Is Enough, Ever Enough?

“Fog”, finished at last, whew!

If you feel I’ve been neglecting my blog postings this last year, you would be right.
I’ve been working on five art quilts & several commissions for about a year. This is the very last one, I’m just now framing it & will post it in my Etsy shop https://BarbaraHarms.com

  1. Spending so much time working on several pieces of fiber art, may seem excessive. But, I’ve resigned myself to the fact “that things take as long as they take.
  2. The important thing is to get what you’re working on to the point where you are happy with the results. If you think what you have made is good, you can feel proud of your work. I know that I am really making my art for me, I need to be able to look at it and feel good. If I don’t like a piece I made, it drives me to disration. I think eveen some of the art quilters at the top of the field feel the same way. But the thing is, generally your gut feeling is right, believe it.

2- In all honesty, I am a bit obsessive ( I realize that my saying “a bit” will have my friends laughing out loud. ( “A bit? She says a bit???” ha, ha, ha).

As a lot of art quilters will attest to, it’s hard to recognize when it’s time to stop. There’s always that “just one more thing.”

My statis after about a year? I’ve completed most of the art quilts, a few have already sold. And the commissioned works have been completed & delivered. The others are close to completion. (But… you know, if I reworked a few tiny changes, they could be even better.)

The art quilt at the top of this post is the most recently finished. (That’s if I can reign myself in and say enough is enough).

Here is the last quilt, it is completed. I’m going to frame this one and will post it.

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https://Barbaraharms.com

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A large geometric with curved off kilter strips. Available for sale on my Etsy shop,

https://Barbaraharms.com


Spring’s a Coming 

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Sunshine, Warmth and Water = An Ecstasy of Color and Fragrance

Just bought pots of early spring flowers, the first to hit the stores this Oregon spring. Every winter at the  exact moment when you know you can’t take one more dark dreary day, then spring arrives at that exact moment we need it. The dark dreary days are immediately  forgotten and forgiven because  IT IS SPRING IN OREGON!! And Oregon is a mighty great place to be in the spring!!

With the prospect of all the lovely flowers to come, another thing comes to mind. Art quilts with wonderful flowers and the sights of spring, summer and even into fall.

Spring’s a Coming 

My Art Quilts Need a New Home. Do you realize

I’m going to put my big girl panties on!

  • My art quilts need a new home.
    • One day after I logged on, I found my blog theme had imploded, words filled every square inch.Words, titles, snippets from posts, letters covered my entire
    • home page.
  • A voice was screaming in my brain when I realized what this meant,”Arrrgh, I’ll have to set up a new theme all by myself”,“OHO.NOO What am I going to do?” A deep groan of despair escaped my lips “Who would I find to help me?”
  • The thought struck fear in my heart! I am tech challenged to put to put it  mildly,. 

My Art Quilts Need a New Home. Do you realize