I have started a day job, Monday to Friday- day work after 37 years of shift work!
A significant change in our lives! A little less time for stitching, but if I am organised, more time as I will not be so tired.
Last year I was highly motivated and was doing the Weekly Art Project - which encouraged me to make something and blog each week. An excellent plan.
This year I am participating in the Monthly Art Project (MAP), I am keen to get back into the weekly art 'thing' as it was quite satisfying, and now that I working day work, it could be a litle easier to manage, and be organised.
My MAP paramaters:
Specific- expand my design skills- add colour later on as I become more confident with the black and white.
Measureable- progress will be obvious (I hope)- small blocks- about 10-12 inches square
Achievable- yes- small blocks, 2 colours
Realistic- expanding my 'organised Improv' skillsTimebound- yes. Machine pieced and quilted
I am inspired by Nancy Crow and the modern quilters of the rest of the world!
Here are some preliminary drawings and February and March blocks
|Progress, its a bit misshaped by now, making it larger than the intended finished size is the key to success|
|Preliminary drawing for March|
March block completed.
This is proving to be a fun project, and I think that as of this week I will try to make a small block each week, be accountable and blog a little more, procrastinate a little less!
I am loving my Bernina Q20, in fact all my Bernina's! I am still doing a little machine quilting teaching along the way at local stores. Life is good!