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#untro

Cross posted from Practice Human 1. Composing with Objects: 5 Objects from home 1 taken away 1 stolen from a neighbor 1 random object assigned by facilitator Instructions: Create an composition that has purpose and intention. Time limit: 75 minutes 2. … Continue reading

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Destashing and it Feels So Good

So I destashed all of this fabric. Looking at it now, even after it is claimed and boxed and waiting for delivery, I’m not totally sure how I feel about it leaving. I haven’t been sewing much in the last … Continue reading

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Exhausted!

Maker Faire happened. It was fantastic. We had 431 people attend (our outside hope was 300). Lots and lots and lots of kids, and the makers were fabulous about having hands on activities for them to do. It totally rocked, … Continue reading

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Better Photos and a Blog Birthday Giveaway

Thank you to everyone who commented on flickr and here about this block while I was sleeping last night! A little bit of sleep + positive feedback helped me feel so much better.  Sometimes when I’m creating on my own, … Continue reading

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What is the Up?

This blog is nearing a year old (2/23/11 was my first post). When I started the blog I promised myself that I wasn’t going to impose any rules about how often I post, make myself feel bad about not posting, … Continue reading

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2011

I just tallied up the books I read on goodreads and realized I’ve read 65 books in 2011. Then I clicked over to flickr to make this mosaic of what I made in 2011 and realized that the maximum allowed … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

And the winner of the SMS Giveaway Day is Claudia, who said: “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” always works for me. Congratulations, Claudia. I’ve sent you an email. Thank you to everyone who shared book recommendations. If you haven’t already, … Continue reading

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Words about Books

Thank you to everyone who has recommended books to me over the last 36 hours! With the sewmamasew giveaway day open until Friday, I thought I would take a few minutes to respond to some of the book recommendations that … Continue reading

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Cold Took Me Out! and a book recommendation

My adorable nephews left an unwanted reminder of their visit–a five day cold that I’m only now getting over. I do feel very sorry for myself as it’s been a long time since I’ve had such persistent and uncomfortable cold! I … Continue reading

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Renegade Craft Fair

This weekend I went to Chicago for the Renegade Craft Fair (and to spend some time with family). My first stop was the Moveable Type truck, which had been in Champaign two weeks ago but was swarmed by art and … Continue reading

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