Sunday, December 4, 2011

Awesomeness


Steph, you are awesome.
Notice that there's already one missing?

A package came in the mail the other day.  J came in asking what in the world I ordered from Australia.  I won a giveaway over on 3 Hours Past the Edge of the World for some awesome buttons and trimmings.  I was joking when I told Steph to send me a Cherry Ripe-- well, okay I was halfway joking.  Ok, I was secretly hoping.

Ok, I shamelessly proposed the idea.

Anyway, Steph you are totally awesome.  She sent me not one, but three Cherry Ripes.  One was promptly eaten.  I spent a year of college in Australia years ago and I had quite a penchant for Cherry Ripes.  (That and Toohey's New, but that's a whole other story...) We don't have anything like it here.  It was so much fun to get a package from the far side of the world.

In sewing news, I made another baby robe.  This one for a friend who I am also sewing nursery bedding and curtains for.  I wanted it to match the nursery bedding- the fabric underneath the robe.  I realized that the only fabric I had that matched perfectly was an expensive piece of linen I had been saving for something special.  I decided that since Steph was so generous with her giveaway, I could be generous with my linen.  Hopefully the baby likes luxury.
:)


And one more thing relating to awesomeness-- THANK YOU for all the incredible comments on my painted jacket post.  I really was excited about the project but I had some fear that everyone would think it was really absurd.   I cannot tell you how flattered I am by all the nice words.  I don't say it often enough, but I really appreciate all the support and encouragement I receive from everyone through this little ol' sewing blog.  Even if you just come and lurk, that's encouragement enough for me and I am grateful that you are here.  The online sewing community is such a caring and inspiring place.  I'm just in awe of it sometimes.  Thank you, thank you, thank you.

I hope everyone has a great week!

9 comments:

  1. That's a beautiful robe. I think the mama will appreciate it even if baby doesn't notice! I didn't comment, but I also adore your painted jacket. It's a true work of art.

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  2. Your baby robes are so lovely that I suspect they will become keepsakes long after the baby has outgrown them.

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  3. I'm so relieved they got there in one piece without melting on everything! We had some debate about how to send it. :) Such fun. heheh.

    You know, I was so inspired by your jacket painting post that I sent it to my husband. He's doing some fabric painting for me as a christmas present!

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  4. Cherry Ripes are pretty yum. my husband has a penchant for them too...
    Such an adorable robe! I love those colours together. Have you thought of making an adult sized one, for yourself?

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  5. That is an absolutely adorable robe, and I agree - the online sewing community is awesome! :-)

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  6. Cherry Ripe....mmmmm.....Oh my how I want a Cherry Ripe now. I miss them!

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  7. That robe is fantastic! Hope you are having a lovely week xx

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  8. oh heavens! just seeing this and loving it! :) the robe was absolutely my favorite shower gift - can't thank you enough. we've been trying to figure out a boy name, so maybe we'll name him Lux to go with his new robe! PS - the curtains look absolutely awesome, you are the best! xo, Lauren (baby momma)

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  9. Lux! That's what I'm calling baby now, no matter what.

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