50th Post

February 15, 2009 at 12:52 pm 1 comment

My very first post on this blog was on 21st January 2008. My target was to blog once a week. As it is now 15th February I didn’t quite make that target for the first year, however I have found it a great experience and have met some truly wonderful and inspirational bloggers on-line.

This year will be a very busy one with the research project and thesis looming that will require first priority. However it is necessary to achieve this and move onto the next stage of my career as a teacher, now my children are becoming independent and the eldest is moving onto university (and perhaps out of home).

Another milestone this week was the inaugural meeting of the new Geelong Creative Fibre Arts Group for which I have set up a blog for informing our members of our activities and highlighting our achievements. I would like to thank and acknowledge Margaret’s Serentex blog for the inspiration and example for this new blog.

This group has stemmed from a core group of creative textile artists of the Geelong Embroiderer’s Guild who saw a need for a sharing and supportive group in Geelong. At our first meeting Claudia and I did a demonstration of wet and dry silk paper making and we introduced our first project: to make and swap ATC’s with the group. Many members brought some lovely pieces to show and after meeting all the ladies, I’m sure it will be a fantastic, inspiring and sharing group

cludsilk-paperCheers

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Entry filed under: ATC's, Creative F'Arts, Embroiderer's Guild, silk paper.

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  • 1. sharon young  |  February 18, 2009 at 6:51 pm

    Congratulations on your 50th post, it’s been a real privilege to have been blogging with you from the beginning, you’ve put up some really great posts and I’ve learnt a lot from them and enjoyed reading them.
    It’s been wonderful too to see Claudia’s progress as a budding textile artist, so congrats to her too.
    Many thanks for your lovely comment on my Valentine’s post, my OH’s halo has never looked so bright 🙂

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