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Your piece was not selected
artistic development / rejection

Your piece was not selected

If I had a yard of fabric for every time I got one of those emails I’d have a LOT more fabric in my studio! I’ve curated several juried exhibits now and one of the parts I hate about curating is having to send rejection letters. As an artist who has received a lot of them myself, I know that feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when you open that email and read that your piece was not accepted. Continue reading

Finish it!
quilting

Finish it!

I never work on more than one quilt at a time and I never start a new one until the one I’m working on is finished.  Does that surprise you? Are you the type who starts a piece, gets midway through and then puts it aside to start another one?  Or maybe you’re working on … Continue reading

more books…
books / reviews

more books…

In my last blog post on books the focus was on inspiration and creativity.  This time it’s all about surface design and dimensional textiles.   A couple of these are out of print but they’re well worth tracking down a used copy.  If you’ve got some favorites in these categories, please feel free to share them … Continue reading

Books, books and more books
books / reviews

Books, books and more books

Over the course of my artistic journey I’ve compiled quite an extensive library. I’ve got books on a wide variety of subjects: quilting, bookmaking, surface design, mixed media, art history, business etc etc. You get the idea – I have a lot of books! I thought it might be fun to do a blog post every so often about some of my favorite books in a particular subject. In this post I’ll share my favorites on the subject of inspiration/creativity and business… Continue reading