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Great to see you back, Sigrid, and from such adventures! I'm looking forward to whatever you have the energy to post, whenever you have the energy.
Toggle Commented Nov 29, 2012 on Blogger Resurfaces at analog me
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I love that your son asked you to patch his jeans for his departure from the nest. He must have inherited your textile sensitivity! I was in Paris two years ago and patchwork coats were all the rage back then, so you might still be fine! Have a wonderful time. x
Toggle Commented Sep 29, 2012 on Patched together at analog me
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Thanks for letting us know! I hope this blog doesn't totally disappear though, it would be such a shame to lose all your advent calendars and so on... However: onwards! I like Wordpress.
Toggle Commented Sep 16, 2012 on Blog move at Chatiryworld
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Hilarious Donald Trump eggplant! I wonder if it would sell in Aberdeen? He's just opening a very exclusive golf course here. Glad to hear your clothes were empowering. I hadn't thought of wearing steel-capped boots to work, perhaps I should try that. I do have magical items to wear to work, but usually they are somewhat secret, like a necklace out of sight or a bracelet or a hankie. My onw work-clothes rule is no black. I have many colleagues who wear only black. It keeps me somewhat sane, I think.
Toggle Commented Aug 23, 2012 on imbalanced but grounded at analog me
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Nice to see a post from you again - although it's allowed to go slowly when you have a wee babe (or even a larger one). I can't say we've really been captured by the Olympics, but I've been following them from a distance as it were!
Toggle Commented Aug 10, 2012 on Long time no blog at Chatiryworld
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What beautiful photos. I'm so glad you're having such a good holiday. Here life is both more and less complicated. More, because we are camping out in other rooms while the kitchen is redone, and less because having to move everything is a wonderful incentive to let go of Stuff. My husband just took a carload of Stuff to the dump (recycling centre, as they now call it). My knitting, during a stressful time, has become very simple indeed: squares! Wish I could crochet...
Toggle Commented Aug 5, 2012 on Vacation Unplugged at analog me
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That is so cool! I'd forgotten about merthiolate. I used to be from there too. At the moment I'm from Too Tired to Think - but won't forget about this brilliant prompt.
Toggle Commented Jul 3, 2012 on where i'm from at analog me
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P.S. the top you're wearing is stunningly gorgeous!
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2012 on A Maxi Skirt. at analog me
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You look lovely and that blue is amazing! I am a big fan of long skirts - though not quite as long as yours - and I do wear a slip a lot of the time. I usually have a hand-made silk slip but it's worn through and I haven't made another one just yet. My store-bought one seems very shoddy in comparison. Lined skirts are the best thing of all, though. And I love the perfect nose's idea of silk shorts for bike riding!
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2012 on A Maxi Skirt. at analog me
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Ooh clever you! Both your patterns are so creative and I could imagine attempting them (if I had a sewing machine that sewed knits - that's another story). Well done! Big pat on the back!
Toggle Commented Jun 18, 2012 on Hey, that's me! at analog me
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We have been ooh-ing and aahing over your lovely son! I look forward to following his reading interests as they develop.
Toggle Commented Jun 2, 2012 on Bagl Reads: Baby Shapes at Chatiryworld
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That treasure trove of samples was destined to come to you! I can't think of anyone better to find uses for them - as your mending job clearly illustrates! Excellent -
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That's a great skirt - it looks so comfy! Your account of making it made me laugh, especially when I got to the opening of the beer part...
Toggle Commented May 19, 2012 on paying attention at analog me
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What a darling baby! I'm certainly glad that the CF scare came to nothing. It really is true that when you have children you discover that "your heart is now walking around outside of your body" in Elizabeth Stone's words. Well, maybe not quite walking yet! Take good care, I think of you all often! Enjoy each day. They metamorphosise so quickly...
Toggle Commented May 7, 2012 on 5 weeks at Chatiryworld
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Those buttons are a fabulous present. Top marks to your husband. Uncanny how the red ones go with the fabric you bought. Were you thinking of incorporating them into the design, as decoration? Unless the blouse buttons up the back of course. I'm quite sure you'll find good uses for all of them. I'm glad you've had a few treats and new things. I can't speak about eBay purchases as I steer clear of eBay, knowing what I'm like!
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2012 on New Things at analog me
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That is genius! I've always either taken everything out or overlapped a bit at the beginning and end of the re-done section. (Funny about no coffee too...)
Toggle Commented Apr 17, 2012 on How to fix Topstitching at analog me
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Oh how lovely he is! I hope you are getting plenty of help (mustn't lift the kettle even!) and having some lithesome moments all together. Many congratulations to the three of you. Soon you will find that it's hard to imagine your previous life. Welcome wee Magnus!
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2012 on He is here at Chatiryworld
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Dear Katherine, Just a quick note to say I'm thinking of you all very much!
Toggle Commented Apr 12, 2012 on Baby's first bookshelf at Chatiryworld
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That is very lovely, Sigrid. I wish I could get Interweave Crochet here. I'm not good at crocheting, though, so this would probably be too advanced anyhow. Congratulations on having your pattern published!
Toggle Commented Apr 12, 2012 on Crochet interlude at analog me
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I've been thinking about this post all day long today. Yes, yes, yes. For me, I think part of wearing things that I've made is the aspect of protection; part of it is sometimes talismanic (such-and-such a cardigan to bring me luck); part of it might be just the secret knowledge that I'm expressing my true self even if no-one else can see it as such - almost a feeling of subversion, especially in a work context. I have a jacket that always reminds me of a strong, happy event and I do feel it encourages me to be a nicer person! So perhaps we make clothes for ourselves so that we can live up to their promise?
Toggle Commented Apr 1, 2012 on A Second Skin at analog me
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Four days later and I have come back just to say that this post got into my head so much that since reading it, I have constantly observed women squeezed into jeans that have no proper butt-room! You've turned me into a perv, Sigrid! But it's so true. Maybe you will start a revolution.
Toggle Commented Mar 29, 2012 on FBA (full butt alteration) for jeans at analog me
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Sigrid, I am so impressed by your dedication to your craft, or rather, art. I actually understood this - not that I'll be using your FBA technique any time soon. But really, it's very reassuring to know that if I WERE to decide to make jeans, I might with your help stand a chance!
Toggle Commented Mar 26, 2012 on FBA (full butt alteration) for jeans at analog me
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Not only are you a sewing genius, but what a hoot that there is a term like "whiskers"! I will not be mentioning this to my sweet cat.
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What a great bookshelf! I began collecting books for my children years before I had the children. And sometimes the books I wanted them to love weren't what they particularly loved, which is incomprehensible but a fact of life. I was thinking about you and children and books the other day, as we were reminiscing about our fab visit to Seven Stories in Newcastle just over a year ago. I'd never heard of it before you blogged about it, and it was such a fun place to go. I presume you'll be returning there soon too!
Toggle Commented Mar 19, 2012 on Baby's first bookshelf at Chatiryworld
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Wow! You continue to surpass yourself. Those are absolutely AMAZING. They look really comfy too. I can't imagine the degree of satisfaction you must have wearing them and knowing you made them yourself! If you make them again, you can design your very own Analog Me logo for the back pockets! Very well done.
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