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I did it!

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It's done! I've taken the first step! I've jumped off the deep end! I've ordered my longarm! 
I can't believe it but there it is. I placed my order on the 10th and put my name of the waiting list. My longarm will be constructed and shipped to me in 4-6 week from the order date. The time cannot move fast enough... 
But if it flies by that means that my summer vacation will be almost over...
hmm...
One the one hand I get to take the next step in my quilting adventure, on the other I have to set it aside and jump back in to teaching music. 
The timing could have be better...
Bu that doesn't really matter since I AM GETTING A LONGARM!
Now to figure out what to do until it gets here.
I could sew or paint or draw. I haven doing a lot of that and it feels great. It's as though my lack or creative energy during the last school year was simply pent up to bursting and finally started to escape after the first say of summer vacation. It has been wonderful. Really won…

Creative Overload

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It's hard to believe that it has been nearly a month since the last day of school. I am almost scared by how fast the days pass by, but as they say, "time flies when you are having fun" and I have been having a lot of fun. I have filled my days with creating of all sorts: sewing, quilting, embroidery and most recently watercolor painting. On my birthday, while wondering around West Seattle wasting a little time, Nate and I stopped into an art supply shop. I am like a kid in a candy store when it comes to any art supplies, fabric, paints, beads, you name it. I have an especially strong fondness for pens. I LOVE pens! Fine point, ball point, felt tip, calligraphy, I love them all. On this trip I was enticed by a certain pen in particular: a water pen. I had read about the Koi watercolor brush pens by Sukura and was on the hunt but having no luck. Feeling a bit let down I wandered to the painting section and what do I find? A Koi watercolor "pocket field sketch…