Sometimes you feel like everything you start just flows off your needle and you didn’t actually realise how fast you work and then you are done.
Or you are like me and have a problem with finishing things in general. And then there are times when nothing works out and you feel like you cannot even start anything, or not pick up what you started already.
The shelf I am keeping my wool stash really needed some sorting – this happens when you put all kind of things (snippets of wool from the last finished project, new wool I needed to buy and so on) in there “for now” and “put it away properly later”.
As you know the three of us work very differently when it comes to our own designs. Today I want to show you how I start with something new (and as I am the one with the many many WIPs, starting is the easiest thing for me).
I actually don’t think that I am a creative person. I cannot really draw or decorate and my pictures are generally rather OK than inspiring. So why should you be interested in what I have to say on the matter?
In my mind having tons of WIPs – works in progress – is a sign of a creative mind. At least that is what I am telling myself.
Today I spent an hour frogging some of the WIPs I have been dragging around for years, finally giving up on them. I found things I haven’t seen in a year (last January I shifted through my WIPs for the last time). And I can honestly tell you: I have no idea if I even finished one of the WIPs I had lying around last January. My plan for this year: doing better.