choices

Choices. I am a people-watcher. I love to sit and observe people; think about why they chose to wear what they have; look at their family dynamics; the people they surround themselves with; the things they do; the books they might be reading on the beach….
It all comes back to choices. The same with our quilting, but sometimes we struggle with the choices and it can be harder than it should be! I’ve been working on this little piece ….
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which I hope will be the cover page of my fabric journal, which my Art Quilt group has been working on as our personal challenge for the past year. I’ve shown these pages here on the blog in the past:
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using only one shape

using only one shape


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time


and talked about the journal here
We have now finished the pages, so the current task is to create a cover page. I don’t have a theme for the cover so I have been working on a cityscape, which is one of my favourite themes. Although this is more like a ‘small town’ than a city..
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just sewing little scraps on here and there, all by hand, while experimenting with different stitches…
It is not finished by a long way, so these are just progress photos. After each bit of stitching I have another choice to make- which scrap of fabric, which stitch, which thread…
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Sometimes it can seem as though I take longer and longer to decide on what to do next. I’m currently working on the stitched ‘road’ that runs through the middle…
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How about you- how is your decision-making coming along on your current project?

One thought on “choices

  1. A fabric journal – on my list too. Been working on January’s page as it is my intention to do a page a month in this one and a page a week in my watercolor journal.
    I love your little cityscape in the making. But that sun – oh that sun – is spectacular!

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