Friday, August 24, 2007

Maritime madness............

There have been quite a few mermaids 'on show' lately. I live near the sea, so I couldn't resist making my own.

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Re: Cool reception

Thank you for all your kind comments and support. I would like to give you all this:

I should really nominate five more people, but there are just too many! So I just want to say thanks to all those who read my blog, and all those who publish their own and constantly inspire me.

Thanks to Shashi, Sewing with Moonbeams and Connie, Cloth Matters - for reading my blog and giving me this award!

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Cool reception

Do you remember the

  • minipadfolio
  • I made for the WI raffle?

    Well, I did put it in the box for raffle prizes and at the last meeting it appeared on the table. And it stayed on the table until the last winning ticket was drawn. A four-pack of cutprice, almost past their sell-by date, baked beans (what kind of person presents THAT for a raffle prize?!!!). One person even turned it over, flipped it open and dropped it disdainfully back down on the table with a derisory 'looks hand-made to me'.

    I was a bit hurt, I must admit. And when the secretary came over and said quietly to me that if I made anything I would like to sell, there was an occasional sale table, I was stung enough to reply 'Oh, that was just a prototype, the rest will go out at designer prices'. Oooops!

    The Boss said don't worry, it just wasn't their cup of tea.