Three years ago this past August, I submitted a pattern for a book that was going to be published regarding gift knitting in America. I did it for the experience, fully expecting to be rejected but I was going to use the feedback as a learning tool to improve going forward. Today, all these years later, what I got was not a rejection but the book that has my original design published pattern in it...
|American Gift Knitting by Beth Moriarty of Planet Purl|
|It's hard to believe that what started out as this has now become something so amazing.|
Never be afraid to do what you think is impossible or that others have told you is impractical. Never be afraid to try because you only fail when you fail to try. Even a lack of success is beneficial because you learn from it and move forward for the next time. My next step? Well, it's already being sketched out... and by my deadline of 2017, I hope to have some even more exciting news to share - possibly sooner, you just never know.
|"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney|