I've been going through some heavy duty withdrawals the past few days. 2 1/2 weeks ago, my Dr. let me drop my Zoloft from 75 milligrams to 50 milligrams. Overall, I feel much better but on Friday, my mood dropped drastically. I could feel the chemicals moving and changing in my body and my brain. Quite un-nerving!! But I kept talking myself through it and it seems to be balancing out now.
I have decided to formally announce that I am no longer designing Counted Cross Stitch. I want to pursue other avenues. I'm a Crazy Quilter. And yes, you may highlight the word "crazy"! LOL!!! Honestly, crazy quilting and mixed media textile art is what I love so that's what I'm doing from here on in.
I will continue to add my hand-made items to my Etsy shop. I really enjoy that a lot!!! I just did a CQ project for a new magazine to be released in the Fall:
Click here to visit their website!
I've been sending some things out to Somerset Studio publications and I plan to teach Crazy Quilting out of my home. I haven't worked out all of the details yet but I'm getting it together little by little. I've been sick for a long time and I really need to get my life together and back on track. I just can't go back to doing some of the things I did before. I'm 1/2 way between Chicago & Milwaukee so if anyone lives in my area and would like to learn crazy quilting and perhaps some of the other gazillion things I know how to do, please drop me an email and let me know.
In other news, I wanted to share this photo with you:
Darlene K. worked this lovely crazy quilt block using my peacock tutorial. Isn't it pretty? I just love peacocks and was thrilled to receive Darlene's photo. If you would like to work with my Peacock Tutorial, you can find it here. Thank you so much Darlene for granting me permission to post the photo of your beautiful peacock block!!!
So what else do I have to talk about today? Well, I add a few new things to the shop. These lovely earrings were made by Kathi:
Gorgeous!!!! And I added these Crazy Quilt pieces that I did:
I just had to do a crazy quilt block with Marie Antoinette! You know I just love the pink and the fluffyness of Marie!!!! Anyway, these and more can be found here.
In other news, Scott has the vinyl top on the Model A now:
Isn't this car beautiful! He's worked so hard on it. I think he's getting the bumpers ready to put on the car now. Not sure exactly but the more that goes on, the better it looks!!! He puts it in the front yard for awhile on the weekends and then I ride with him when he drives it back into the garage! I love looking at it! He puts it up front here so I can see it while I'm stitching.
I guess that's it for today. Oh, with 1 exception! I thought you'd like to see what I have to contend with when I'm on my laptop:
Lucy just loves to lay on the keyboard! Makes typing a bit of a challenge!!! And here's one more photo of my little Miss Queeny:
Those green eyes just melt my heart!!!!
Ok, I'm off to put some salad together for dinner! More tomorrow.