I am so glad the Fall and Winter is upon us. I know people might not like the snow but I enjoy it. It's wonderful to walk in Central Park and see the last greening of the trees. Walking in the park wrapped in a hand knitted shawl is a sheer rapture.
In the last few weeks something has come over me. I really feel a strong urge to do more quilting. I used to be so unsure about how I styled my art but now I'm just going forth. Deep down, I felt my work so awful. Through the help of my art coach at church and my sewing sisters here, I realized that I never did bad work. A lot of what I felt about myself is based on fear. What I have learned is what's behind the fear. I have told myself stories about my art that were never true. With the fear gone, I giving some of my each day to my quilting, knitting and writing.
I placed an order for yarn. I brought a new design book called "Knit Notes". I'm planning to knit a Gansey fisherman sweater. I have a strong appeal for this garment because of it's construction. I'm finishing up my "UFO's", knittiing and sewing. Another thing I love about this season is my Fall reading list. I have at about 10 books to read unitl the New Year. I reading some classics, Dickens, Thoreau and Henry James are on my list. I'm also re-reading some books that I read in high school, Brave New world and The Great Gatbsy. I am also working on my creative writing. I'm writing a article on the Gospel of Luke. When I finish it, I'm sending it out to se if I can get it published. I'm so glad the suffering hot summer is over. All my creative impluses are abundant! Will post more pics when I have completed my projects. (And I will finish them, with pleasure!)