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handstories
seattle, wa
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ox back to you, Shelly!
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Yes! And with someone who's part of this community, so we know the same language, really swell.
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I do, too. It's not something I've done much of- don't have the patience!
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It really was.
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Yum!
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I'm still daydreaming about our someday visit.
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I'm sure your ears were burning…we had plenty of warm fuzzy things to say about you!
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This beautiful creation is a work-in-progress by another Seattle-ite, Shelly Sazama. The center is full of many different golden scraps, surrounded by Jude's moons and stars. Her variety of stitches, textures, and couching is really wonderful. I especially love her spot of french knots, just a little below right of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at handstories
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Thank you, Barbara, those scraps just fell together yesterday, I'm still staring at them. "starfish hand" is perfect- don't you just want to squish it with kisses?!
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Oh, Deb, it's so mutual!
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a watery rippling edge. It's snowing here, the little house feels cabinish.
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You and Charlie are very lucky. I didn't realize how much I miss little ones.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on I loved every inch of the day at handstories
It's really something, this soul business. If only the world tended them with more care.
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I even hummed an old hum, while rocking her to sleep…the same ones I used for the boys long ago.
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Oh, it did! Thank you!
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A quiet morning filled with cloth, tea and thoughts of yesterday. Our nephew and family came to town. We spent the day with him and his two little ones. I just love him. I love the memories of him, who he is, how he is so our family-the good parts,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at handstories
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That photo. your posts are flowing these days. & the sea for me…home, even though I've never lived next to it. there's always been water- rivers, lakes, the Sound…flowing & rhythm & the bigness… really too big to put words to.
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That rosy fabric has always cheered me, & now, ever since that piece traveled to you, makes me think of you and your gardens.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on holding stories at handstories
Mo, I love knowing it sailed across the seas into your world.
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Thanks, dee- isn't it great that stitch can connect more than cloth?
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The line between self & place blurs with time, like your line between moon & weave. Maybe that's what making a home is? This place (111 yrs.) would probably be cleared away, too. I hope I don't live to see that.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on The Place I've Loved at Spirit Cloth
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I thought of the song, too. I should probably walk away more often. We have a mutual boat admiration society…ha, MBA has a new meaning!
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Hearing how these little cloths hold moments in other people's journeys and daydreams is one of the very best parts of sending them out into the world. Realizing that when stories and imaginings go back and forth, unseen windows open, and something shared becomes more . . . I just... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at handstories
I'd love to see what you come up with.
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Hey, thanks, Peggy, this job is so many things.
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