Last week, I get up close and personal with my 100-Day Project. My goal is that this stitching will become a piece of art on my living room wall. I have taken my time on this project and I even spent some time learning about listening to that inner creative voice. Kym shared a link for a link to sign up for The Makerie’s first Playful Pause. I thoroughly enjoyed the hour I spent, but I especially loved listening to Melanie Falick read from her book, Making A Life. The bit she shared made me wish that my library was open! I really want to go pick up a copy of the book and settle in with it.
I spent time mentally blocking out my next steps and there was a day or two that I was unsure… so I paused and spent time thinking about what I was uncertain about. Mostly, it was *my uncertainty* in myself. (more on that tomorrow!)
But today, this poem speaks to me…to my heart.
Thank you, Hazel Hall for your simple, timeless words.
Happy Monday everyone!
Love the image of “needles of rain” – thanks for sharing that poem. Love the close up of your sewing. I am so intrigued with your piece Kat!
your french knots are delicate and beautiful! I am still in cross stitch mode while thinking about other knitting projects. I wish my reading mojo would come back but other hobbies are squeezing in and I’m just going with it.
I always enjoy your updates on IG and these macro shots are wonderful. Combined with that poem – perfection. Thanks for a lovely start to a rainy Monday, Kat!
The Makerie workshop was such a breath of fresh air! I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Kat. I wish we lived close enough that I could share my copy of Melanie’s book with you. Happy stitching!
Damnit, I forgot all about that workshop!! Glad you enjoyed it, though.
I love watching your stitching progress. I used to do a lot of counted cross stitch, but that was always stitching with someone telling me what and where to do something. I find your project to be so inspiring because it’s like sketching with fiber.
oh my – one and two and three seems like such the perfect rhythm for french knots! (yours look awesome!)
Those french knots are so lovely. I’m thankful for that picture!!
I enjoyed the Makerie retreat so much—while my runninstitch project was relaxing, Melanie’s reading was the highlight, wasn’t it?! I got right on my library’s website to place a hold!! Sounds like our system is aiming to offer safe book returns and curbside pick-ups by May 8. I screamed out loud when I read the email announcement.
Gorgeous French knots there!!
Melanie’s reading was the highlight of the Makerie event for me, as well!!