I am joining in with Jody today in thinking about me as a child and who I am today.....
I come from a long line of creative people
My Grandmother had the coolest sewing studio I have seen and as a child it was a Pandora's box. She had the neatest and perfect knitting stitch I have ever seen.
She created the most perfectly formed crocheted projects to boot.
My mother inherited those creative genes.
Looking back over some of my photos I am almost always dressed in something that mum whipped up.
Even in my Year 12 ball dress.....
I have very strong memories of hearing the sewing machine going late into the night on Christmas Eve finishing a gift or the Christmas outfit for us.
I also I think been gifted with their keenness to create.
This has been sharpened as I have gotten older
sadly with neither of those beautiful people around to see me in my element.
So maybe I was destined to have a longing to wear something I have created
Maybe I learnt it from being taught
Maybe I just have something of each of them in me that is a part of me
Either way with all that I have achieved and attempted there has always been this need to fiddle and create......
Hopefully this will be something that continues to pop up through those to come and one day I will feature as the mother or Grandmother that was crazy enough to be a creator....