An Informal Fabric Stack Project
Last week on her blog, artist Lisa Call had a fun idea – have each of us that has stacks of fabric take photos of our stacks and post them on our blogs and then add a comment on her blog, so that we can all go enjoy looking at each other’s colorful stacks.
The idea in either case is that multiple artists will post photos of their own “stacks” on their own blogs, and then add a link in the comments section of either Lisa’s post (if fabric artist) or Seth’s post (if paper artist), so that everyone can check out all the cool “stacks” we’ve all got.
Yes, I’m a Fabric Junkie!
But really, what textile artist isn’t? Ok, some of us are worse than others. I currently have a (spouse-imposed!) limit of
4 (oops, make that 3) racks of fabric. Actually, the limit is for my own good and I need these boundaries, otherwise, well, my studio would likely become over run with fabric and I’d be so overwhelmed I’d never get anything done.
I’ve acquired quite a stash in the few years I’ve been working in textiles and I do weed through it on occasion and donate some of it to charitable causes. I’m working mostly with my own hand-dyed fabrics these days, so some of those commercial fabrics I found at thrift stores don’t quite have the same appeal now that they did back when I first acquired them and I know others will put them to good use.
And sometimes it’s just necessary to let go of the old to make room for the new!
If you have a stack you’d like to share, please do join in the Informal Fabric Stack Project on Lisa’s blog.