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with colours within these designs and above all they are a lot of fun to work on.


Do you ever have creative slumps? What do you do then? Of course I have creative slumps, doesn't everyone? They are part and parcel of the creative process and in many ways I think they are essential.


When I am feeling uninspired there is usually a very good reason as to why I can't get an idea to work the way I want it to. Sometimes I might be tired, plain and simple and it is my body's way of telling me that I need to take a break and do something entirely different like get out of my studio or away from my computer. At times like that I will take my dog for a walk, get some fresh air in my lungs and clear my mind. But if I am feeling uninspired by a piece I am working on then it is usually a good indicator that something isn't working within the design, maybe the colours aren't working the way I had imagined or I am using the wrong type of yarn.


61 | ukhandmade | Winter 2011


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