checked patterns

my ultimate goal is to be at peace with myself, eliminate toxic feelings and elements and energies from my life, unlearn negative and harmful practices and thought patterns, stop checking for people that don’t check for me, create a space for myself that is nurturing for growth so that i may generate loving energy for myself and for others, nourish my spirit and balance my energies, i have big dreams and i deserve to live a life i love and let that love radiate

but do you just imagine how dan tried so hard to look good when he first met phil? how he straightened his curly hair to look twice as pretty as he is because no matter how you look at it, phil thinks he’s a beauty but dan, himself doesn’t realize that? how he chose to wear a check patterned shirt because he knew for sure that he’ll match phil’s? how his heart pounded so much because he’ll finally meet his long time crush whom he had no idea that after much years they’ll still be together?  because i do

Dishonest hypocritical pastor loses it all.

I use to be very religious. At the end of that period in my life, I became involved with a new church that was pastored by a charismatic young pastor who seemingly had everything going for him. But the fucker was greedy. Too greedy. As the saying goes: “pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered.” Pastor Hog got slaughtered.

My wife and I were looking for a church. An old friend invited us to a new church that was energetic and full of friends. We started attending regularly and eventually became involved with the leadership of the church.

After a while, I started to become uneasy around the pastor. The way he communicated with people just rubbed me the wrong way. I slowly realized that he was a manipulator and compulsive liar. Quick with an overzealous compliment but slow to explain himself when issues arose.

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((ayo yoyoooo just a little something for @ask-spacetan !!))

tfw a three year old article about an antisemitic incident is making the rounds on tumblr again. Which means that most of the people reblogging it A. didn’t pay attention when it happened 3 years ago despite the best efforts of Jews and Roma, and B. didn’t actually click on the link to read the article and therefore see its date. 

(Also: when that article made the rounds last year, a lot of Jewish tumblr users panicked because they thought it had happened again.)

Good intentions do mean something, but c’mon, ppl. This sort of thing makes it seem like your concern about antisemitism is more performative than anything else.



Aries: Picture frames deserve to have things in them. That is their purpose in life.
Why are you denying them this?
What did they ever do to you?
Let them out of the closet.

Taurus: Life goes on. Then we die. Maybe it starts over again.
It’s a nice thought - being reborn into infinity. A creature untouched.

Gemini: Brush up on your ancient history. Scythian, specifically.

Cancer: It’s a little known fact that playing Led Zeppelin will attract moths. Do with this information what you will.

Leo: This is nothing new. You’ve dealt with far worse.
That doesn’t make it any easier, but there is some measure of hope in knowing you can survive it.

Virgo: Oh, what a tangled web we weave … we’re pretty sure that’s not supposed to look like that. You should practice your knitting more. Maybe check the pattern?

Libra: No one is perfect. It’s okay, little one. It’s okay.

Scorpio: You got here through sheer bull-headed, stubborn willpower. This is exactly how you get out, too. Break what needs to be broken.

Sagittarius: Stop thinking with your dipstick, Jimmy.

Capricorn: Hope and Molotov Cocktails, when mixed in equal measure, bring change.

Aquarius: Find the one who came before you. Touch their face gently and sing them a lullaby. Tell them it wasn’t their fault - They did the best they could.

Pisces: Hold on. Hold on. Hold on. Worry about the rope burn later. It will heal. Hold on.


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Deluxe AW17 Lookbook

The label from Japanese designer Jideki Kimura returns with a range of inspiring AW offerings mixing an assortment of shades and patterns. A revamped take on streetwear that elevates each look through plays on length, patterns and materials. I can’t help to find it interesting how despite my natural inclination towards bespoke and classic style, Japanese designers and styling always manage to get my attention and inspire me to bend boundaries.

anonymous asked:

OK this may sound odd but what fabric shops would you recommend in the LA area. I know you no longer live here but any advice helps, since joanns does have its limits in fabric options and in your experience is it any cheaper than Joanns or am I paying just as much?

The garmet district is what you want to do. 

Shopping in LA Fabric District

What you want to do is – HIT UP MICHAEL LEVINES FIRST BUT DONT BUY ANYTHING. Maybe pick up your pattern. Check out how much fabric you need according to the pattern, etc etc. Search the store for the fabric you need, even if you see a perfect match, leave it, don’t buy it. Trust meeeee. You’re basically making this your garaunteed last resort. I know it already seems a great deal compared to Joanns’ money grubbing prices, but trust me.

Head out to the streets and start walking up and down 9th. From Maple to San Pedro. CHECK EVERYWHERE. North shops usually have the best SPANDEX and stretch fabrics, lace and sequins. SOUTH shops usually have upholestry, leather and vinyl (there’s exceptions but this is what I noticed.) 

