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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:01 pm 
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Primula Baggins wrote:
Elengil, all of those are wonderful. I so respect and honor your talents! I learned to sew but never loved it; learned a little about drawing but stopped; played music and loved it, in orchestras, but lost the opportunity. Writing is all I’ve kept, and it’s not creating something you can hold in your hand—except for the few lucky times I’ve gotten something published.

You seem like someone who surrounds herself with beauty she created. I admire that so very much. :love:


I love to sew but (despite appearances) I never really learned it! Mostly self-taught as an adult. I never grew up sewing or knitting or anything like that. I know there are so many bad habits I have just because I don't really know any other way. I actually prefer hand sewing because I feel I have so much more control over what I'm doing, though . Of course the machine goes so much faster, but isn't nearly as enjoyable.

But thank you so much for your kind words! I like to think I am spending more time doing more productive things I love than time just fiddled away. <3

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:49 pm 
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Finnish artist creates life-like crocheted people

Like, REALLY lifelike. :Q

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:37 pm 
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Yikes! She must drink a lot of coffee. How long would all that take?

It’s beautiful, really. I especially like the girl sitting on a tree branch in the stairwell.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:49 pm 
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WOW.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:55 pm 
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Wow! I wouldn't have one in my house, but encountering one in a public place would be interesting.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:06 pm 
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Here's a photo of Sir Patrick Stewart knitting in his PJs
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:23 pm 
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That is amazingly inspiring!

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Train ticket, out bound.
Midnight departure,
Red-eye double-track.
Star filled horizons,
Beacons in the black.
Last call for boarding,
Destination: nowhere.
Two carry-on bags
Ought to get me there.
Don’t know how far
‘Til my journey’s done;
Train ticket, out bound,
Window seat for one.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:56 pm 
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Yes, I think I'll print it and pin it to my project bag. :D

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:54 pm 
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Make it so! :D


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:16 pm 
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What’s in your project bag?

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:16 pm 
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Maria wrote:
Make it so! :D


Make it... sew? :rotfl:

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Passage out of town
The old fashioned way:
Train ticket, out bound.
Midnight departure,
Red-eye double-track.
Star filled horizons,
Beacons in the black.
Last call for boarding,
Destination: nowhere.
Two carry-on bags
Ought to get me there.
Don’t know how far
‘Til my journey’s done;
Train ticket, out bound,
Window seat for one.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:42 pm 
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Inanna wrote:
What’s in your project bag?
A semi-shawl, if I can finish the last three or so rows.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:11 pm 
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They are Santa jimjams!
* bursts with the cute *

Sent from a tiny phone keyboard via Tapatalk - typos inevitable.

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