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I am just in love with those white oxfords in that picture there. Royal Vintage's latest collection is on pre-order and feature practical and casual shoes. (Can't always wear those high heels and be comfortable!)
I know I have had nothing but books to show lately, but I have nothing else to show to prove my continued existence. :)
I know I have been teribly negligent of this blog for the past month. I really haven't been doing any sewing. My excuse right now is that I am spending time working on building up a business again. It takes some time and effort to put a website together and find ways of advertising your services. In case anyone is wondering, I am a private piano teacher.
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. Oh, wait. Wrong story. This wasn't a long time ago nor in a galaxy far away. My last project was about two months ago and that feels like along time ago and a whole other world.
No, I haven't fallen off the face of the earth but it does feel a little that way. I currently don't have internet so the most basic blog functions are rather tedious on my phone. I will be back with more projects soon, just not till at least next week as things are still rather unsettled from moving into a new home, and I have a conference to attend this weekend.
I may be boring you again with another book, but I will leave your feelings out of the question and assume that some content is better than no content.
Life can change courses in so many ways and as fast a flash flood. Because of a 2100 mile move, I have to start a piano studio over again, my Etsy shop and sewing projects were put on hold, and I have to start life over again in a whole new place. But at least in some ways, I got to bring my friends with me.
Yet another book that I have seen the movie before the book.
The book is comprised of short little stories of a more reflective nature. The author in my opinion would fall in very well with L. M. Montgomery.
The short narratives were originally published as a newspaper column starting in 1937. The edition I have was printed in 1940, and the contents in some places more directly reference the war, and in others it seems to lurk in the background, although not all of them would have referenced the time after Britain's entrance into WWII,
Apparently later editions included additional narratives in the form of letters. The edition I have only includes one letter narrative. In that case, I may be missing quite a bit of the inspiration used for the movie Mrs. Miniver. Otherwise, none of the narratives really have anything to do with the film. The only real connection I find is in the characters.
Either way, I found both the movie and the book in there different stories interesting.
Not every design makes the cut for creation. And even if it does, it might go through a few renditions and variations before it reaches its finalized state. I have three different categories that my designs go into:
Back yet again with another book, although you can't say I didn't warn you.
Since You Went Away was one of several books with a wartime theme that were turned into movies during the war. I must confess to seeing the movie before the book. Ahem. Let's move on to the book, shall we?
Sarah loves to sew, learn more about sewing, and create items with a vintage flair. Her arch enemy is clipping curves, and she has a tolerable relationship with the seam ripper.
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