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sewing fabric together using thread and my feelings | she/her IG: @melanie.tuazon

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So this is how it feels when someone with authority just acknowledges the obvious and tragic truth instead of gasli… https://t.co/zF9WVzkJiW
10/25
2020
(My Halloween strategy for years has been to let them have dessert every night leading up to the 31st so that the s… https://t.co/ucsTlD5I3hLife is so devoid of spontaneous joy right now that I let the kids get sugared up and bounce around the house and i… https://t.co/Tn4wVaiiTU @addyeB I have a whole playlist of songs that can trigger a good sob. So useful. *Adds Once soundtrack immediately.* @babyrabies YES. It’s even worse that it’s been almost ten cycles now. 😭
10/24
2020
@zigged Thank you. I’ve been hoping for some informed advice.This is the textbook definition of evil. https://t.co/xUOXGh3uCC
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10/21
2020
So I should just budget angry email writing into my weekly schedule now, right? Because I’m even more angry when I… https://t.co/oNbTtbw8Vo
10/9
2020
Women get interrupted, ignored & disrespected a lot and it sucks. But white women can't understand fully what Harri… https://t.co/UONS2HXkcL
Retweeted by melintheattic @nickydecesare So scary.
10/8
2020
@addyeB Look at the CDC getting out the truth while certain someones are otherwise occupied. 👀“Don’t let it dominate your life,” he says to us, people who haven’t left their homes, whose kids can’t go to schoo… https://t.co/qW4QCxZajp
10/5
2020
Every time the rage is about to subside, he does something to keep it alive. It’s an active simmer, just there, all weekend. 🙃This is the Sunday morning read I needed today. https://t.co/GUNznpoqIg @annetropy So good! The gallery house! 👏🏻
10/4
2020
Amidst all this absolutely predictable, preventable news, I keep thinking about all the service staff and security… https://t.co/dab5TvRhBZ
Retweeted by melintheatticThis is so awesome. 🗳 Thanks for all your work organizing and promoting! https://t.co/yIiMlDX8PgAll of this over the course of the week, not the day. I may be typing still but that doesn’t mean I have all my words. 😴 @addyeB Thank you. 💗 Here’s hoping my brain will quiet down 🤞 https://t.co/eG3JGAwBGcIn addition to the debate, today’s news and my usual work, my older kid turned 12, my marriage turned 15, we attend… https://t.co/y158FFuORh
10/3
2020
If you’re feeling like you’re crazy because you can’t figure out if this news is real or a ploy, it’s because we’ve… https://t.co/8Nh2pzZuJ4
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10/2
2020
I needed sleep to get through the rest of the week and I knew I wouldn’t sleep if I watched live. I made the right… https://t.co/u831lcxgYW
9/30
2020
I tweeted about my (minor) frustration at school communication, and that’s not constructive. Teachers and administr… https://t.co/LQcekPkenz
9/29
2020
My ballot arrived yesterday. It felt very good to channel the last 24 hours into those little circles and drop the… https://t.co/fex44gUrBY
9/28
2020
@addyeB I mean, we knew it was out there but still... https://t.co/UVSqDJzoBD @addyeB That's almost a REVERSE billion!
9/27
2020
You can donate directly to the @MovementVote using this link: https://t.co/bKePSBGIfF which helps our collective ef… https://t.co/rjRDVJ1PcF
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9/26
2020
@addyeB Us too! What a week. https://t.co/CqOYvugkNT
9/25
2020
Everyone-and I do mean everyone-should be against officers being able to walk into your home and kill you with impunity. Everyone.
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9/23
2020
#textiles4mvp is on Vogue’s website! https://t.co/cHFXLfvS9o
9/22
2020
@sotosewn Thank you! @AlexisDeise I’m hearing this from so many people! I am happy to join the ranks. Thanks for the wishes, it was a… https://t.co/GRWM7H3VVc @beckyjopdx Thank you! 💗Today I turned 40, and if there’s anything that 200,000 Covid deaths and RBG’s passing have driven home, it’s that… https://t.co/OrHVBwVGeR
9/21
2020
45 days to go. https://t.co/lszu4H5yhO
Retweeted by melintheattic @zigged Back atcha. 🖤Yesterday this quilt helped raise money for 42 grassroots organizations in 5 battleground states. If you’re looking… https://t.co/VqeXUop1htShe proposed institutional sexism as a unique legal harm, not a social norm. She did the jurisprudential work of es… https://t.co/9GFtkHFKQc
Retweeted by melintheatticThe last thing I want to think about is how strong I need to be right now. I just want to be sad & feel my feelings… https://t.co/OKhVolqqjB
Retweeted by melintheatticI needed to process my sadness, fear and anger last night away from social media. That is ok sometimes.
9/19
2020
@nightquilter @Cheryl_Arkison Fucknie Fuckzon 😂
9/18
2020
@EditorStoltz My sister teaches in Brooklyn and her experience has been bonkers.
