Neu Fibers

Quilts and Fiber Art by Julie Brown Neu

3 Myths of Creativity in Adults

As kids, creativity comes naturally to us. We just do creative things as the normal course of our days. But, somewhere along the way to adulthood, we begin talking ourselves out of our own creativity. I call these the “3 Myths of Creativity” and I’ve addressed each one in a separate blog post. Myth #1 […]

Creativity: The Cure for Your Midlife Crisis

I read a very interesting news analysis in The New York Times Sunday Review yesterday. Laura M. Holson wrote about how getting back in touch with one’s creativity is the way many are addressing their midlife crises today. That certainly was true for me. Forget a Fast Car. Creativity is the New Midlife Crisis Cure […]

The Joy of Analog

My husband gave me a book last year called The Revenge of Analog that proposed that as the world becomes more digital, analog items like paper books, records, fountain pens, and film cameras become more appealing.  It all made sense to me because as someone who has spent a lot of time in front of […]

Follow Your Leadings

This week, I felt very strongly the need to finish the blocks I have been making to remember the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas. It wasn’t on my To Do List this week and I’ve let the blocks sit for weeks on end without picking them up so they could have sat another […]

Women’s Words Fabric Added to Spoonflower

https://www.spoonflower.com/fabric/7518924-women-s-words-portrait-by-julieneu I created this fabric to be the background of an upcoming project and have made it available on Spoonflower if anyone else would like some. It’s in 50 pt gray Sans Serif font on a white background. This one prints Portrait style, which means that the words will be right-side up when the fabric […]

#The100DayProject

I’m a few days late for the official start, but I have joined into #The100DayProject and will be posting photos of my projects each day to Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/juliebneu/  The idea behind the project, which fits so perfectly with Creative Play, is to do a creative project every day for 100 days. I’ve been itching to do […]