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SouleMama
Coastal Maine
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I spent a good part of our storm time quilting. I thought I'd just get started and stop when we lost power. But we never did, and so I kept quilting, diving into Ezra's quilt. You might remember I finished... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at SouleMama
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Well, now. That's some serious snow! My skiers/sledders/skaters are beside themselves with excitement. So much so, that the promise of a day on the slopes today motivated them up and out of bed and out into the snow to shovel,... Continue reading
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This weekend found us celebrating a 14th birthday in the house (really, now? oh my, oh how wonderful), greeting a storm that cancelled all the activities - and even the performances - of the day, and soaking up all kinds... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at SouleMama
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Greetings from Bamboletta Dolls! We make natural, one of a kind dolls for your little ones. We work with stay at home moms to create beautiful companions that your child may one day pass along to their child. Follow Bamboletta... Continue reading
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Greetings from Monaluna! Monaluna is an independent organic fabric company that I run out my home in Walnut Creek, California. I started Monaluna almost 5 years ago out of a desire to bring more earth-friendly and non-toxic fabric options into... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at SouleMama
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. . . . . . . . . {this moment} ~ A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at SouleMama
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(Above, the hat I'm wearing is my Rosa Hat, the mitts my just-finished Wabi Mitts, and pretty mug by our dear friend Jess Teesdale.) I'm such a fan of the knitting designs of Carrie Bostick Hoge - she's been in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at SouleMama
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I think you should go for it! She gives really thorough step by step photographs that I think will be helpful in getting you going! And congratulations!! ~amanda
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That's how we say it, yes! It's a nickname she gave herself that stuck! It fits her well! ~amanda
Toggle Commented Jan 21, 2015 on Tuesdays with Ani at SouleMama
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I'm still figuring out the best way to sew at that table - I started by putting the foot petal on the bottom shelf, yes. But yesterday, I stood to sew, keeping the pedal on the floor and I think I like that better. ~amanda
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We sat at the breakfast table, catching our breath after the flurry and frenzy that is getting everyone out the door on a ski day. She was more than happy to say goodbye, and didn't waste a moment of her... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at SouleMama
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It's done! My wintry quilt, begun with some gifted dyed tea towels, mixed together with a whole lot of white fabric, a lightweight batting, and quilted with sashiko stitches. I love, love, love the finished result - it feels, as... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at SouleMama
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Greetings from Boho Chic Fiber Co.! Annie: I started my journey spinning yarn in 2012. I saw some of the early blog posts on SouleMama and was inspired to deepen my love of knitting by learning how to create my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at SouleMama
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Greetings from Woolen Moss Farm and Studio! I grew up in the mountains of Pennsylvania spending my time drawing, making and building. I chased those ideas through the mountains of Virginia and then to Colorado where I completed my sculpture... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at SouleMama
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. . . . . . . . . {this moment} ~ A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at SouleMama
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I'm going alone, so Steve and the kids will take care of the farm animals! Traveling as a family IS a challenge with the farm! ~amanda
Toggle Commented Jan 15, 2015 on about those intentions at SouleMama
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Thank you so much! This is wonderful information! ~amanda
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I've been reading about this school! What an incredible place. I'm hopeful I'll have some time to visit. ~amanda
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That sounds amazing! Thanks for telling me about it! How lucky for your son! ~amanda
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Hi Meg! We would LOVE to host more gatherings and definitely have hopes of doing so, the ideas are all still staying in the percolating stage though. Soon I hope it will come to fruition! ~amanda
Toggle Commented Jan 15, 2015 on about those intentions at SouleMama
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My studio, unfortunately, happens to be the coldest room in our house. It's just around the corner and around another corner from the woodstove - our source of heat. I am, by nature, also the perpetually coldest person in the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at SouleMama
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It;s by Dash & Albert! I've always loved their rugs - they hold up very well to the abuse that my family can give our rugs. ;) ~amanda
Toggle Commented Jan 14, 2015 on about those intentions at SouleMama
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This project began with this lovely set of tea towels, a hostess gift from a sweet and talented 13 year old friend of ours. I was hesitant to put them into our cycle of kitchen towels, knowing just how quickly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at SouleMama
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I am paying for the trip, yes. But I'm also happy to share the news of it here as I've done today, as I think it's going to be a wonderful gathering, hosted by some very special women. ~amanda
Toggle Commented Jan 12, 2015 on about those intentions at SouleMama
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Yes! I had forgotten all about the Bali video until I told the kids of my adventure, and they had a list of places they wanted to make sure I visited from that video - so fun! ~amanda
Toggle Commented Jan 12, 2015 on about those intentions at SouleMama
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