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Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Itchin' to be Stitchin'

Is it just me, or do you feel like I haven't been doing any sewing?  I have a bit more paperwork and class preparations to get together before I can really begin.  In the mean time, I can feel sewing withdrawal beginning to kick in.  Do you ever get that??  I spent some time gathering my top inspirational photos that are 'calling' me.  Here is the lineup...

early summer at Grasswood, SK after a tornado warning had passed

I've only prepped the background so far...

Then there are a couple of these from this past weekend...  they melt my heart.  This one in particular is pretty full of fall colors, and lots of detail.  There will be a lot of stitching in this one, and it will not be a small piece.

I love the softness of this next one.  It's such a pretty fall palette.

And finally, this horizontal one from Silverspring just has such a nice free feel to it.  I have to do this one too, though I my omit the city in the background.  I'm not sure yet...

So that is my work-in-progress: figuring out where to start.  : )  Well, ya gotta start somewhere!  Have a great day.


Threadpainter said...

Hi Monika,
I love every one of these photos and I know you will do them justice !
Just back from my retreat and feeling much better, myself, about not doing much sewing lately !

HollyM said...

I've been having some of that itch lately too! I've been doing a little sewing here and there but not getting a lot done.
I love that second photo.
Fall colours are beautiful but I love the often colorectal we get when the leaves fade.
The horizontal one will be lovely too.

Mary Ann said...

I been working on a special project non-stop since September 1st and I finished last night. Now I'm sitting here feeling lost...LOL What to do? What to do? Ah well. It's good to have a break to refuel your creative self:)

Dahn said...

Woo hoo! I can't wait to see what marvellous pieces you make!! :-)
I love your photos too.

Anonymous said...

Oh!! I love the first one!
I really enjoyed your presentation at Guild on Monday. Well done.

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