In the words of Penelope Stamp, I don’t plan, which is also evidenced by my missing posts for the SMCSF Blog Challenge.
This past weekend included a trip with my mom and brother to celebrate my grandfather’s birthday. Normally E and I will make the usual trek to the Art Walk down in Wynwood, but there was an artful surprise in store during my Naples trip!
My mom squeezed in a quick visit to a quilt shop which is one of her vices whenever she gets a chance. While mom was clearly in her zone, and a quilting class was all a chatter in the background, I began flipping through a book on the artist Kaffe Fassett. What intrigued me most about his work was how vibrant and varied it was. As I thumbed through a few more pages, I learned he was into a variety of other mediums such as needlepoint, mosaics, and knitting to name a few. He is also known for his unique fabric designs, which are just as diverse and fun. A lot of it reminds me of a bold take on Anthropologie’s boutique designers.
Below are a sample of some of his fabric patterns:
Is it just me or are these prints begging to be made into wonderfully flowing skirts and dresses? I know we’re in the middle of fall, but in South Florida this season (sadly) doesn’t seem to exist. If only I knew how to sew! Although I wouldn’t mind learning to sew, this is a fine line because there are still many other creative projects I have still waiting to be completed. And that’s when I start to wonder if others find themselves in the same boat. Do you find yourself quickly moving from project to project without finishing one first?
Do you tend