I try to be articulate and super clear in my writing, but it seems that I failed in my recent post on the simplification of quilting that is perceived by some to be a current trend. I did not intend to make a one sided argument in favor of only making simple quilts.
To clarify, my post was just my opinion, and was not intended to be a rebuttal to anyone else's post, specifically the original post that sparked the argument. I was speaking from my heart about how I got started in quilting, and that at that point in time, simple techniques and designs were what got me going.
Over the years, I personally have embraced more difficult techniques, but that is just because they interested me. These methods may not interest everyone and that is ok. I can only speak from my own experience.
It is all good friends. If you want to make simple quilts, you should. If you want to make more complex quilts, you should. If you are quilting at all, it is excellent.
I linked to Piecemeal Quilts and Grey Cat Quilts current series on skill building because I thought it was interesting and worthwhile. It has been pointed out to me that I should have mentioned that Piecemeal Quilts was the blogger who first brought up the subject of the dumbing down of quilting.
And this is the absolute last word I am ever uttering on this particular topic.