Welcome to episode 035 of the Me Being Crafty podcast, where we explore creativity in your life.
In this episode I talk to Jessie Keating of Tiny House about what it was like to be a super volunteer during QuiltCon 2015.
Jessie and I met a few years ago when we were both looking for a roommate for the second Sewing Summit. We luckily clicked and got along well and have kept in touch over the years. She and her boys came to France last year and my daughter and I met up with them and another friend of ours for a few days. Thanks again for being on the show Jessie!
During QuiltCon Jessie was a super volunteer, which means she volunteered 16 hours over the course of the event. She talks about her moment of meeting someone who has been a huge influence to her in sewing and quilting and Jessie is just such a genuine, nice person that I am thrilled that she got to meet her fabric design idol.
Jessie also talks about how volunteering at QuiltCon was something she wanted to do to put herself out there because she struggles with social anxiety. It can be so scary to go somewhere new, you may not know anyone or you only know a few people, and to do something to on purpose put yourself in a position you are just not comfortable being in. She is thrilled she attended and came away with memories of having a really fun trip.
Listen to episode 035 and let me know when it was that you put yourself out there. What was your experience like?
Leave me a comment and let me know how you were creative today. Me, I’m quilting a baby quilt!