Update on Mandalas for Marinke Remembrance Project

february 2016 crochet mandalas

Tomorrow is the last day of the month, which means that I’ll be sharing the links to all of the Mandalas for Marinke posts that went up in March. You can see all of the posts that have gone live so far on the Mandalas for Marinke page. So I thought it was a good time to give you an update on where things stand with this ongoing depression awareness project.

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Become a Crochet Concupiscence Patreon! Support Indie Writing!

crochet concupiscence patreon

I wanted to let all of you know that I have joined Patreon, which is a place where artists and makers can share their visions and get supported by the people who believe in what they do. It is not the same as Kickstarter or Indiegogo; you’re not funding a particular project but instead committing a monthly amount to help support the general work of a creator that you love. I’ve signed up for it because the support from a community can really help me to take my work a lot further than it can go on its own. I work really hard to use my writing to support others (highlighting designers and crafters, interviewing creative people, sending messages of support to those in need) and if the greater community supports my efforts then I can pay it forward stronger in kind.

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Katara Meets The Mandalas … Update on Both Pup and Project! Plus Thoughts on Mindfulness for Depression.

katara dog with crochet mandalas

Hi all! I intended to start posting the Mandalas for Marinke every day again by now but things have just been so busy with the new pup that I told you about earlier this week! So I wanted to give you an update on her, on the project, and some thoughts on how this actually all does relate to depression awareness, which is a large part of what the Mandalas for Marinke project is all about.

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How to #RecycleYourPeriodPad Into an iPhone Cozy with Crochet

crochet iphone cozy

I’m happy to be part of the Poise campaign to raise awareness about light bladder leakage (LBL) in a fun way – by finding a creative way to upcycle unused period pads with a DIY project. For my project, I’ve taken unused pads, stitched them together and added crochet to create a water-absorbent, protective, cute new iPhone cozy.

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