Wednesday, March 28, 2018

To Die, Unloved

Daily Draw: Chinese Tarot ~ 5 of Wands/Staves

Debating the aesthetics of someone else's art.  Pointless but fun.

Quilt police comments:
How can you do something so boring?
How do you have the patience?
Why in the world do you do this?
Where do you get your ideas...(book authors get this all the time)
Why don't you quilt your own quilts?
That isn't a real quilt because it wasn't hand quilted.
Did you know this, that, or the other is backwards?
Ah. You make utility/farmhand quilts.

It will be disputed but there aren't any Quilt Police, just the harsh words we run thorough our own mind. Although that last one has been smarting for awhile. If I decide to make something with red in it, I'll use 20 or 30 or 40 different reds. In the 'olden days' scrap quilts were utility quilts, used hard, soon tattered, made from worn out clothing scraps.

On the other hand, I would be happy if recipients used my quilts hard and wore them out. There are more where they came from and I'd rather them used than stuck in a stuffy attic to die, unloved.