9/17
2020
@AlexisDeise It’s so hard. I’m amazed we made it this long.We made it until day seven before the first remote school meltdown. I see this number in my head as one of those si… https://t.co/MRafzpEkYJ
9/16
2020
Pandemic time, man. https://t.co/Pb4dBRPs5XI mean, we have a free night now? https://t.co/phJ0Y8RKJ2Just sent the kids upstairs early to shower and watch a movie so we parents could go to our first middle school bac… https://t.co/fNm0dRsCM5
9/15
2020
I’m auctioning this piece off for @MovementVote on Instagram tomorrow. 🗳 Here are some words I wrote about it. Visi… https://t.co/V29doXPupH
9/14
2020
Fantastic roundup by ⁦@jenhewett⁩ of textile artists fundraising for ⁦@MovementVote⁩ — including the mini quilt I’l… https://t.co/HplYSVZuc6Crafting Democracy, the group fiber art show that is home to my group quilt Women’s Work, is the subject of a Zoom… https://t.co/NPGYnwS0tF @momlovesfilm @j2thewazz First there was Pizza squirrel. Now we have Ramen Squirrel. Pizza rat could never. https://t.co/bJt4UkeISN @beckyjopdx (I totally wish this were real.) @beckyjopdx Love it! Good Samaritan slurpers 🤍 https://t.co/wYutIJI0JM @momlovesfilm @j2thewazz Open pack! Missing a corner. You are likely correct. https://t.co/hY862vTG87
9/11
2020
I found a brick of ramen noodles on top of my car’s rear tire. Is this a prank? Squirrels? I had used the car about… https://t.co/81Cj4L8Nx3
9/10
2020
But we managed the day without a meltdown! Huge thanks to the educators who planned for orientation and a remote st… https://t.co/hthBZY2Kb0
9/9
2020
The kids were in online school for about an hour before the chainsaws and wood chippers arrived to take down the tr… https://t.co/oFiF7ix3CT
9/8
2020
Labor Day is a good occasion to share a WIP about invisible work. Piecing stitches in quilts are usually hidden in… https://t.co/95F5IMeAhW
9/7
2020
💗🤯💗 https://t.co/nk1newguZp
9/2
2020
@sssemester Look at all the people! At all the people!
8/28
2020
@joshgondelman I have been binging episodes since Friday to balance out the rest of the world. Thank you for being… https://t.co/QwUr2PAQYxWe shouldn’t have to see one more video of a Black human being brutalized and/or gunned down by police in a clear c… https://t.co/FtXUvUlyGT
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8/24
2020
@ShannonDowney At least I know not to go? 🤷🏻‍♀️ 😬 And it’s long enough to braid or pile up and out of the way. @ShannonDowney Gah, I want a haircut so bad. But the person who has done it for me for 3+ years is going to parties… https://t.co/39a4smdoAc
8/21
2020
I was nervous about a Zoom call today so I over-prepared for literally everything I’ve been working on and the call… https://t.co/P3wypDUzL1 @craftivista Anxiety is the worst. I feel deeply about this project and sharing it, so will definitely be in touch.… https://t.co/AvbdXyCzoX
8/20
2020
His criticism is that she had the wrong deaths bc it was too LOW. 🤦🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️ https://t.co/j2HW1sWjdJ
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8/18
2020
@craftivista I used an entirely handmade quilt as a vehicle for processing anxiety and self acceptance over the cou… https://t.co/8nHIFzYk4F
8/17
2020
I collaborated with talented fiber artist Jen Broemel for @ArtUsps — we mail a piece back and forth to support USPS… https://t.co/1xaXeGVf8OWhat finally made me REALLY miss beforetimes: the kids chose Infinity War as their rainy day movie. I made popcorn… https://t.co/Uivlk0Lyul
8/16
2020
There is a person in my life who seems to text me only when I’m already agitated with the most infuriating question… https://t.co/H5EJf7ciQ8Is there ANY THING that we can do about this or do we just have to watch it happen? This is not a rhetorical quest… https://t.co/6xZwPBASeZ
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8/13
2020
@sotosewn The hiiiiillllls are aliiiive. 😂I ran outside and yelled, “It’s Kamalaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!”
8/11
2020
@fire4hairlady From someone fresh off a storm, I wish you luck. 🤞
8/10
2020
All neighbors have power. It’s amazing how you don’t realize how much tension you’ve been holding until you release it.This is an electrical worker marveling at the charred ends of a wire that burned on and off for several days. It fe… https://t.co/Qqy0IRwi2N🎵 Ding dong, the wire is dead! 🎵 @addyeB Well, shit. 😣
8/8
2020
@addyeB Aw, sweet boy. As if there weren’t enough going in in the world. We’re ok, still have a (guarded) downed… https://t.co/frfVNzhaws @addyeB I’m cringing so hard every time it thunders. 😣Day three: downed wire is still live but the vehicles guarding it have gotten progressively smaller. Current watch… https://t.co/DJetpGTZ9K
8/7
2020
We can all use a little bit of that in 2020. 💗 https://t.co/8JWxGmgkq0
8/6
2020
Pandemic Extreme: No, seriously, don’t leave your house.Day two: downed live wire is still live, so that people with power (like us) can keep it. But every few hours it hu… https://t.co/apSmXAmTVI @addyeB What a mess on top of a mess. @RITmuse Thanks! We’re ok— the tree truck is watching over the wire until the electric company can come. It was a bit of a day, though.
8/5
2020
The guy from the town told my neighbor that this storm hit our Essex county town harder than Sandy.No joke, a UPS delivery man just went to every house on the street as we all yelled at him to leave for his own safety.Branch has fallen onto the live wire on the ground. The one that keeps sparking.🙈Tree truck is useless because the wire is still live. Branch is sliding every time the wind blows. We are still ok but this is scary. @addyeB Sun?!?!Tree removal truck is here! @DrDLang We’re good— we actually still have power but only until that branch shifts or they cut it to repair. The p… https://t.co/evsXdzii4G @DrDLang Oh wow— did it take down the wire? You’re on a main road! I hope you’re all ok. @addyeB We’re all fine. Should have said that. Thanks for checking. 😊 Hopefully it can be fixed soon. How are you and your family?2020 was like, you haven’t had an adrenaline rush in awhile, let me fix that. 🙃😑⚡️At lunchtime, tropical storm winds knocked a branch onto power lines in front of our house. There was an electrical… https://t.co/dtFMsYjutN
8/4
2020
This evening we attended a Zoom wedding. It ran an hour late because of weather at the wedding site, so we drank wi… https://t.co/vNTjPiVts9
8/1
2020

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