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‘Creative’ Quotes

In my ‘cleaning out’ lately, I uncovered my ‘Rag’ newsletters from the late and wonderful Lois Ericson.  I have no idea if the quotes without authors cited are her original quotes or not, but I at least wanted to make that possibility obvious.  My plans are to write these all over one of my new ‘Up-Cycle Memento Tops’ …. but for that to happen, I’ll have to move my ‘work’ from my computer to the sewing machine, and since I’m still hard at work on the new Memento pattern – I don’t foresee that in the near future.  At any rate, I’m sharing them with you here…for your inspiration or use in your own sewing.  I have (and sell) this Pigma Pen set of permanent markers in a variety of sizes that I plan to use when I do this.  My plan is to combine them with some trim from an old Homecoming Dress I retrieved from the dress-up box!

Permanent Markers in black in variety of sizes for creative writing on fabric.

Permanent Markers in black in variety of sizes for creative writing on fabric.

Now…for those great quotes: 

Creative Quotes to Live By

“Work like you don’t need the money

   love like you’ve never been hurt,

and dance like no one’s watching.”

Anyone can buy: Few can create!

“The best remedy for being sad, is to learn something new.”

“If you obey all the rules — you miss all the fun.”

                                    Katherine Hepburn

“I’d love what you do and feel that it matters —

how could anything be more fun?”

                                                Katherine Graham

“Creativity: To look where everyone is looking

           and see what no ne else can see.”

” I know so much more now than I knew then,

except for a very long time ago, when I knew everything.”

                                    ‘Falling Through Space’ by Ellen Gilchrist

“The best way to have a good idea

   is to have lots of ideas.”

                                   Linus Pauling

“No one has a monopoly on creativity.”

                                                Louise Nevelson

“We do not quit playing because we grow old

We grow old because we quit playing.”

                                                Oliver Wendell Homes

“I’m interested in doing something that can’t be explained.”

                                                            Michael Snow

“You cannot do a kindness too soon,

for you never know how soon will be too late.”

                                                Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.”

                                                Carl Jung

“The simplest things give me the best ideas.”

                                                Joan Miro

“Success is continued enthusiasm between failures.”

“Better we do a little well, than a great deal badly.”


“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”

                                                William Feather

“Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on

others without getting a few drops on yourself.”

                                                            Ralph Waldo Emerson

“When you follow your bliss…

     doors will open where you would

       not have thought there would be doors

and where there wouldn’t be a door for anyone else.”

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