Creativity Inspiration, Part One

Have you ever hit a lull in the creativity department? If so, you know what it's like to be quite frustrated at trying to finish a project that just isn't turning out right. Whether it's the wrong Liberty fabric, a difficult pattern or not being about to find the best sewing notions in Portland OR to help finish off the piece, a lack in creativity is much like hitting a brick wall. 

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Below, you'll find just the help you need to push you back into that creative drive! Sometimes all we need is a little inspiration. Our favorite type of motivation is through quotes! You'll find just that, below!

  • “A piece of art is never a finished work. It answers a question which has been asked, and asks a new question.”  -Robert Engman
  • “After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.” -William R. Alger
  • “Any fool can paint a picture, but it takes a wise person to be able to sell it.”  -Samuel Butler
  • “Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.”  -Jean-Luc Godard
  • “Art doesn’t have to be pretty. It has to be meaningful.”  -Duane Hanson
  • “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time”.  -Thomas Merton
  • “Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.”  -André Gide
  • “Art is literacy of the heart”  -Elliot Eisner
  • “Art is not a thing, it is a way.”  -Elbert Hubbard
  • “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”  - Edgar Degas
  • “Art is when you hear a knocking from your soul — and you answer.”  -Terri Guillemets
  • “Art reaches its greatest peak when devoid of self-consciousness. Freedom discovers man the moment he loses concern over what impression he is making or about to make.”  -Bruce Lee
  • “Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born out of struggle between wisdom and madness, between dream and reality in our mind.”  -Magdalena Abakanowicz
  • “Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.”  -G.K. Chesterton
  • “As music is the poetry of sound, so is painting the poetry of sight.”  -James McNeil Whistler
  • “As my artist’s statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance”  -Calvin and Hobbes
  • “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” -Dr. Seuss
  • “Believe in yourself and you can be anything.” –Katy Perry
  • “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” -Joshua J. Marine
  • “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”- John Lennon

Feeling inspired yet? If not, be sure to visit back with our next blog post. We will have many more quotes that will help you get back in the spirit of creating!

Josephine's Dry Goods | Sewing Notions in Portland OR | Liberty Fabric

In addition to providing you with fine fabrics and accessories, we also offer couture clothing services for those that aren’t able to create garments. We understand how busy life can be. That’s why we offer you a way to bring your visions for our fabrics to life, without having to take time out of your day to do so! We are excited to continue to offer you the following:

  • Liberty Fabric  (cotton lawns & poplins, silks, jerseys, wools & twills)
  • The best sewing notions 
  • Creative trim
  • Distinctive ribbons
  • French laces
  • Inspiring knits
  • Fine fabrics
  • Designer fabrics
  • Italian wools
  • Japanese denim
  • Luxurious fabric blends
  • Scrumptious silks
  • The world’s finest linens
  • Unique buttons

You’ll fall in love with the designer fabrics we have readily available for you! We strive to inspire your creativity with the highest quality fine fabrics available. To find out more about our prices and production schedule, be sure to call soon!