Thursday, March 4, 2010

I call it sewing, generally speaking . . .

You have all been so very kind and generous. Thank you for your comments about Blossom. Also, I would like to welcome the new readers/followers to this blog. You may soon find out I have no earthly idea what I am doing. Apparently, this is not an uncommon trait with people who are somewhat slightly less than sane.

While the BBC was busy writing my blog posts prior to my revealing the giveaway, I was busy sewing. I think that’s quite an amusing idea – as if I just sat with a needle and thread and sewed each and every minute of each and every day.

In reality, most of us know that creating bears (or anything for that matter) requires quite a number of skills. These include but are not limited to designing patterns, emptying the trash can, cutting out patterns, looking for misplaced pieces, cutting mohair or whatever, picking up spilled pins, basting the bear parts, etc. In my case, it also requires undoing and redoing, fixing and tweaking. Although I have never seen the word tweaking in teddy bear making manuals.

I tried hard to stay on task and not get tempted into thinking about what my table will look like at the show (just yet) or making tags (just yet) or packing any supplies (just yet). The thing that befuddles me the most is how not to be lured by new ideas. Isn’t that the way? You get one and then you get oodles? Oodles and oodles and oodles and realize that you could not possibly complete them all before it’s time to leave.

It’s enough to drive a person crazy, but that’s not a problem for me since I am already there. In fact, being this way can sometimes be a bonus. You always have an excuse for the diversity that graces your display. That’s my story anyway.

While I cannot show you all the bears and such that I have been working on, I will share this glimpse of some of the bear feet – that also happen to be bare feet. Or bare bear feet. You can click on the picture to see it really, really long and check out the variety.

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Now where was I?

Thanks for reading. Really. Truly. I appreciate it.

12 comments:

  1. So lovely feets! ^_^
    I hope you can show all that bear soon!

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  2. quite many bare bear feet! :)

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  3. Someday I hope I can sit down and sew together something as lovely as you do.

    I'll keep working hard towards this goal... but it *is* my goal.

    You are a total inspiration :)

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  4. aww is that little blue feet I see - precious!! Can't wait to see the reveal! Dee x

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  5. Ginger, it looks like you are making GREAT progress for your show! I can't wait to see some of these guys.
    Heaps of Hugs,
    Cheryl

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  6. Can't wait to see the bears! Their feet look adorable!
    Micki

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  7. Hi Ginger,
    Very nice explanation for a "crazy" person. But in reality, you are kind, generous and talented!!
    Love the photo of the feet...very cute!

    Have a great day!
    Hugs, Nancy

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  8. So many bears, so little time! Love the feets!

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  9. I so enjoy reading your posts, they bring a smile to my face in what sometimes can be a really blah day....I love the sweet bear feet too. Have a nice day, hugs, Jennifer

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  10. As always you are way ahead of the game!!! That's a lot of bear feet!!!
    Love them as much as the back of head shots!!!!
    Hugs,
    Margaret B

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