10 November 2006

three good things



They always say bad things come in threes, but this week good things have come in threes for me:

1. I spent the afternoon wandering B&J fabrics with a friend. A project brewing. Nothing bought (gasp!) but many plans laid.

2. I discovered a great eBay seller store for vintage sewing patterns. She has a fantastic selection, and she organizes her patterns by size as well as decade. Fantastic because it always seems like the perfect pattern, the one I absolutely must have, without fail turns out to be about five sizes too big. So I bought a few patterns. Just a few ; ) I'm feeling the early '60s. What about you?

3. And best of all. I met Susan last night for dinner. So wonderful to meet one of my "cyberfriends," as Twin and I jokingly refer to our blog friends, in person. Susan is the keen eye, gentle voice, and creative spirit behind sulu-design. And in real life she is every bit as kind, interesting, and reflective as you might expect from reading her lovely blog. A kindred spirit, I think.

Wishing good things to all my cyberfriends, in whatever number they arrive!

4 comments:

friend from #1 said...

i got the portfolio-- it is slightly bigger than i'd first planned (11x17 instead of 11x14)
funny enuf, they sell a cover thats made of black nylon canvas... tee hee...
i'm very proud of you for not buying anything- tho you're not getting away w/o posting this photo to show just how hard it was for you to walk out empty handed...
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y297/ddhosu/IMG_1882.jpg

julieree said...

*snort*
Thanks, D. Always trust your friends to post pictures in which you look like a possessed crazy lady. aaaawwwesome. ;)

11x17 sounds like a good size. I ordered some fabric swatches. nylon would be good but then again wool flannel could be pretty cool too. though not as durable. hmmmmmmmm.....

sulu-design said...

The pleasure was all mine - so great to meet such an exacting designer and all-around friendly gal in person. Can't wait to see what project you have up your sleeve.

Hello from Julia said...

Three Good Things is a great way to look at things, isn't it? Check out the blog I started based on this idea (inspired in part by the UPenn study). Feedback and links are welcome. Link up if you or someone you know has a blog with the same concept. Best of luck with your creative work! Cheers, -Julia. http://3for365.blogspot.com/