I've finally come to realize that when I have that great hunger, as in obsession, to go shopping, to find new things and inspiration, it is really my greatest desire to steal away some creative time with what I already have. It seems to have been a pattern for quite some time, as I have accumulated quite the stash of stuff, and I'm just now learning how to curb those urges and reward myself with what I am really craving, which is simple creative action.
I love the rhythm of the hand quilting, I just wish that it weren't so difficult for me to sit down and enjoy doing it. Why is it that I feel so unproductive when I do handwork? I guess that I'm addicted to the speed of the machine, and yet I am so ready for a change of pace. Time to make some adjustments and see what creative things happen.
On the speedy side of things, here are a few Pinterest inspired projects that I finished up for Christmas,