Myself, I am not a Type A, but rather an overachieving artist, I'd like to think. That is, unless you look closely at the things that I have a penchant for tackling. What idiot would agree to making a soccer banner, creating a bride's necklace and designing the groom's mom's wedding attire? Hmmm...sounds like a duck, acts like a duck....
Here's the deal...the real problem is that these creative opportunities come in cycles. By cycles, I mean all at once. Before I know it, I'm in over my head, even though I am ever confident of my capabilities. And, I want to do them all! If it weren't for the other projects that seem to beckon me, whispering softly "here Laurel, work on me this morning" I would be fine.
For instance...that beautiful, maddening lace scarf that I mentioned a few posts ago? I finished it. I was obsessed with working on it when I should have been working on the bride's necklace.
Done. (Check that one off the list). Wait, it wasn't on the list...
When the Coach asks for a soccer banner and the Coach is your favorite daughter-in-law, what can you say? So let's go for the most elaborate design you can find, Laurel...it's your normal M.O. Forgot to take a picture but it looks something like this image...The letters were murder...thank God my daughter helped with this one. Done in time for team pictures!!
I also finished the bride's necklace and earrings this week, but I can't show you the whole thing (Bride's like to keep these things under wraps. The pearls are exquisite.
In case you're wondering, I haven't touched the art quilt for a couple of weeks, but at least I have started on the free motion quilting...I had to put it aside while I worked on the banner. And Colette is waiting rather impatiently for attention as well. Come to think of it, I believe that she is definitely Type A - why else would she be in my face all the time???
Laurel. I heard that! I am NOT weird.