I haven’t been posting lately and I also neglected my Instagram page….shame on me!
I used to enjoy spending hours on Ig, posting, sharing ideas, seeing what others creatives have been up to recently…. but right now my free time is limited and i have to prioritize (this basically means that, after a long day at work, I always end up on my sofa watching one or 2 episodes on Netflix). I haven’t been weaving at all since March really….this NEVER happened before! But you know, Italian summer is hot and laziness is contagious, especially when you work full time in another city and you are stuck in traffic everyday for more than 3 hours.
I felt like I needed to write something here to explain my current situation; my job contract ends in September but the company asked me to stay longer (till December). I like the job even though is stressful being a Soft Accessories Product Developer for an international brand. I enjoy the environment and I get along well with my colleagues BUT it is a shameful internship position. I really don’t understand why, at 27 yo, I must be an intern to get a job. Looks like my country has nothing to offer and this brakes my heart. I’ve studied for so long, I’ve been doing my best, went to 100 of interviews and yet…I am never stable for a decent position. Should I give up a job I like, in a well established company just because they won’t offer me a permanent position and a fair salary? Perhaps I should.
Enough with my “life updates”, here are some pics of my latest project: a patchwork scarf! Made combining 3 different patterns and a lot of colors.
This was a striped warp I made for a check scarf for man. Then I decided to weave another short scarf for women, adding different texture and a bit more color! It was initially inspired by spring flowers…but I finished it just few weeks ago! 🙂 Anyway, it is made with extra fine wool (a mix of alpaca and merino wool, super soft and cozy). I’ll probably list it on Etsy in September…when it’s less hot! Let me know what you think about this crazy combo of color and patterns!