A NEW THING
1.) Looking for full time attorney job
2.) Doing some contract attorney work
3.) Being unemployed sure does change your perspective in so many ways
4.) Patchwork saved me
Being unemployed can kill your sense of self worth. It will kill alot of you inside and outside. I desperately needed something. Something where I could see fast results but still a challenge and creative in some way. Something that would not hurt my back. Something cheap. Something colorful. Something I could do each day. And just by chance when googling "patchwork curtains" because I had seen these beauties:
|By Rachel Stitched in Color
And then I started following Rachel and her BLOG and then other quilting blogs, tutorials, etc etc. You know how it goes....
One day when I was so very low, I saw that Rachel was offering an on-line class and I signed up immediately. A project or more each week! A deadline! Color! Design! Learning something new! An accomplishment! and I got a sewing machine! and I LOVE fabric!
And TOOLS! A whole new bunch of very cool tools:
And Quilting is not what it use to be. IT is HOT< HOT< HOT and the Modern Quilting movement is HUGE which is my favorite:
|From Quilt Con 2013
|I need to get the artists for these