Friday, November 14, 2008

it's not even my birthday


I found a little present buried between two huge binders on my craft shelves. It's a sewing pattern magazine I bought waaaay back when I was in the Netherlands last fall. It was placed there for safe keeping and promptly forgotten. Robyn, doesn't that little model on the cover look like lil' A to you?


I'm pretty excited to have unearthed it, I forgot how cute all the little clothes are, and this will be a bit easier to work with than my Japanese pattern book because I can guess what some of it says, and when I'm stumped I can resort to Babel Fish.


If I'm reading it correctly, it has 32 different patterns. Great gophers! The pattern pages are a huge tangly jumble, but thankfully color coded, unlike my Japanese book (which I still love and adore, but which scares me).


Look at this little poof-sleeved jacket! I guess if I would only organize my craft train wreck a bit more often, I wouldn't miss out on cool stuff like this.

5 comments:

  1. Hey - did I buy one of those? (I, too, suffer from craft pit syndrome.) And, yes, that does resemble someone I know. :)

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  2. hmmm...I can't remember. You were looking for the Ottobre but they didn't have it. Start looking under stuff and maybe it will turn up! :-)

    I do remember the embarrassing bag they put it in that I had to stuff in my purse.

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  3. woohoo! looks like you've got lot of pretties to sew and enjoy! yes, japanese craft books kinda scare me too!

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  4. This is sooooo nice! Thanks so much for sharing! Even I don't understand a word of the site, lol...
    Thanks!

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  5. Knippie is a great dutch pattern book! i often buy them here in the Netherlands.... Mostly the pattrns are easy to make and have great result!!!

    Love Miranda

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