It's hard to believe that I have been blogging for one year. It has gone so fast. I have been amazed at the blogging community. How so very generous and kind every body is. I just love catching up with 'old' friends and love meeting all the newbies. I have learnt so much from reading about all the lovely ladies and their families all over the world. I have found blogging to be very therapeutic and when you read other peoples' troubles you realise you are not alone.
I have been inspired by so many things I have seen in blogland and I now feel so much more confident than I ever did with my ideas. I am now not scared about giving something a go. Hey what is the worst thing that could happen!!!
I have made some wonderful 'cyber' friends from all over the world and some of those wonderful 'cyber' friends have become 'real' friends who live in Melbourne, who I probably would never have met if I didn't have a blog. I now have a fantastic job working for Jenny at Amitie which all came through blogging!!! That is where I am meeting many fellow bloggers who are just a delight (hello Fi) and of course, meeting and working with my wonderful friend Louise.
Not only are Louise and I working at Amitie, but we are also taking a big step into the world of developing patterns for the beginner sewer to the more adventurous.
We are going to be on the Living Creatively stand at the Melbourne Stitches and Craft Show this week from Wednesday until Sunday. We are not quite sure what exactly we are going to be doing, but if you are going, please, please come down and say hi to us, we would love a chat. We will have a few of our finished articles there, but as this has come about so quickly, we haven't yet done all the finer details as to the actual patterns. So we are there for the chat and for any feedback you can give us, and of course a giveaway. Louise and I are both very excited about this new venture (which is completely foreign to us) but we have great supporters who believe in us (thanks Jenny). So we really would love to see you. We will be in the company of many inspiring women like Jenny from Amitie, Kristen, Kris, Angela, Pip, Fiona, Bianca, Justine, and many more.
By the way, do you like the name for our pattern venture?
Now, because it is my blog's first birthday, it only seems appropriate that I give you a present. So I would love to hear from all the people that read my blog, yes, that means all you lovely lurkers, come and leave a comment and I will pick one at random on Saturday and send you a lovely suprise. Maybe something from the 'Audrey and Maude' range!!
The photos are some of the new 'Audrey & Maude' range of patterns.
See you at the Stitches and Craft Show!!!!