Wednesday, July 1, 2015

stitching snippets

Colourful stitching gives a zing today.  Working with aqua, bright orange, cheery yellow and hot pink brightens my wintery afternoon. 
  Hand stitching is so soothing.
When my mind feels muddled and I don’t “feel” creative, I go through the motions of hand embroidery – steadily following the pattern without  thinking .
The rhythmic action allows me to ponder.
To meditate and contemplate, freeing from the nagging guilt that I am not coming up with original creativity that is more dramatic.
Stitching is a quiet achievement.

 It is good to be productive when I don’t feel productive.

Even the snippety scraps are pretty!

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