I have a muse. I think everybody does.

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According to my online dictionary a muse is a noun and a verb.

My “Muse” is my sister goddess who presides over my art.

She visits me while I’m “musing”.

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I thought I might share some of my process with you.

I don’t really have a process, per se.  But this is how things flow in my “muse-filled” world.

When I’m in my studio which is most afternoons now, I usually sit quietly for a few minutes or straighten fabric until it comes to me. I have plenty of fabric to straighten.

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Do I want to do a kids jacket, baby jacket or woman’s jacket today?

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I might go over to the pile.

It’s more organized than it looks.

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Or I may have a certain fabric in mind that will choose the jacket for me.

I cut the fabric piece so that the design fits on wherever I want to sew it. Sometimes I piece it if the design has a lot of open space.  Whatever it needs.

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I rarely measure anything. Usually I eye it and then draw a chalk mark and cut away.

My muse is not a perfectionist.

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And she is a little messy…… just like me.

One thing I know for sure….

My muse doesn’t care if my studio is messy, she just wants me to show up….. every day.

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We rarely plan anything out ahead of time.

 We usually just sew, go and sew some more.

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Sometimes my muse is feeling sassy.

How do I know when it’s finished?  My muse tells me.

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I’ll take a picture of each jacket for posterity and Instagram.

I like to look at them for a few days afterwards.

Every time I make one I think……

This might be my favorite one yet.

Love,  Cowgirl-Red   aka  Terah

P.S.  Almost all of the jackets that I post are for sale.  Message me here or Facebook if you see one you must have and I’ll ask my muse to get busy.

 

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Comments

  1. Laura Stimatze says:

    Love you both! LOL! Keep up the awesome work.

  2. You really have found your niche!
    They are so YOU!
    Love your studio, BTW. 🙂

  3. I always knew you had an evil twin! Or was it the good twin???

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