Making time

I found this quotation in a sketchbook whilst clearing out my workroom, one of many displacement activities before I settle down to making work.

An African quotation just right for the times at the moment.

‘Europeans have watches, Africans have time.’

In these strange times I have that elusive thing – time.
Surrounded by what seems like chaos and too many possibilities I enjoy the gradual process during sampling, experimenting and handling materials of resolving a way of working and creating some sense of order. I love this part when once I get stuck in, one thing leads to another. Now’s the time to get started.

About Mary Sleigh

Textile artist, tutor and author - passionate about fabrics, stitching and helping others to develop ideas.
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