flippytale Quilter

Art Journey with a Quilty Voice:
I here Voices. The Voices tell me to cut up Fabric. Good Fabric. Into small pieces. Small interesting pieces.
Then the Voices tell me to put them back together again. In interesting ways.
.... I must Obey ....

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Some time and with Beads

April was my last post and now it is June. I still haven't really sewn anything, fabric no longer holds the seduction that it once did for me. But a couple of months ago I was overcome with the desire to make something and I had a dream about a making a bracelet. So I got out my beads, beads I haven't touched in over twenty years! And start beading like a mad woman. So far I've made at least six or eight of these bracelets. One I've given away as a birthday gift. Another is slated to be given as a hostess thank you gift. I'm still fooling around with the beads. I want to sell them on ETSY, but feel that I need to make little bags for them, but that will require sewing, so I may have to try to buy something instead.

I am trying to figure out what sewing represents to me and why it is so unappealing for me. For so many years it has been a corner of my life that I could safely retreat to and feel that I had total control over what I made.