This time each member has chosen her own personal theme, developing a personal series which will relate to all the others by the challenges posed by the 'chief' of each challenge. hmm...not real clear. OK. The bi-monthly challenger will pick the height dimension and one other facet required. For instance, this time the height required by 48" and the challenge was to incorporate stitching that you had never done before.
My personal theme for the next 18 months is EXOTIC.
While considering my approach to my personal theme, I realized that I myself had been an exotic of sorts for most of my life. e.g. not from wherever I was.
"I'm Not From Here" depicts the eight states and two foreign countries that our family made our home. California (4 times), Texas (3 times), Colorado, Missouri, Maryland (2 times), New York, Florida and Connecticut (2 times). Japan and, later as an adult, Australia.
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