Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Inspirations #64

Inspirations magazine issue #64 just arrived. Subscriber copies will be in the mail tomorrow.
The cover also reads: "Grannies, Babies, and afternoon tea!"

Some of the projects in this issue are:

Special Occasions: a small teddy bear tea cosy
Snug as a Bug: sleeping suits for baby
Beaded Beauty: a classical silk bag
Sweet Treat: a cupcake blanket
some Irish lace
a sailor cap
and lots more.........

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

New Ottobre Design magazine - Winter 2009

We just got the cover picture and details about the soon-to-be-released children's winter issue.

The new OTTOBRE design® kids fashion Winter issue 6/2009 will be published on October 23, 2009.
This issue includes thirtynine (39) patterns for kids in sizes 56-170 cm.
The themes are:
WINTER ADVENTURE: A cute collection for babies’ winter adventure. Lined pants, a furry-knit vest, a warm jacket, a winter bodysuit, T-shirts and a retro romper. Sizes 56/62-92 cm
HAPPY SNOW: Children have great fun playing out of doors after a snowfall. Three tunics, a skirt and two different pairs of pants plus various coats for girls. A quilted bodywarmer, outdoor pants and a warm sweat jacket for boys. Sizes 86-158 cm
NIGHT OWLS: Pajamas and nightdresses for very young and slightly older night owls. The little children’s striped jersey pajamas are pepped up with appliqués. Schoolchildren will be delighted by pajamas with a reindeer appliqué, a feminine nightdress and a camisole and pants set. Sizes 92-128 cm and 134-170 cm
SPECIAL DAYS: A fabulous collection for festive occasions in the holiday season. A dress, a skirt, a pinafore dress, a blazer, a wool-knit jacket and a jersey blouse for girls. Dress shirts, dress pants and a jacket for young gentlemen. Sizes 92-128 cm and 128-170 cm

Saturday, October 3, 2009

The Big Move

In just 2 days the movers arrive and we move everything in our house 150 miles southeast of here. Hopefully, you Wooly Thread aficionados won't even notice. The moving van pulls out of here on Tuesday afternoon and delivers to our new house on Wednesday morning. If all goes as smoothly as planned, you'll never know the difference. However, life does have a way of interrupting the best laid plans, so we shall see how it goes.

Inspirations magazine is on its way to us and should be arriving just a few days after we move to our new environs. Hopefully, there will be no problems with the new address. We'll post pictures as soon as we get them.

Also, the children's winter issue of Ottobre Design magazine will be released later this month. I should be getting pictures and info about this issue very shortly, so check back next week for more updates.

For those of you who are reading our blog, here's an early news release and you're the very first to know. I won't put this in the newsletter until the time gets closer, but here it is for you blog followers..................

For many reasons, we have decided not to participate in the Sewing and Stitchery Expo in Puyallup this coming year. We've been there every year for about 7 years, but it just seems that it is time to let that go - at least for this coming year.

That's it for now.......check back soon.