frenchtown fiber

Chris Mundy and Kate House try to make art while navigating the crap life throws at them.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Book My Ass

I e-mailed the book editor and she has not e-mailed back. This is the part where I feel discouraged. This is the part where I think, that was just a dream. Even if she never gets back to me, I think I will send them a pitch for the book idea this all sparked me to think up.

Here is my latest feed sack quilt, now on Etsy. It occurs to me that I have enough art quilts made with feed sacks that I might make it it's own catagory.

Here is another example of my flower pounding experiments. I really like the colors on this one. I'm not sure what I will do with this fabric. I've been looking at ATCs lately. I see some people sell them on Etsy, but when you read about ATCs on the web, they are supposed to be traded, not sold. I thought briefly about joining a trading group and then snapped out of it. The thing about joining a group is you end up with some kind of obligation.

Last year I made a few things for Christmas, but did not sell much. I was thinking that I could make ATC size items that could be thought of as ornaments. I have 2 half finished pieces going right now. I'd like to finish them before I start up something new. Unfinished objects make me a little crazy.

Joe and I are going out with friends tonight. The National Hotel had it's grand re-opening in Frenchtown on Tuesday, and we are very happy. The National Hotel is a very old establishment. Naturally it has gone through a number of owners, but the place closed down a  year or so ago and they boarded it up! It really looked horrible, like a crack house or something. Maybe I'll take some pictures if I think of it.


Martys Fiber Musings said...

Just a note...if they are traded, then it is an ATC. But when they are sold, then they become an ACEO- Artist's Card Edition and Original. So much for that.

Doreen said...

I just saw your shop on Etsy...I have one there too...!
Tell me about your book project?
I have one too!
(Seeing some similarities here, that are very interesting!)
You can see my blog devoted to Vessels of Love (the art) and Effortless Endeavor (involves photos and EE writing... ie:book)

keep Playing! doreen