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October 5, 2009

NEW BLOG AWARD

Cennetta has honored me with this lovely award.
I actually do feel VERY honored to be recognized by such a great seamstress as Cennetta. I have to tell 7 things about myself to earn this award. Mmmmmm, I am such a blabber mouth that I've probably told everything on this blog already, but I'll give it a try...
  1. I am the eldest of four - 2 sisters and one brother. And I love them all dearly as though they were my children. They are not that cool about the my children part.

  2. I am a wannabe gourmet cook. I like to wow guests with the presentation of a meal (whenever I can find the energy to do so).

  3. My two sisters and I love decorating dinner tables. Consequently we are dish collectors. Have to stop myself from buying more.

  4. I collect cookbooks (although not as avidly as I once did). I had to stop buying them also. I still manage to add at least one or two new additions to the collection per year.

  5. I'm working on a Technical Studies Degree that sucks up my sewing time. (But you already know that, right).

  6. I'm an organizer/pack rat who can't quite get it together, I don't like to be criticized about it either. BUT CAN ANYBODY HELP!!!

  7. I am a bit of a homebody. Nothing pleases me more than a rainy Saturday or Sunday afternoon with no desire to go out. I also love company. Maybe I'm a bit of an oxymoron. What do you think???

I'm also supposed to nominate 7 other sewing bloggers for this award; so I nominate:


http://www.clevergirl.org/ Because I think she is just that. What a fitting blog name. She can refashion like nobody's business and is indeed a Clevergirl.


http://www.asewnwardrobe.blogspot.com/ I love finding new sewing blogs. This is one that I happened upon just a few days ago. Check her out, I'm sure you will like her style.


http://www.anothercreation.blogspot.com/ This nomination is a shoutout to my home girl from Elmira who is a wheez with BWOF patterns. We can all learn some things from her.


http://www.kims-kouture.blogspot.com/ I always like everything that I see Kim make.


http://www.trinilove.typepad.com/ This girl puts out an amazing amount of work with such flair.


http://www.sewsassyagain.blogspot.com/ Sew Sassy is another fashion producer. I can tell she loves her craft.


http://www.wannsew.blogspot.com/ JC is a stone researcher. She puts in an enormous amount finding information about sewing and sewing resources. Positiveness is the highlight of her blog....




7 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your award! I love learning new things about my blogger buddies.

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  2. Thank so much Faye. Tee nominated me late last week and I posted over the weekend. I just forgot to add my blogs. I'll go back & do it now. :-) BTW: I love books, too!

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  3. Thank you, Faye! What a lovely surprise. It is tough for me to write these but I sure love reading them about other people! You're full of dichotomies -- the entertaining homebody who collects things and cries out from under the stack of beautiful antique dishes! LOL Thanks again. I'll write mine up soon.

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  4. thanks, I am very honored for your nomination and you deserve yours as well, Keep sewing mama!

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  5. Thanks so much Faye! Love YOUR positive attitude (and your commitment to sew only one project at a time - I'm going to adopt that for myself!). Thanks for your helpful comments - I'm going to check out "Fast Fit".

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  6. Love the jacket fabric and lining, I'm sure it will be stunning. Thanks for the award I will post it soon.

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  7. Number two is me too! ;-)

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BOOKS ACQUIRED

  • Pants Sewing Guide
  • Denim Revolution
  • Pants for Real People
  • Jackets for Real Peopls
  • Easy, Easier, Easiest Tailoring - Palmer & Pletsch - Gifted
  • The Sewing Machine Attachment Handbook
  • Ribbon Crafts
  • Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers
  • Successful Serging
  • Making Trousers for Men and Women
  • Couture Sewing Techniques
  • Singer - Perfect Plus
  • Cool Couture
  • Couture, The Fine Art of Sewing
  • Singer Sewing Reference Library - Tailoring - GIFTED
  • The Perfect Fit: The Classic Guide to Altering Patterns - Creative Publishing International
  • Fit for Real People
  • DK-The Complete Book of Sewing