Category Archives: creativity

Ideas Into Form Intro

I love ideas. I love that they flow freely to me, hang out, talk to me, challenge me and help me learn and grow. Ideas create endless possibilities. I have lots of ideas. I keep a notebook with lists, narratives, … Continue reading

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A Different Kind Of QAL

I try not to do to many “join in” projects because my schedule doesn’t allow it, but an upcoming quilt along (QAL) caught my attention. It’s called the Learning Quilt-A-Long and you can read about it here. There will be … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday, A Day Late

Not much sewing going on around here. I haven’t been motivated to work on current projects. I thought about starting a new project, but haven’t come up with the energy to do that either. I don’t even know if something … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Art Supply Play

It’s been a while…. In January I decided to change The Short List Creative Play category to Art Supply Play. I wanted to use up some of my art supply stash, especially those things that have a shelf life. The … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Two Questions

This week I heard two questions that got me thinking, one from a speaker and another from a podcaster. The podcast question came from Stephanie over at Sit & Sew Radio. If you haven’t listened to her new podcast, you … Continue reading

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Gluten Free And Other Updates

I few weeks ago I posted about gluten free breakfast and my inability to find Chex instant oatmeal at the store. I emailed the nice people at General Mills, and they confirmed they took it off the market. Last weekend … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Creative Play

The stash report is easy because nothing changed. I had Art Quilt Group at The Foundry last week but didn’t buy anything. The owner spent most of the night unwrapping new bolts. I may not be able to resist forever, … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Opposing Goals

This time of year I think about my goals for next year, not just creatively but for home and work too. My creative goals change the most because the home and work goals take more time and effort to complete, … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Creative Play

Do you allow time for creative play? One could argue that any time spent quilting, painting, carving, etc. is creative play, but that’s not what I mean. Do you take time to experiment beyond your normal creative patterns? What if … Continue reading

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Big Magic

I just finished listening to Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. I’ll admit I loved Eat, Pray, Love and listened to rather than read that one too. As soon as the credits rolled on the last CD, I popped it out … Continue reading

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