Sunday, February 7, 2016

Work in Progress: Procrastination

I’ve been in a complete creative funk all week, and the new collar project is mostly to blame. I started getting more than a little tired of working on it several days ago. Not only had it become rather boring, but I was running out of ‘good’ beads to use; searching through the mix to find seed beads of the right size was tedious. I’d been avoiding the project all together for a few days when it occurred to me that I don’t have to keep working on it. This piece was just an experiment after all. Now that I have all of the information I need about the stitch, I can stop any time. I think I might tinker with it a bit more and see if I can make use of it as-is, otherwise it’s going in the UfO pile.

Stalled Collar in Progress

I have some quick tutorial projects lined up, and a commission for some matching rings. After that, who knows? So long as it’s not netted or blue, I’m down.

What are you making right now?


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  1. I know how you feel! I just learned how to CRAW and it's was exciting when I didn't know how and I would spend hours looking at the beautiful pieces! It was exciting as I was learning and very exciting that I did learn. I'm now making a piece and it a long process, doing the same thing over and over, using the same color. That part bores me, but I'm determined to complete my first CRAW piece!

  2. Your collar is very pretty. I hope you will become re-inspired and finish it up some way!


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