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October 21, 2008
The Quilting Continuum: Two More Thoughts
Conversations today on the recent post about The Quilting Continuum have yielded two more thoughts:
1. For me, and for some others, quilting is not about the destination. It is about the journey.
2. With the price of fabric anymore, intricate projects that take a long time make a
Those are good points, Nancy. To me, it is about the journey, and all the valuable
gathered along the way...
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 4:26:00 PM
Great way to pull this together. Such fantastic inspiration you had here, too! Thanks for sharing all this goodness.
Slow Quilting Love, *karendianne. who needs to slow down.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 9:09:00 PM
This is really an interesting topic. I always felt a bit put-off by quilters who called themselves "fabric artists" as though they felt the need to distinguish themselves from "lowly" quilters. I think all quilters are "fabric artists". I do find that I agree with Gretchen though. Sometimes I need to put together utilitarian quilts - my son and the cats destroy quilts - but my favorites are the ones that I put time and love into ... how much time - who knows and I don't care - it's the process that counts for me.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 8:28:00 AM
Beautifully said. I pray whenever I go to cut a piece of fabric.
I received my wonderful pattern last night and I can not wait to go shopping for it!!! Thank you from the very bottom of my heart! It means a lot to me.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 2:47:00 PM
I think fabric artist connotes a person who may do quilts but also does other stuff with fabric, and it isn't necessarily quilted. I don't think it necessarily means any ranking.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:25:00 PM
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