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I'd like to thank all of you who stop by to visit and to look at what I make.You, my sewing friends from cyberspace, are dear to me .Knowing you're out there in many parts of the world thrills me. You enrich my life with your kind comments and your inspiration.LOL.
Diana (aka Sew Passionista)

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Gratitude

This week, I wanted to take time to say thank you to you who stop by , read my blog, give compliments or advice and most of all encouragement. I so appreciate you. You could very well just stop by to have a look and move on but you take the time to leave a comment and that makes me keep wanting to continue  this blog.

Until I started writing my blog, I didn't really know anyone who was as passionate about sewing as I am. As I got familiar with the blogging world and I admit that sewing blogs are the only ones I read, I realized I didn't have to be embarrassed about my obsession with sewing because there are many of you who are too.

 It's really amazing how I've come to feel I know you by visiting your blogs and by the comments you leave. I don't want to play favorites but there is one of you who has stuck by me right from the beginning, even after I foolishly deleted my blog address by mistake one night and couldn't get it back. I had to make up a new one and lost my followers , but Vicki you found me right away and have always left such nice comments and I've come to know you will be honest if I want an opinion .
on something. I could probably look back and find very few posts where you didn't leave a comment.Thank you.

Ann, you've also been with me from the beginning .We have become such good friends. It was you who encouraged me to start my blog. I always look forward to our trips to Fabricville and our talks that can last for hours.

Then there's Linda, Jenny, Sharon, Faye, Claire, Andrea, Gail, Pauline, Jean,, Jane,  you managed to find me again after I changed my blog address and are still here today.


Of course there are others and I know I'm risking missing someone and I'm sorry for that.

Some of you found my blog later and I appreciate your support no less: Shams, Rhonda, Sherry, Vernelle. Maria, Rosy, Peg, Em, Sandra,Sarah,Mary, Alexandra, Towanda and of course there are more of you. There are also new bloggers visiting here that I welcome wholeheartedly.

And then there's Carolyn  of Diary of a Sewing Fanatic. Hers was the first blog I ever visited and I was hooked immediately. There's just something about that blog that just grabs you, doesn't it. I remember the first time Carolyn ever commented on my blog. I felt I had really arrived! I guess we are never too old to want to be in the "in" crowd! Lol !

 I have nothing to show you today except a peek at what I'm happily  planning  to work on. My pattern has been altered,the jacket is all cut out and I can't wait to get up tomorrow to get started on  this one. I bought this quilted stretch cotton at C&M Textiles in Montreal..My inspiration was V8660.  The pattern ,because I had it in my stash is   B5822      and included is my plan.



I want to have this finished by Friday for a sisters overnight get-together.

I do hope you found time to sew this week. Check in later to see more from



22 comments:

Laury said...

Okay. I have NEVER been able to leave a comment. I just unfollowed you and re-followed you out of frustration! Seems to have worked. Thank goodness. I admire your skill and appreciate everything you share. Thank you, Diana.

Andrea said...

What a lovely post, Diana. And I just love that fabric and can't wait to see your coat!

Faye Lewis said...

Loved your post! Thanks for thinking about me. I love your blog and you are such a great sewist!

RhondaBuss said...

Such a sweet post:)
Now for the sewing, I LOVE that fabric!!!!!!

Alison said...

De-lurking to say I love your blog! While I may not comment much, I'm always out here reading. And I'm pretty sure there's a lot of people like me out there. So thank you. :)

Vicki said...

Thank you! How sweet. I love coming here. You are very inspiring. I keep wanting to sew but somehow don't have the energy after a full day's work and running a home for myself and my two daughters. A couple of weeks ago I took a week off with my sister to go and visit mum. We also worked our way through the craftsy fit class together. And I have a dress - yay!!
Thank you for making the time to blog about your creations. The internet can be a great place.

Faye Lewis said...

You and your blog are so lovely. Love reading it. Thank you for reading mine too. It's always so nice to look in and see your wonderful work.

Faye Lewis said...

You and your blog are so lovely. Love reading it. Thank you for reading mine too. It's always so nice to look in and see your wonderful work.

Jenny said...

Great coat pattern! I can't wait to see how it turns out.

Vernelle Nelson said...

Diana - Thank you for the inspiration and for sharing all your wonderful talents with the world. You make our world a more beautiful place.

Alexandra said...

Wow, what a lovely post! Comments help build a sense of community, don't they?
I can't wait to see your coat.

Nancy said...

What a wonderful fabric and a great pattern too. There is a little sketch at the bottom of the inset showing the quilted fabric. Is that what yours will look like? I can hardly wait to see your finished coat.

Sharon said...

Beautiful post and thank you. You are such an inspiration. Can't wait to see your coat!

Jane M said...

Oh, Diana, this is what makes me enjoy reading and writing a blog, the sweet connections with friends I haven't met in person. Thank you for your kind words. And wow, that fabric is spectacular.

Towanda said...

Love your post, you are so sweet. I love that fabric and can't wait to see your coat.

Sherry Baker said...

Diana, I'm new to blogging and you were the first one to welcome me into this wonderful sewing & blogging community. You give me hope in believing in myself that I can make something beautiful. So thank you, for you kindness and willingness to share your talent with the rest of us. I only wish I lived close so I could take sewing lessons from you.
God Bless You,
Sherry

EmSewCrazy said...

Aww, this community is great! And that fabric looks amazing! Can't wait to see what you make with it!

Jean said...

What a lovely post! I've always admired your sewing skills -- your clothes always look so perfectly crafted! -- and your creative use of fabrics. I can't wait to see that coat!

Claire S. said...

Diana, I haven't been keeping up too well lately but I love checking in with you. As well as the inspiration from your projects it also has the benefit of taking me 'home' for a while :-)

Carolyn (cmarie12) said...

You are soooooo silly! I love what you sew and always feel as if I learn something new when I finally arrive here. And the thing that's hooked you on my blog is that we are both obsessed with everything sewing and love it so much!

shams said...

Right back 'atcha, Diana! You are an amazing sewist who contributes much to the blogging (and sewing) world!

Andrea said...

This is a beautiful Jacket. The fabric is rich.