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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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Toggle Commented yesterday on more moon & sea at handstories
All kinds of spirit(s) in your world!
Toggle Commented yesterday on Halloween 1988 at Spirit Cloth
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I will always be grateful to jude for the weaving sense….
Toggle Commented yesterday on more moon & sea at handstories
I'm hoping to buid on this thought.
Toggle Commented yesterday on more moon & sea at handstories
it's good when things are enough.
Toggle Commented yesterday on more moon & sea at handstories
Oh, grace, you & yours are a circle . . . of possibility, of heart, of it all.
Toggle Commented yesterday on open heart at windthread
pulling, pushing, a part of, apart…these words have danced and crashed in my head all day.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on What's pulling me? at Spirit Cloth
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I stared and stared at the remaining blank page in this booklet. Days and days of wondering where to take it? So much wondering lately. Maybe it looks like I haven't gone anywhere new, but it was good to move forward. And the moon and sea are always comforting companions.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at handstories
Thanks, Liz. Yes, the weaving of the white and flowers were to extend the bit of rosey cloth in the corner, a bit of a childhood soft sheet from my grandma.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on weaving together at handstories
So earthy- grounded, like you.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on finished poncho at bee creative
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I came here tonight to catch up & am leaving…lightened & deepened & thinking…thinking about the "we" & "others" living in the same place- and how much I didn't, & still don't, know. I will think more & try to pull the thoughts together. & the colors of this cloth, whatever "true" is, what is here is beautiful.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on no Point of view....just Everything at windthread
Thank you.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on weaving together at handstories
such a gorgeous piece and piecing, I still love that gray-green-turquoisy scrap that is flowing through the top left of the circle, and I love the jigsaw of you.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Undoing nine at Spirit Cloth
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what a nice thing to hear, on a day when I feel like I have no sense at all!
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on weaving together at handstories
your b & w magic is everywhere you look. last night was the longest most sleepless night ever in this house. I am delirious. only Blue slept through it all. I miss that hard dead to the world sleep of teenagers.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Before dawn at Spirit Cloth
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It makes me dizzy & I'm never dressed right….though that's often true w/o it being the weather's fault.
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Was the flower photo during the eclipse? This is crazy weather, I don't mind the rain, just the back & forth.
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I keep coming back to the flowers, maybe because they're something new.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on weaving together at handstories
These flowers have surprised me.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on weaving together at handstories
The boys warned & shook their heads at me.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Just a little rain at Spirit Cloth
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yesterday the eclipse broke through the downpours, and yes, I did choose to glimpse it filtered through the trees. it was piercing. I saw spots for a while.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Just a little rain at Spirit Cloth
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or stitching through one…
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on weaving together at handstories
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Trying to extend, reach and stretch . . . around, over and through walls. There's still more to do. I suppose that will always be true. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at handstories
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a little rain can make all the difference. today's small journey post…moved something in me. (&pancakes are a big story in my family)
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Just a little rain at Spirit Cloth
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Thanks for seeing & thinking this, Mo. Escher's work has always intruiged me, even as a child, how he could turn worlds inside out.