“If you wish for random serendipity, happenstance, or accident… avoid design by all means.” —Robert Peters
Do you hear the bell of enlightenment ringing in my sewing room?
Now, I see a direct line between the process I use, and the product I create!
I’m not sure I’ll change anything, but this does explain a lot.
I’ll admit to a tad of frustration, when I cut up beautiful fabric, sew it back together again, and then… decide I really should cut it all up again.
While I absolutely love the random serendipity of what I do, my quilts are a direct result of happenstance and accident!
The few times I have planned or designed a quilt, I was bored by the process, and wanted to get on with it — yet those particular quilts, turned out pretty spectacular.
So, I’m learning.
Apparently, a little planning and design would go a long way in solving some of my happy accidents. Still, I think I will always cherish a quilt full of happenstance!
Quit laughing Ken!