KICKSTARTER

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Last night I took a leap of faith and launched a kickstarter project.  Will it be successful???  I don’t know.  What I do know is this is something that will help me to gain confidence in entering the world of fiber arts.  I feel really weird about asking friends and family members to give me money to start up a project.  I feel really weird about asking for money period, but I suppose if I want to get into business, I am going to have to start somewhere.

Anyway, I launched my kickstarter project.  I would like to start a dye garden in my backyard.  You can view this project at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/320365780/dye-garden.

I did apply for the Jerome Fiber Arts Grant and won’t hear about the outcome until November 28th.  I don’t really expect to be one of their finalists as I see myself more in the infancy stages of becoming a fiber artist rather then the next step above as an emerging fiber artists.  I don’t feel like I even have the right foundation to call myself an artist.

So I would like to start at the basement.  Start with the materials with which I plan to use in my work.  Plus I think the chemistry behind dyeing yarn is incredibly interesting.  I’ve probably said that before, but I am going to say it again!

If you have the time, check out my project.  Give me some feedback.  Anything would be greatly appreciated!!!!

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About jmhaag

It's hard to describe myself without saying things that don't really define me. I don't mean to get all deep and crap, but I am a mom, a wife, a daughter and a sister. I have chronic illnesses such as fibromyalgia, depression, anxiety, possibly Lyme disease. But I am so much more then that. I am a creator, an artist, an observer, a person trying to figure it all out while still enjoying life. I am driven to find a purpose meant for me by God, and to live fully in His light and love.

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