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  • Hello - From All Over

    Military spouse here so we move and move and yes, move again! I'm so pleased to have found this forum. I'm a teeny tiny business owner with an Etsy shop (http://doubleneedledesigns.etsy.com) so all this wonderful information folk share make me feel right at home and I'm pleased to be a part...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Doubleneedle on 20 Mar 2013
  • Re: Do you feel confident in your quilts artistic merits?

    Hi Rachel, yes I remember your post sometime ago. But if what you tell us today is not empowerment I don't know what is. All the same I've always felt that it is unimportant whether others "get it" or not, why should they? After all each of us has a different approach to things we see...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Caribquilter on 5 Jan 2010
  • Re: Do you feel confident in your quilts artistic merits?

    I just finished my 1st solo piece. It was quite an ambitious project so I'm really pleased to have achieved it. I laid it on my table and I admire it and have shown it to my friends and neighbors who think it is wonderful (so much for my doubts). Only I know there are mistakes in it, after all it...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Caribquilter on 13 Nov 2009
  • Re: Do you feel confident in your quilts artistic merits?

    Everone has self-doubts, that normal. My self-doubts only occasionly deal with the art in my quilts. Now that doesn't mean they are perfect, far from it. But nothing is perfect. My art quilts help me to stay sane, I have a need to create things. Some times it is cooking, sometimes it is an art quilt...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by DinahT on 30 Oct 2009
  • Teaching Service To Others With 4-H Quilts

    Wanted to share something special with my Quilting Arts Friends, My 4-H quilters donated 52 quilts to the neonatal unit at St. Viencent's Hospital in Toledo yesterday. It was very inspiring to see my quilters realize how their creations will make a difference to so many lives. You can read about...
  • Who or what is your muse?

    Some people love their fur-faced animals, some are inspired by their children, others by nature, skyscrapers or even other art forms and artists. What's your muse? Do you just have one? How do you access it? How do you make it go to sleep at 4 am when you're ready for bed and it still wants to...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Approachable Art on 13 May 2009