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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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Your stitching is very alive. Tell Tay that I barked at K to dust something while I was in labor with Blue. A gourd that hadn't been dusted in years. We (fifty 5th graders, many of them are immigrants) are writing a play based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights & a book about a Mexican girl's family coming to this country in 1924, it's been great to have them thinking on this day after day.
Toggle Commented 3 hours ago on intense focus on such small stitches at windthread
Stitching into the great unknown…
Toggle Commented yesterday on mountain or mole hill? at handstories
Coziness! Love the pink in both of your creatings & I have that CD set, love it, too.
Toggle Commented yesterday on in the hand at bee creative
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all of your thin layers always add up to amazingly cozy cloth.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Looking through Friday at Spirit Cloth
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they are so connected, intertwined for me.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on mountain or mole hill? at handstories
It's always an adventure!
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on mountain or mole hill? at handstories
Good teachers can change so much.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on mountain or mole hill? at handstories
I certainly learned that the skill existed, it's taken years, decades to figure out my own abilities!
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on mountain or mole hill? at handstories
She was 42 when she went, her daughter was 9. Her parents had the service at a church, that was so not her, I had everyone who had quilts she had made bring them & we covered the front with them. I missed her hard last week, more than I had in years.
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October 12, she would've been 60 this year.
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your beads remind me of Janie's last note, (which I received months after she died), it said something about another pearl in the necklace of our friendship…. and your blue roots, love them.
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Thank you, Julie, and welcome! I think that learning to be with cloth in this way has helped me to carry the idea over into my regular life….well, at least a little.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on mountain or mole hill? at handstories
It's grand to see Coma in action. (We have a very similar bed frame.) Looking forward to seeing what your wall will become a window to…
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Coma in black and white at Spirit Cloth
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As each booklet begins, I really have no idea where it's going to go. For example, the far left piece of blue was pulled out and I thought, "dress". After cutting it out, with another scrap for a head, I thought, "nope". So, a mountain it became, along with a... Continue reading
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Thank you so much, I think I'm trying to make worlds I'd like to be in, too.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on wonders at handstories
I always love your populated places, looking forward to seeing who wanders through. & it was great to see the hugging trees again.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Into all of it at Spirit Cloth
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Don't worry! I did not read any inkling of that thought into it.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on and begin again . . . at handstories
A "rich mash" is such a great concept.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on catching sunshine while it lasts at bee creative
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Amen.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on and begin again . . . at handstories
Thank you, Blandina, always nice to see your thoughts here. I miss reading about your world!
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on and begin again . . . at handstories
It makes the finishings very hard.
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Beginnings are so hopeful.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on and begin again . . . at handstories
Oh, no! I've had a few of those nights over the years. Hope you're toasty by now.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on and begin again . . . at handstories
THANK YOU!
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on wonders at handstories
I've been in a very pink mood this week, probably because my nose is blue from the cold.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on and begin again . . . at handstories