Don’t Poke the Bear

Yesterday, February 1st was the first Reveal date for The Endeavourers, our new art quilt group, and our theme for this quarter was ‘Nature’. My full post for the quilt I made for this challenge, including both my thoughts and the making process, can be found on The Endeavourers blog and also at the bottom […]

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‘P’ IS FOR PAPER

On Sunday I said I had settled on my ‘word for the year’. And the word I have settled on isn’t actually ‘Adventure’ but ‘Paper!’ Perhaps, though, I shall try to keep ‘Adventure’ for the spirit of the year. I know ‘Paper’ might sound rather dull and mundane – a bit passé in this digital […]

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On becoming a Diarist…

Are you a diarist? Or a keeper of a journal, or a note book? Do you record important events and ideas, perhaps doodles and sketches, designs? Aside from a work diary of appointments, I can’t tell you how much I envy and admire anyone who can keep a coherent record of events or projects for […]

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Leap in Colour?

I am very nearly at the Ta-da of the peg bag pattern – and I am very keen to get the Ta-da in soon or an entire year will have passed since I announced I was ‘in the process’ of making it. And, whilst I was working on the pattern this week, I have been making a […]

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Purple Passion / Once upon a time…

Do you love lavender? Are you mad about mauve? Today is the third reveal day for Four in Art  – an Art Quilt Group, which aims to: “…to break out of the usual gridded experience and try a new concept, free of structure or preconception, moving the boundaries of our own skills forward in both concept and […]

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Four in Art, May. Colour + Music

Happy Beltane, May Day or what you will :) ‘Today is the second reveal day for Four in Art  – an Art Quilt Group, which I am very happy to have joined this year and which aims to:“…to break out of the usual gridded experience and try a new concept, free of structure or preconception, moving the […]

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Four-in-Art – Colour + Microscopic

This year I have joined Four-in-Art. Four-in-Art, is a small group with the stated common desire to: ‘break out of the usual gridded experience and try a new concept, free of structure or preconception, moving the boundaries of our own skills forward in both concept and technique’.The overall theme for this year is colour and […]

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…not afraid…

Because a heap of words is too many and not enough… Some pencils… a picture… and a few words of Joachim Roncin – the French Stylist who created this: “This is what Je Suis Charlie actually means: I am free, I am not afraid.”   * * * * * * * Janine @ Rainbow Hare

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