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Have a go at stitching...I think you'll enjoy it. Take a piece of white cotton fabric and thread with you. Then stitch your day...even as you're living it. Extreme stitching. Could choose a day. Involve a few others and everyone stitch their day...be interesting to see the results. Let me know if it's a Yes.