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Last but not least...Andrew Dyrdahl's: "Recycled Fabric Journal" workshop (might have just been my favorite workshop of the week?!) ....prolly cause Maria :) was my partner in crime: I had brought my Mom's 72' singer up to Port Townsend with me...but after meeting Andrew at the Friday night marketplace (where he sold out of his awesome monster dolls) he said there was no need to lug it all the way to class- that he had an extra (brand new in box) sewing machine for me to borrow....sa-weet! Andrew is SO generous and patient. Really, you'd think he'd been teaching at...

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A little handmade journal for Lacy of lacylike...because I think she's awesome. AND because she will be VERY missed at Artfest this year :( front cover of journal... back cover of journal... pages are made from recycled goods and fabric scraps a few pages have inspirational quotes; "Soar with your strengths and never look back..." fabric pocket & a birdie with balloon (sewn stitches for the string) each page has a little bit of something to get the creative juices flowing... and enough blank space for Lacy to add her magic. You can see all pages on Flickr here. And if...

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Got crafty over the weekend and experimented with sewing paper on my machine. I really have no clue why I waited this long to try it. It is SO much fun and I'm tail spinning with ideas to craft up. Here's a look at one of the little journals I made (I think I made four of em'?!) The front and back of the journal are an old music record jacket...I picked up awhile back at an antique mall, I bought a handful for a dollar. I took a moment to google the word "Calliope": A calliope is a musical...

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