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By Fatimah Hinds   16

Looking to my favorite artist for inspired color.

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Looking for hope in the title sequence from The Bear.

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Fatimah Hinds

Vancouver, BC

Fatimah is the Vancouver-based fiber artist behind Disturbing the Fleece.

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Into superheroes and the superpower of meditation.

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Nashville, Tennessee

Just don't ask her what "Snickleway" means.

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