365 vignettes for maker, crafters, and artist of all stripes from celebrated artist and author of Making A Life and Simply Modern.
To lead a creative life is to experience dizzying highs and gloomy lows, and Deanne Fitzpatrick, a veteran textile artist and entrepreneur, has been there and back again. In this keepsake book, she shared thoughtful insights gleaned from over 25 years of making, offering 365 short vignettes encompassing themes of attention and mindfulness, beauty and design, community, faith, family, and embracing and overcoming fear and doubt. These meditations will help makers focus and may even lead to some creative breakthroughs. Read one a day, or devour the whole book in one sitting! It's up to you.
An essential companion book for anyone who struggles to stay inspired, especially during a time when creating and making can feel trivial, Meditations for Makers shows us that we now need makers more than ever. Features 75 original line drawings.
About the author
Rug-hooKing artist Deanne Fitzpatrick is renowned worldwide for her stunning rugs and patterns. Her work is in permanent exhibits at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Museum of Civilization, among others, and she has made frequent radio and television appearances. Deanne is also the author of East Coast Rug-Hooking Designs and Hook Me a Story. She lives in Amherst, Nova Scotia.