I'm sure that some of you have heard about the Little Winter sale this November in Portland by now, and have seen this pretty logo designed by Shanna Murray. Well, I'll be there! When I was invited, I was kind of in disbelief -- I couldn't say no, despite the fact that I've never done anything on this scale before. The other sellers are so amazing that I'm already quite terrified and plan to spend the next five months' worth of evenings and weekends working really hard to make sure that I don't show up with a sparse spread.
I'm going to be starting from scratch with this. I'm sure some of you probably don't even have a clear picture of what it is that I do exactly, because sometimes I don't even know, but I will be stitching away and hoping that I'll be able to live up to my concept. In the meantime, I won't be re-opening the Etsy shop. I have never been able to fully commit to it and to make it what I want anyhow.
Thank you to Abby and Chelsea for organizing the event! I'm excited to meet everyone and to meet Portland for the first time.
Hope Chella, Cassandra, CARLY WAITO, Jane Flanagan, May, The Sweet Halcyon Days, pumkyn, Hello Lindello: Thank you so much!
Nicoloushka: I suspect that in the end the whites will end up matching. Thank you, and good luck with your blog!
pammalu: Oh yes! Melinda is amazing! I'm glad you enjoy her world.
kater: Oreo is so funny! I always seem to catch her with annoyed ears. Make pillows!! Pillows are always good and then you can look at them every day!
jen: Thanks! Yeah, I wanted to do a little bit of patchwork but with large pieces so the little cat heads didn't get cut. Cats are so weird.
Mon Petit Fantome: She sure is cranky! I try to squeeze her and she just gets mad. Hilarious. Thank you!
karyn: Thank you! Yeah, it felt pretty great to be able to put it on the bed. Geoff was away this weekend and I wanted to have a little surprise for him when he got back!
kenzie: Ugh, I know. It's such a drag, but when I don't iron, I end up paying for it.
Malicious Mallory: Aw, a skirt would be very cute!
vanessa joie: Good luck! You can do it!
erica-knits: The Last Minute book is excellent. I really recommend it. I've used it a few times now and every time it's worked out pretty well! Plus the styling is lovely and doesn't turn me off the actual projects.
nice-etc.com / caitlin: Thanks! I hope they look like little flowers from far away! And who doesn't love pinwheels?
Melinda Josie: I'm so glad you like it! Yay! Geoff said it's cute how excited you get when you see the fabric in use, and I agree!
rennes: Yeah, I'm not sure I want to make another quilt... so time consuming! I guess worth it, though, ha. It also seems like a project that is way better suited for fall/winter! Although it would be so nice to have a picnic quilt.
Jen: I hate Clocky! NOTHING works to get me out of bed. I guess you have to want to get out of bed in the first place. Clocky is effective for scaring you out of bed, for sure, but I just fall back asleep. It's kind of a problem!
Megan: Haha, you're the best. Oh, the G20 stuff was confusing and maddening and frustrating. I don't have cable and I didn't really leave the house much this weekend, but I live far enough away from that part of town that there wasn't much evidence of the chaos (except lots more sirens than usual and lots of black helicopters flying overhead). Such an infuriating thing to have brought to town, so useless.