The longer I spend in my own skin, the more I realize one profound truth; life and I are both complicated. We're not so easily distilled down to one trait, one interest, one topic to explore. I skate, I quilt, I cook, I struggle with depression, I love. Most of all, I write. So, here it all is, like the big jumble of words, feelings, fears, and triumphs rolling around in my head.
2008 was all about taking a break from quilting. After the mondo heartache suffered during the construction of the Grandma quilt, I had a hard time bringing myself back into the quilting fray. Couple that with planning a wedding and all the aftermath that entailed, and 2008 was all but lost. Even so, here they are--quilts completed in 2008:
The quilts, they have come, and the quilts, they have gone. Overall, they have gone remarkably well this year as the quality and quantity of my work has increased exponentially. Here's to the International Quilt Festival and actually taking some classes! Here's a list (in chronological order) of the quilts I've completed this year.