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handstories
seattle, wa
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She was absent again, so there was no hand holding, another student lied to me . . . twice, and the sun and moon didn't get done. But, there was a very sincere apology for the lying, along with a connection of understanding, and that boy from yesterday did ask... Continue reading
Posted 44 minutes ago at handstories
Thanks, Beth, sometimes it all feels like heart-stretching, both good and hard.
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We are all in need of some kind of mending, ox.
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Well, that's just lovely thinking, Liz, I did get a bit of a Sun done today.
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Trying, ...though slower and slower these days.
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Thank you, Jacqui, that's what I keep telling myself- that showing up is more than doing nothing.
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A blue square was appliquéd over one of the spots, after taking off any "salvageable" scraps of the old one. They've been basted down and will be filled in with other scraps. Today a student reluctantly and successfully let me teach him division, and then later, because he doesn't want... Continue reading
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I hope you're feeling better, and that your days & nights are filled with light. (We had snow yesterday morning, didn't stick, but it was pretty (& distracting for the class!)).
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Love holds a lot.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on mendings at handstories
Oh, Fanny, you know some of this. February 1999…maybe your friend and mine are traveling together? Maybe you can stitch about the two of you, make your own mending? I will think of her, Fanny's friend, during this journey.
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Thank you, me too, no idea where it's heading.
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I want it to hold together, so that it won't be lost or thrown out somewhere down the line. Yes, adding to it, more of our story.
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We could all do with some good solid patching these days.
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I was surprised at everything this quilt brought up, thanks, Liz.
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yesterday I felt lost, but today I took a few steps.
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Jude put out an invitation to join her in a Mending Bee. There's plenty here that could do with a stitch or two, but I keep thinking of this quilt. It was made for and with Janie's class the year before I started teaching with her. I remember watching them... Continue reading
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Oh, good, thank you!
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on star therapy at handstories
What a beautiful image to think of.
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Look at that glow- of light & red!
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on mending at bee creative
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There is a quilt I should mend, have avoided it, too sad, from Janie's & my classroom 20+ years ago…but maybe now, don't know, maybe...
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on MapMending at Spirit Cloth
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there's a centering within the scattering.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on star therapy at handstories
Ever so slowly...
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I love that you come & hang out with me & my imagination!
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When there's much to do, and things are out of sorts . . . stitching stars helps. Yep. Continue reading
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