The idea of carrying around a notebook is still odd for me, but I'm getting better. Having a sketchbook to not only practice designs you want to try is important ...
... But it's also important to give dry runs to potential designs. I was working on a wallhanging yesterday and after some input from my mom, I decided not to use the design I had planned on for the past two weeks ... eeks! Well, with a deadline to get the piece done, I needed to come up with something, so I roughly sketched some ideas to get to the idea that I finally decided upon. Be sure to come back tomorrow for the "Shake Your Pom Poms" blog hop to see the final reveal!
While I am by no means as talented as LuAnn I hope seeing a peek into my sketchbook will encourage you that you don't have to be perfect. For some reason, putting pen to paper just helps get your brain wired to do the actual design when you go to the longarm. You can just work through the kinks before you actually stand at your machine to do the work!
See you bright & early tomorrow morning for the "Shake Your Pom Poms" blog hop! You can check out today's bloggers here, and yesterday's here!