Creativity Inspiration, Part Two

Welcome back! Are you ready to read more of the best quotes to help you get inspired to create? If so, you've come to the right place. Below, you'll find several great motivational thoughts. Our fabric shop in Portland OR is also a great place to get inspired, as well! Stop by anytime to take a look at our designer fabrics and more!

Inspiration | Fabric Shop in Portland OR

  • “Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make. Good. Art.”  -Neil Gaiman
  • “Great art picks up where nature ends.”  -Marc Chagall
  • “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.”  -Vincent Van Gogh
  • “I am interested in art as a means of living a life; not as a means of making a living.”  -Robert Henri
  • “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” -Arthur Rubinstein
  • “I will be an artist or nothing!”  -Eugene O’Neill
  • “I’ve got nothing to do today but smile.” -Paul Simon
  • “If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.”- Edith Wharton
  • “If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.” -Katy Perry
  • “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”  -Pablo Picasso
  • “Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” -Ayn Rand
  • “Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.”  -John W. Gardner
  • “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” -George Bernard Shaw
  • “Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.” -Kevin Kruse
  • “No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time, it’s just that others are behind the times.”  - Martha Graham
  • “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” -Christopher Reeve
  • “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” -Abraham Lincoln
  • “Personality is everything in art and poetry.”  -Goethe
  • “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” -J.K. Rowling
  • “Sex is like art. Most of it is pretty bad, and the good stuff is out of your price range.”  -Scott Roeben
  • “Taking care of yourself makes you stronger for everyone in your life… including you.” -Kelly Rudolph
  • “The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.”  -Walt Whitman
  • “The artist is always beginning. Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth.”  -Ezra Pound
  • “The artist never entirely knows — We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark”  -Agnes de Mille
  • “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” -Abraham Lincoln
  • “The earth has music for those who listen.”   -William Shakespeare
  • “The greatest respect an artist can pay to music is to give it life.”  -Pablo Casals
  • “The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.”  -Auguste Rodin
  • “The object isn’t to make art, it’s to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable.”  -Robert Henri
  • “The reason that art (writing, engaging, and all of it) is valuable is precisely why I can’t tell you how to do it. If there were a map, there’d be no art, because art is the act of navigating without a map.”  -Seth Godin
  • “The unfed mind devours itself.”  -Gore Vidal
  • “The whole culture is telling you to hurry, while the art tells you to take your time. Always listen to the art.”  -Junot Diaz

Join us again for another blog filled with inspiration, soon. Don't forget to check out our fabric shop in Portland OR, either!

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 fabric shop in Portland OR, prices and production schedule, be sure to call soon!