Hello and welcome to my Blog especially for textile artists, combining inspiration, personal growth, creativity and design. All the good things!
Slow and steady is a far simpler and far more effective methodology for success – and it allows you to work on what’s really important.
In simple point form, here are my suggestions for building your very own portfolio.
Progress, headway, forward movement – that’s what you’re looking for.
Branding is the go-to buzzword in any industry nowadays. And it's the same for textile and fibre artists too. It's important, so let me share with you what I've learned over the last decade or so. I'm no expert, but I've tried to read and research how I should be...
Nourish, bolster and stimulate that need to be creative – it needs to be fortified and encouraged regularly.
So in terms of the chicken and egg analogy relating to embroidery, technique is the trump card, in my opinion.
If you wish to have your work associated with quality, remember to look at your work processes and choices from beginning to end.
The thing to do is to learn to control the time available to you and use it sensibly to reach those goals without the need to lower the quality of your work.
Not a difficult technique at all, but one that gives back tenfold if you’re willing to put the time into it.
Basically, I’m using energy created as I stitch to contemplate, evaluate and calculate my next move on each piece.
They must be stylish and they must be practical – just as they were originally intended.
So, if you’re ever in this enviable/unenviable position, proceed with a mental picture and plenty of measurements of your new plan.
When serendipity knocks at your door, embrace it with all your might. It may mean a change of direction – and that can be a very good thing sometimes.
After years of stitching, I never really set out with the aim to sell. How things have changed, because I do now. And although I don't have an online sales platform yet, one is in the offing. So, it really comes back to that age-old question. Do you make to sell or...
Spread the learning load across too many techniques and the likelihood is, you’ll excel at nothing.