Archive for August 2013

Quotes from MAAP (Making Art A Practice ) 2

Here are some more juicy tidbits from Cat Bennett’s Making Art A Practice: How about this….. An art practice is a way to nurture and grow our creative spirits. The she gives five basic aspects: The first is to declare our intentions to make the art we […]

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Quotes from MAAP (Making Art A Practice)

As you all know, I approach sewing from an artistic endeavor rather than a purely functional duty to meet a need and otherwise not be bothered with. Unfortunately, I think sewing got that rap during the Women’s Revolution during the 60’s.  I always thought, that if you […]

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September Newsletter

In a couple of days my 9th newsletter for this year is coming out, and I feel this needs some preface.  It’s so long and large, that I really didn’t have room to put this in there. The first part of this is about how I fit, […]

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A More Personal Note

A More Personal Note

I saw this article today, and thought I would very much like to see this – it looks like good casting. My connection to Macbeth is more through my father than anything else.  He was the son of a famous mother, and having lived under her shadow, […]

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Two hot fall trends

Two trends I’m noticing out there as we’re coming around the corner to fall, and they have all sorts of possibilities. One thing about being a sewists is that when you catch a trend like this on the upswing you can be right ahead of the curve.  […]

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September Newsletter

I guess I have Anna Wintour September Syndrome this September…my September newsletter is the largest and best one I’ve done to date – so much so that it requires some intro here for my subscribers.  If you aren’t a subscriber, (as they say on Fox Business News) […]

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Your Sewing or Studio Space – 2

On Facebook – Hopefully this works!!! 😉   Post by Sewing Artistry.  

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Your Sewing Studio or Space

How does your space or studio room transform you? From Making Art a Practice: 30 Ways to Paint a Pipe (How To Be The Artist You Are): This book speaks to the moment we cross the threshold of our dreams and step into the studio, whether that […]

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Inspirating 2….er….um…..that’s Inspiration

Inspirating 2....er....um.....that's Inspiration

Yeah, well, I’m not the best speller (referenced to yesterday’s post titled: Inspirating, which has now been corrected!!!)  I think that was my subconscious saying “Inspiration” and “Inspiring” at the same time  – sometimes my head gets ahead of my fingers.  So this is part 2 (only […]

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Inspiration

I conducted a great teleseminar the other night, and thanks to all that participated – and the questions…..what great questions.  Unfortunately I couldn’t get to them all, so hopefully we can do this again – it was really fun. But one of the questions was about inspirations […]

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