My best friend forwarded me this article from the New Yorker about Craft Wars and I found it really fascinating. It brought me back to my college days when I hung out with people who discussed this topic regularly. I thought I'd share it with you...
What do you think? Is there a distinction in the quilting world between Art Quilts and Functional Quilts? Are quilters that snobby about categorizing quilts?
As for the Arts and Crafts Movement I do agree with William Morris and have been taking steps over the last few years to downsize and purge all the unnecessary items in my life.
“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.”
- William Morris
Well, let me know if you check out some of the blogs mentioned in that article...I know I'm going to...
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- Link up any post from the past week that features some creative thinking going on in your creative world. It can be anything, quilting, home improvement, fashion, crafting, DIY gifts, cooking...whatever you have recently thought "hmmm, you know what I should create" is perfectly appropriate for the Think Tank. TTT is all about whatever you are currently brainstorming and would like feedback or encouragement on!
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