Monthly Archives: January 2013

Do You Have Quilting Gremlins?

First, watch this video from Patricia Lawless
So, do you have Quilting Gremlins?
And I’m not talking about the little things that move your rotary cutter & hide your pieced blocks!
What I’m mean is- do you have those voices in your head that say “you’re not a good quilter” or “you’re not talented enough to make that quilt.”
Sound familiar?
I’ve heard many, many piecers give me their quilt top & tell me it’s a terrible.  I’ve heard guild members say they’ll never be able to do “difficult” quilts.  I’ve heard students say they’ll never improve.
So here’s what I want to tell you- you ARE a good enough quilter!  Your work IS NOT terrible!  Jump in & try that pattern you’ve always loved but have hesitated about starting.
This is our craft, our hobby!  It’s supposed to be fun & freeing & expanding- so squash those gremlins & try that new technique you’ve been scared of….