Saturday, April 19, 2014

Two posts: A-Z and Focus on Life

Focus on Life:
This week's topic was a moment captured in black and white. 
Over the last week I've been working like crazy on my Bead Soup Blog Party piece.  Having a lot of ups and downs, some epic fails, and it's feeling every bit a challenge.  My soup is AMAZING though, I really, really, really love it!! So really it's just my muse seems to have disappeared....  Anyway - here it sits on my bead table....taunting me to keep going....

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Today's Blogging from A-Z letter is Q
A difficult letter, but I'm going to use the same topic that I've used in the past for Q, which is Quilts.  And like other years, I'm referring to the Bead-It-Forward quilt project!

But this year, there is a twist to my topic, because as of last week, I will be the new keeper of the project!!!  Here is a link to the About page, if you are unfamiliar with the project.  The 2015 theme is Animals: Wild about finding a cure.
  • If you are a beader, I hope you will create a square or two! 
  • If you aren't a beader, and want to contribute, you can help by helping procure quilting supplies, craft supplies and more! 
  • If you are in the New England area and would like to help assemble quilts next year, please get in touch! 
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Below you will find more participants for Focus on Life photo challenge!

9 comments:

  1. You've captured your bead-souping work beautifully. It's a lovely picture.

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  2. Ah, the Muse is a fickle creature... maybe your beautiful photo will lure her back :)
    Happy Easter from England x

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  3. Hi Amy,
    Your muse will return and all will be right in your beading world. Congratulations on the Bead-It-Forward quilt project.
    Therese

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  4. Great angle on your beading surface, and just a bit of a tease.

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  5. The depth of field is perfect for your shot. Not sure if it will help but if I am in need of inspiration, I take a stroll through Pinterest or Etsy and sometimes that will prompt an idea or two. Also good for you on your hosting the quilt project. I will definitely take a look.

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  6. Lovely bead shot. Even in black and white, beads still look beautiful!! I do hope your muse returns,...I hate it when she skips out like that, the little stinker girl!! :-) And the quilt project is beautiful and way to go for hosting.

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  7. Bead soup....so tempted to take part, so afraid I'll have zero ideas and miss the reveal deadline.

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  8. Fantastic shot of the beads! Even in black and white they're beautiful! Congrats on becoming the keeper of the quilt project!

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