me, 1/2 an hour before surgery....sorry, no make up!
The combination of just trying to feel better saddled with lovely pain medications made this summer seem like a muddled blur. Sitting for long periods were not possible, so my bead work went on standby. All I could do was read my beading magazines and look over at my bead table, longing to make anything!
I realize during my recovery that creating with my hands was very important to me. After the third week I couldn't take it and began to use my knitting loom. Yes, you read correctly, my knitting loom. I started loom knitting with my daughter in the late spring. We had made plans to make beautiful hats and scarfs for the fall. Since the loom could be done while I was laying down it was the perfect craft for me until I could get back to my bead work. I started making socks, and hats and also a few fall poncho's. It became my new love!!!! That doesn't mean I'm abandoning bead work, it just means I am expanding my creative horizons!
Loom knitting in bed....literally.
It also made me think about my blog here and how I can expand my topics to bring more to you the reader. So I guess some creative good came out of my down time!
I am focusing now on getting back up and running! You can still find my jewelry at feithhodgecreations.etsy.com and I will be starting the craft show circuit here in NYC and New Jersey. So come back Wednesday and I will let you know a little bit more about my schedule.