Sunday, September 12, 2010
To Fly or Not to Fly
This line was initially covered with crows that flew off, but these ones carried their intermission on a little longer. Sometimes I carry my intermission on too long; I want to play with my fabrics and fly with my creativity - and - all of life's other demands and temptations vie for my attention. So I missed nearly two days in the studio and noticed how irritable and unsatisfied I began to feel. Then when I did go there, it took a little time for something to spark until I was off and flying. This bird is a mola, I think, and it's one I found at a garage sale when I first was starting to sew - for less then a dollar! I am glad that it flew to settle in my home, with all that careful and lovely stitching and colour. And - I also think about how stitch seems to often be under-valued and what a shame that is.