The word, repetition, has many meanings to my life. I get to know about printmaking because of my daughter and become fascinated by the printing technology. It is interesting. It influences my work and I look forward to exploring it in my work. When I was in Houston for the International Quilt Festival in November 2017, I visited the Printing Museum. I am glad to share the technology that can be created repetitively.
Two ends of the Spectrum
My mother-in-law introduced me to quilting. She is a traditional quilter and loves old style patterns and blocks. Although I loved learning from her, I disliked making the same block over and over. I quickly realized I don’t like to do the same thing twice. Traditional, block-based quilts felt tedious to me. Hence my transition to art quilts. Reading Misik’s challenge, pieced traditional quilts were the first thing that came to mind. But I read further and had to acknowledge
The next word challenge is repetition I thought of my theme while doing the work of Sue’s Challenge. Repetition can bring boredom, but it also leads to immersion. I think this is meditation. We can see many repetitions in the quilt Repetition of patterns, repetition of images ....... We live in repetitive daily life. I eat three meals a day, work and sleep ........ We repeat this routine without boredom. What does the word repetition mean to you? My challenge is the last