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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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There's not much better, thanks, Peggy.
Toggle Commented 7 minutes ago on becoming . . . through it all at handstories
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A mostly quiet weekend (there was a brief bowling excursion). A new booklet begun. Twinkle was happy to join me sitting still in the sunshine for a long spell of stitching. And it's Fall! Continue reading
Posted 9 minutes ago at handstories
oh! & OH! to both of these….wishing you sweet l-o-n-g dreams.
Toggle Commented 5 hours ago on Here it comes at Spirit Cloth
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Gosh, your apple print & stitch is lovely.
Toggle Commented yesterday on landscape at bee creative
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yes, and heart and heart.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on becoming . . . through it all at handstories
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I had thought this would become a page in a booklet, but dearest friend came by on the first day of stitching it. She wanted her. So, there it was. And now she is on her wall. They belong together. We met when I was very pregnant with Blue. She... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at handstories
this kind of making is healing.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Nine for Peace at Spirit Cloth
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blessings, all around, to you, for us, for the spirit of all of it.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on By a thread in September at Spirit Cloth
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It's a very boggled place, that I should probably stay away from!
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on an aside about a side at handstories
I am confusing myself, I think.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on an aside about a side at handstories
It's so good, how you listen to yourself & the world. ear aches are the worst, I think. take care. (when I first saw this post, this morning, without my glasses, I was amazed at how you were able to catch Soul-o in such great poses with your cloth…), but now I see it was his spirit you captured)
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Stopped in my tracks at Spirit Cloth
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I sliced and wove into the "uncertainty" blanket, inspired by the "Considering Weave" continuings. What I like about it is that there is no right side, that the green weft is on both sides. It's not between, so, does that mean that there is only one side? A blanket with... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at handstories
later- you are weathering the weather beautifully.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Under the weather at Spirit Cloth
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Butterflies are a piece of magic, thanks, Deb.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on things are how they are at handstories
so sorry, hope you are on top of the weather soon. ox
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Under the weather at Spirit Cloth
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Yep, this aging thing, it's no picnic. Now that you mention it, when my good friend died, her mom said a bird came the next day to their hotel window & kept pecking at it…she was sure it was a sign. & when another friend was near the end, her husband dreamt of a beautiful white bird. Her comment was, "But, I don't want to be a bird!"
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on things are how they are at handstories
Ha! I think I look mad a lot- when I'm worried, confused, thinking….there was a co-teacher who was forever asking me what was wrong, because of the look on my face while I was concentrating… thanks, Peggy.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on things are how they are at handstories