When you go through a major life event, like breast cancer, you know how important support is. Breast cancer is a body altering disease. You might choose reconstruction or not, but the truth of the matter is, it is beneficial to hear the words of other women who have gone though similar experiences. It isContinue reading “My journey to finding support: FLAT & Fabulous!”
Tag Archives: Breast Pockets
Breast Cancer Awareness?
Welcome to Melly’s Breast Cancer Awareness month!
I bought an album by Sophie Hunger. She is worth a listen. Check her out. I really like Kellie Davis of Mother Fitness Revolution. I was introduced to her web site by Bret Contreras site (who calls himself The Glute Guy-which I think quite charming, albeit goofy) 😉 The two coauthored the upcoming book, Strong Curves,Continue reading “Mish Mash.”
Stitch, hand stitching is such a quiet endeavor. I love it for that reason. I love keeping the apartment so quiet that you can hear the needle break through the cloth. Over and over again. I also love the way stitch changes the nature of the cloth you work. This is a set of breastContinue reading “Hand stitch”
A podcast, breast pockets, todays ramble.
This week Ricë and I recorded a podcast on ” Going Flat and the Breast Pocket Project” and if you have an hour, please listen to it. Studio Melly is up and running, hand dyeing embroidery floss. I ran out of cards to wrap thread on, and so, began making my own. I amContinue reading “A podcast, breast pockets, todays ramble.”
Last week I put a post up on Facebook, asking if anyone knew of a uniboober or flattie in need to a pocket. Jennifer West responded, asking for a single pocket to be made for her cousin Bethany. Here is what Jennifer said about Bethany: My dear cousin Bethany died of breast cancer on Sept. 15Continue reading “Bethany”
Last week I was contacted by Morna McEver Golletz through Facebook. She asked for me to put a name to a pocket. And when Morna told me her mother was named Jingle McEver, I knew I needed to put more than a name to this pocket, I had to honor Jingle’s memory with aContinue reading “Jingle McEver”
Her name here:
I fell in love and I wasn’t even thinking about it. That is the way with love, don’t you think? It’s a backdoor experience. I really must thank Libby for sending me all of those pockets. I love the small pre-constructed squares. Libby has some master rippers over there. These pockets have snips of thread leftContinue reading “Her name here:”
http://cdn.abclocal.go.com/static/flash/embeddedPlayer/swf/otvEmLoader.swf?version=fw1000&station=wabc§ion=&mediaId=8839485&parentId=8839763&cdnRoot=http://cdn.abclocal.go.com&webRoot=http://abclocal.go.com&configPath=/util/&site= I participate in a pool program, offered by my hospital to help survivors recover. I love this program, I go once a week, I connect with other survivors in a predominantly physical but also, at times, emotional level (which works best for me, I can’t go deeply into the emotional side or breast cancerContinue reading “Round Up!”
Steeped in Breast Pockets
As you know, I am asking for help to make 1000 breast pockets in memory of or to honor your friends and loved ones who have decided against reconstructing their bodies after breast cancer. I posted this ‘Call For’ on Facebook, because it seems we all hang out there! Libby, from Mija Fiber Art quickly emailed meContinue reading “Steeped in Breast Pockets”