Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Did I say that?
Maybe I'm the last person in the world to discover this. Or maybe not. It's just that sometimes I have trouble finding the end on a new spool of thread, and I recently realized that you can pull the two parts of the spool apart! Which makes it much easier to retrieve that elusive tail. Just fyi if, like me, you hadn't noticed this before. What will they think of next: automatic buttonholes? Oh, wait, they did that already.
Thank you so much for all your enthusiasm regarding the Oliver + S launch! I'm so pleased you like it, and I can hardly wait for the patterns to ship. On the other hand, I'm really glad they won't be ready until after the new year since the holidays are crazy and stressful enough without the additional responsibility of shipping hundreds of patterns, taking masses of new orders, etc.
Also, I've fallen way behind in responding your emails and questions, so here are two answers I've been meaning to supply:
-The Pay-toe backpack was made with a 3 Sisters for Moda fabric from their Paris Flea Market collection. It's an older collection, but you may still be able to locate it someplace (ebay?).
-The A Day in the Park Backpack Tote pattern should be ready before Christmas, and I'll make an announcement when it arrives. Sorry for the delay, those of you who have been waiting so patiently. When you're working with a new printer (not to mention preparing for a trade show, putting a company together, etc.) it takes a while to get everything in place. Plus Brooke just moved to California last week, which means she's even busier than her usual busy self.
Ok, that's it for now. Unless you want to watch Anna Maria and me giggle ourselves silly over on Quilters Buzz, that is. Yeah, if you ever want me to totally freeze from self-consciousness just put a video camera in front of me. And poor Brooke, being introduced as Oliver + S...