I’ve been leisurely working my way through Kaffe Fassett’s autobiography, Dreaming in Color. It is a fascinating peek into a creative mind at work. One of the first things that struck me in my reading was his comments about how messy his space gets when he’s in his creative mode. My mother was a neatnik and I know she would be truly appalled to see my work area when I quilt. Quite honestly, I'm also appalled at the mess I create.
I’m in the process of putting the two background pieces for this month’s two “Be Attitude” blocks together. I wanted to substitute some of my own fabrics for those supplied in the kit and have been having a gloriously messy time doing it.
I'm still not happy with where they stand, particularly the last one which has too little contrast between the border pieces and seems too dark overall...I may have to dig through my treasure trove some more or even make a purchase at the quilt shop tomorrow.
On a separate note, I'm trying to decide what route to take for keeping up with the blogs I follow since Google Reader will be discontinued. I would appreciate any thoughts.