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handstories
seattle, wa
stitcher...spinner...knitter...etc...
Interests: all things fiber, teaching children, children's lit, my 3 boys (husband & children), twinkle (our cat) & stories.
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"restraurant" is another one for me. I hope you're finding comfort in that yarn. I'm thinking of you…
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I did not see that at all…but now I do! Of course, it's another attempt at a wave…ha!
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blue is a gift all by itself, but these, very rich indeed.
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There's even more blue now!
Toggle Commented yesterday on slowly she turns . . . at handstories
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These days I wake up thinking about stitching. As soon as the oatmeal's done and the tea is brewed, I get to it. It's slow going, but really, it's changing. I think this spot is done. A moment about the rhythms of nature, around and in us. I'm turning the... Continue reading
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I once did a dictionary like project with kids. Made up a few words, and asked the kids to define them. It was so funny to read the definitions to them!
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I do, too! I've got a ball made of selvedge strips.
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I may be out of control…
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Here I go, again, redefining the dictionary. According to Webster "cacophony" is described as "discordant and meaningless". Harrumph. cacophony . . . I like the sound of it. It bubbles in my mouth, like a brook's babbles . . . percussion instruments, bird calls, popping corn, explosions of fireworks, and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at handstories
The book does mention weaving!
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on "Rhythm comes from movement." at handstories
It is so lovely. I've been on the look out all year….I wonder if I could talk our librarian into some kind of trade?
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on "Rhythm comes from movement." at handstories
thanks, dru! I am having so much fun with these…
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I feel like I'm riding the currents
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on "Rhythm comes from movement." at handstories
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I discovered this book while working in the school library, and have borrowed it for the summer. Langston Hughes' is one of my favorite poets, so I am very happily wandering through this. Written for children in 1954, he explores the rhythms that fill us and the world around us.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at handstories
Me, too. Are you still playing on your wheel?
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One of my favorite sights is birds flapping. Such soft looking knitting, & I thought of you today while drop spindling, it's been awhile.
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Thank you for such a beautiful thought, Mo.
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Kids loved making these puzzle like books, it was fun to translate the idea into cloth. Thanks, dee.
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The whirling is definitely happening! And I do love pockets & flaps to lift. I once made a quilt of pockets & moveable buttoned on pieces with a first grade class.
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