I garauntee you any stock of fabric at Levines is avaliable in all the surrounding stores and they will sell it way short for a bargain! 

PROTIP: Never say yes first. If you ask one of the workers in the off stores “How much is this a yard?” and they say “12,” even if thats an amazing price, still just nod and say “Thanks” and start walking away like you dont want it. They WILL ALWAYS go lower. They’ll start telling you “11! 10– 8 for you!” Especially if they know you want 2-3 yrds or more.  But don’t get intimidated either, they’ll try to corner you into saying yes. Just wave them off, tell them “Ill take a picture and come back? I just wanna compare.”  Seriously, even if you see the perfect one at one of these places for the best price, just wait until you hit all the stores. You have no idea how many times i bought something and regretted it 5 minutes later when I saw an even better version. 

Second Protip: When they ask you how many yard you want, always say 2-3. Even if you need seven. Because they’ll give it to you for cheaper if you only want that much. Then when you say, okay, ill buy it for 4 bucks a yard, as he’s measuring it out, then say “ACTUALLY can I get 5?” 

Here’s some of my favorites:

L.A. Alex has the CHEAPEST notions. Zippers, elastic, velcros, thread, muslin, etc. They are AWESOME for all extra stuff you need. Way cheap. 

JOURNAL has some of the most interesting fabric on the block, unique textiles like dancewear or lace, usually exclusive to them. This is where I found that rare ass pre-pleated suede fabric for Kylo Ren’s sleeves and the awesome shimmer-non-sparkle spandex for Miraculous Ladybug. 

.99 Fabric a yard. Literally as it says. 99cents a yard biittcchhh. I ALWAYS hit this place up because you always need cheap ass broadcloth, poplin, CHIFFON or Taffeta. He’s got it all man. Its awesome for basic shit. 

City Fabric has the best FUR and FLEECE selection you’ve ever seen. 

Mora Tex is a favorite of mine. The guy here loves cosplayers and the fabric I get here is always rich and stunning looking. I bought my Astrologian Velvet, Dishonored purple and grey suede. Kylo’s outer tunic, Rey’s tunic and shoe wool, Lavellan’s trespasser tunic, and so much NICE suiting. Basically any heavier, richer type fabrics you can probably find here. 

Trim 2000 Plus is the place I found my Inquistor buttons. This place is like a gold mine for buttons. They have the most interesting shit for super cheap. I spent like 5 bucks on both Emily and Corvos diamond cufflinks and royal button getup here.

Jerry’s all Trims. My favorite trim store!!!  He has everything! Belts too! Great for any trims, tassles, or piping you made need. AND HE LETS YOU BUY THE WHOLE ROLL OR BY YARD. I bought all the leather cord here for our Solas necklaces. And every gold piece of my Astrologian cosplay.


-Parking in LA FABRIC district is hell on earth. The spots up by Jerry’s All trims is my secret spot, those are usually free (2 hr maximum). You can check side spots too, like between maple and san pedro, but don’t feel bad about pulling into a parking structure and paying the 7 bucks. Its not so bad. 

-Stores close around 6:00 on weekdays and saturdays. 

-WHILE PARKING IS FREE ON SUNDAY. A lot of these shops aren’t open. LA Alex and the the button store are closed for example. Button store is also closed mondays for some reason? AND EVERYTHING CLOSES BY 4 ON SUNDAY. 

-AWAYS bring cash. Lots of stores don’t take card. Or they will charge you extra for using it. There are ATMs inside some stores. But the service fee is like 3-5 bucks. YUCK. 

-Theres a random costume shop on 9th street that sells gloves. SKIP THIS. I know your tempted to buy everything at once, but this guy is way overpriced. Order your gloves on ebay for $1, trust me. 

-Best time to go is in the morning on a weekday, if you can manage it. Saturdays are hecka busy but that sometimes it a great thing cause the shops are ready to bargain.

-North of San pedro is NOT A GOOD AREA. Don’t park there. And if you’re leaving to go to Little Tokyo afterwards, turn around, take another street. 

Hey everyone, I just wanna make a note real quick-

If you find a pattern online, or on pinterest, or google or whatever, please try and trace it back to the creator. The past week or so I’ve seen multiple instances of ‘I found this pattern…’, patterns I can easily identify as someone else’s work, without any accreditation. Further more, I’ve seen people claiming these as their own and profiting off of them which is not cool, at all. Many online pattern creators need to sell those patterns in order to generate money and someone just posting them means they lose out on money.

Now, if the creator gave you permission, that’s cool; I got permission from a creator to sell the product of their patterns. But drop a note of it somewhere and don’t take credit for what’s not yours. I’m not okay with that in any sense of the word.

Thanks y’all. 

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