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Post: #217643 Susie
Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:01 pm

(Apologies to those of you who also read my blog because I'm likely to mention this on there as well when I next update :? ).

I've got patterns in both Sewing World and Sew Hip this month - different skirts, one made from upcycled scarves and one made from patchworked cotton jersey AKA my mum's old tshirts. I'm so excited to see my skirts on a model and all styled and everything! They look great! I daren't actually read either of the articles because I'm so terrified of having made a mistake in any of the instructions (I did proof and double check, but you know, I'm neurotic :wink: ).

I rang my mum to tell her and she was just on her way to do her Christmas shopping. She's just rung me all confused from WH Smiths and said 'Susie, you actually are in those magazines'. I think they think I'm a fantasist :cooldude: .
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Re: About to expire from excitement

Post: #217647 Mylovelyhorse
Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:38 pm

That's absolutely brilliant! I'd be expiring too... in fact, I virtually am anyway on your behalf :flower:

I saw your tie skirt on your blog and thought it looked brilliant. If I ever wore anything other than jeans and thick pullies, I'd think about having a bash myself.

Have a big something nice to celebrate with.

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Post: #217649 Cassiepod
Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:54 pm

I saw that scarf skirt pattern and thought how fabulous! I'm going to scour the charity shops for some nice scarves. Well done to you!

I'm in the midst of trying to make my first dress from scratch to my own pattern. It all came to grinding halt when the dance got cancelled due to the weather.... Need to get ti finished to get the sewing machine away for Christmas dinner at the table!

Congratulations to you!

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Post: #217654 Green Aura
Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:04 pm

That's brilliant news susie, well done you!! :cheers:
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Post: #217667 fifi folle
Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:21 pm

Well done!!!! That's amazing!

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Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:48 pm

:cheers:
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Post: #217676 Millymollymandy
Wed Dec 22, 2010 5:58 am

Yipee, well done! :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
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Post: #217692 Susie
Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:18 am

Thank you everyone! :hugish:

Mylovelyhorse, go for it with the tie skirt! I can't get a good photo of that one but it actually looks really brilliant in the flesh, as it were. I've just finished a custom order one for someone and it looked fab. Stupid me forgot to take a photo, I could kick myself...

Cassiepod, how exciting that you actually saw it! OMG! And I have a dress I'm making for myself that's been hanging about from last summer. You finish yours, I'll finish mine :wink: .
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Post: #217762 citizentwiglet
Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:28 am

Well done, you! Saw the pics on your blog (which is brilliant, by the way!).........I REALLY want one of those skirts, but am, sadly, completely talentless. They are absolutely gorgeous, and I love your ethos about using fabrics that don't need to be dry-cleaned - my personal bugbear.

PS: Tried to 'follow' your blog, but it wouldn't let me. Buggers. I assume 'following' means that you get email updates? I can NEVER follow a blog if it's with Blogger/Blogspot. Does it know I am a Wordpress girl, or something?
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Post: #217798 Milims
Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:43 am

WHat a very clever lady you are! :iconbiggrin: :flower:
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Post: #217801 Susie
Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:13 am

citizentwiglet wrote:PS: Tried to 'follow' your blog, but it wouldn't let me. Buggers. I assume 'following' means that you get email updates? I can NEVER follow a blog if it's with Blogger/Blogspot.


Thank you for nice comments ;-). I like your blog as well, the post about homemade presents was hilarious. I think you have to have a google account to follow people - if you have a google account all the blogs you are following go into google reader, if you have a blogger account they end up on your dashboard as well.

Of course it might just be that Wordpress and Blogger are like the Sharks and the Jets :wink:.

Thank you Milims! :flower:
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Post: #217814 Zech
Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:02 pm

How exciting! and inspiring, too... My mum used to wear headscarves because the wind gave her earache, and she ended up with quite a collection, which I've inherited. They sit at the back of the wardrobe and I've been wondering what to do with them...

I love your blog, too. I've just signed up to follow it and it said: sign up with an existing account - gmail, twitter or yahoo. Don't know if that's any help to anyone.


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