I started this blog hoping it would motivate me to work more regularly in the studio, thinking that if I wanted to post regularly, I would create more work in order to have something new to share. Well, I’ve done better in the studio than on the blog. It was easy to stop posting, and the longer I waited, the harder to start again.
Today I’m turning 50, and starting to post here again. Ten weeks ago I joined a group of 20 artists making weekly journal quilts. I chose Thursday as my deadline so that by my birthday I would have 10 completed quilts, a gift to myself of time spent in a consistent studio practice. Here are my 8″ x 8″ quilts so far: