Archive for February 6th, 2009

On your marks, get set…

I, like lots of other folk, find many ways to procrastinate. Here’s my plan on how to be very creative this weekend:

  • Deadline…check. I’ve got to get some pieces done for the Multi Media Show, take in is a week from Sunday.
  • House clean…check. My cleaning lady was here today, so we already are picked up & cleaned up. All the laundry has been folded and folks have put it away (except I haven’t done mine…but it’s in front of my closet!)
  • Colors chosen….check!
  • One beautiful piece of inspiration fabric I dyed from a palette I’m working with:


  • A couple of dark to light pieces I dyed to go with the fancy dancy fabric:


  • Lots of shades & tints of the main colors of the inspiration fabric. Value is important! A simple lesson that was years in the learning!


  • Plan of attack…check! I’ve got some little printouts of the house sides printed out, and I’ve sketched some possible layouts on them. This helps me get beyond the “what do I do” phase when faced with a blank sheet of release paper, just waiting for fabric. Another genius tip from Melody.


Now,  let’s see what I can get accomplished tomorrow!

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