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This week this video has been floating around social media, it’s from Soul Pancake. I had been ignoring it until about five minutes ago.

The kid makes some good points, my favorite I think is “what will your Space Jam be?” and “Don’t stop believing… Unless your dream is stupid.. then get a new dream.” The video is cute and makes you want to be a part of something awesome. A friend of mine is starting something awesome on the South Side of Chicago called Good Things Grow Midway The group strives to build community through art, ecology, community and action. They are just getting started but it is sure to be awesome and I can’t wait to help in  any way I can.

On another note I am in the process of backing this beautiful hand embroidered quilt my sister got me from Thailand. The process has been interesting since currently I am washing it before I start the actual backing. It started like this …

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and ended like this. Three rounds of rinsing and I have got the water slightly less blue but clearly this is going to take a while

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Here’s 
to hoping that this coming week is a little warmer than last week.

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Good thing I had a super warm hat knit by Indigorchid! I still had to really bundle!

 

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Around Here. 2013

The new year always makes me want to make changes, most of the time it seems to be what can I change in my house. Sometimes it ends up being a new hair color, however this year is just going to be the year of getting things done. These are what I’ve been up too lately.

field museum

field museum

piles of alterations

piles of alterations

studio design.

studio re-design.

heart shaped m&ms

heart shaped m&ms

bobby pins

bobby pins

piles of head bands

piles of head bands

craft-taster

craft-taster

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