My New Year resolution for 2017 is year long, as I’m joining in with Kristin of Brooklyn Haberdashery‘s #our52weekproject on Instagram.
I took part in the 100 day project a couple of years ago and loved it. It can be a life changer, and was for me, but it is a huge commitment. I’m sorry to say I gave up after a month last year.
Committing to a weekly project over the year seemed more managable, and I think the steady commitment will help me grow creatively and establish good habits. The main lesson I took from my 100 day project was that if you keep doing something you will get better at it!
My project is #52weeksofblockprintandstitch. I’ve kept it quite broad so I can carve blocks, print with them, or stitch with the fabric I’ve printed – or do all three if I’m feeling inspired that week.
This week, I printed some hares onto gold and silver metallic linen, and I’ll be incorporating them into patchwork panels for pouches.
If you’d like to keep in touch with my project, I’m dottie_doodle on Instagram.
UPDATE! In February, I changed my project to #52weeksofquilt.