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A Midwestern Conundrum

I got an invitation/request to donate something to the ReStore Art Show/Auction next year.  They asked for another doll but, since I haven’t been making them lately, I offered them a quilt instead.  They said yes.
I’m a little overwhelmed with the idea of making something new but I’m pretty sure I only feel that way because it’s so close to Christmas right now.  I don’t have to start anything till afterwards.  But it occurred to me today that I could just donate this older quilt.  
I’m proud of it and all it really does right now is hang on a wall.  Someone, somewhere might really get some use out of it.  I’m pretty sure I feel that way because I’m from the Midwest and tend towards being practical even when I don’t want to be.  Plus, I LOVE ReStore and want to support them.
What I don’t know is what how to price it.  It took for freakin’ ever.  Whether I make a fresh quilt or not, pricing is going to be hard. 
Any advice?  I could really use some.

Also, here’s a bonus photo of the last drawing I made in my last Figure Drawing class.  Looking at it now, I can see that her neck looks crazy huge but I’m very proud of the hair.  I’m trying to decide if I want to take the class again.  It was really fun but not particularly practical.  Again, such a Midwestern conundrum. 

2 thoughts on “A Midwestern Conundrum

  1. i have no tips for pricing anything that’s been quilted, but i gotta say that it gives me the warm fuzzies to think of a handmade thing being admired by others and maybe even loved and used.

    and i do love that portrait you made! you did do really well with the hair and face rendering. kinda makes me miss my own figure drawing workshops, maybe i should pay one a visit.
    i’d love to see what else you draw should you decide to return to the class!

  2. Pricing is so hard! If only we could forget about the time factor–I find it to be depressing to realize I just made .35 an hour. I’d think several hundred dollars for the quilt, though. Restore is a great cause. Please let us know what and how you decide!

    Very nice hair–you are multi-talented : ).

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