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3 February

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    Feb 3, 2010, 12.06 AMby yoshimi

    Dear Helene! Thanks for the comment on my Jenny, you are always my star! ( I wanted to type “my hero” but didn’t know if it was appropriate to call a lovely lady so) Take care ox

20 January

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    Jan 20, 2010, 03.00 AMby madk1997

    thanks for your comment, i used mod podge

14 January

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    Jan 14, 2010, 10.21 AMby sewella

    Dear Helene! Thank you for the lovely observation! I wish you a year filled with lots of love, happiness and good health and fulfillment of everything you desire!

5 January

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    Jan 5, 2010, 11.00 PMby yoshimi

    Happy New Year, Helene! Thanks for your kind greeting. I hope you’ve started another brilliant year, too!! yoshimixoxo

4 January

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    Jan 4, 2010, 06.55 PMby ichigogirl

    Happy New Year! I hope it will be a fun and exciting one :-)!

20 December

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    Dec 20, 2009, 08.01 PMby zozowahine

    Hi! Ahh, I’m sad we didn’t get to meet today. It was a nice day but FREEZING at the markets. The film would have been awesome though, did you go anyway? I’ll see how my funds go and let you know if I’ll be heading up to London this holiday, however next year I’m moving back to UK so I’m sure we will meet in 2010! Feliz navidad! Zoe x

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      Dec 20, 2009, 08.10 PMby carottesauvage

      Hey Zoe, yeah so cold today brrrrr, I hadn’t heard about Michelle until late so I had given up by then :( Didn’t go to the movies in the end. Will you live in London next year? Are you fed up with Barcelona, what are doing in the city? Well would have been nice to meet you. Did you meet Michelle before?Merry Xmas to you!XX Helene

16 December

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    Dec 16, 2009, 12.59 PMby sewella

    Helene, it is always an immense pleasure for me to receive your words of encouragement and support! Thank you!

15 December

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    Dec 15, 2009, 01.08 PMby zozowahine

    Hello Ms Sauvage, how are you? I have been chatting with Michelle and we have arranged to meet around Brick Lane on Sunday 20th. Will you be free to meet in the afternoon or evening? Hope so! Zoe x

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      Dec 18, 2009, 02.18 PMby carottesauvage

      Hello Zoe!Hope you are well. Would be nice see how it goes, think it is going to be so cold, I am a bit far from Bricklane but I may have to pick up something in Dalston, then yeah afternoon would be more convenient. Michelle has my phone number. So let’s keep updating!
      Cheers!XX Helene

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      Dec 19, 2009, 10.30 AMby zozowahine

      Hi! Ok cool. If you find yourself heading Brick Lane way, let Michelle know and we can make a plan. I don’t have a phone in UK and this is the last time I’ll be online til after tomorrow, so hopefully I’ll see you tomorrow!

      All the best

14 December

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    Dec 14, 2009, 04.58 PMby lunatepetal

    hello, Helene :) can’t believe you weren’t in ‘my friends’, I thought you were… anyhow now you are IN! happy holidays!

12 December

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    Dec 12, 2009, 04.48 PMby aubreydawn

    thank you for your sweet comment :)

    i love your use of casual beauty :)

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    Dec 12, 2009, 02.59 AMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    a week! you can make it! why do these types of things always fall on the most stressful time of the year? anyone who comes up with a gem like Jingle Belt is going to pass with flying colors, i say….

9 December

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    Dec 9, 2009, 01.07 PMby sewella

    Ah, then it takes two of us. I am also crazy about this colour. (To tell you the truth crazy about the dress too – couldn’t take it off of me :)Thank you on the lovely comment Helene!

7 December

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    Dec 7, 2009, 06.39 PMby tangerinesamurai

    Hi CarotteSauvage! very happy to connect. I’d love to see some of your work for the Royal College of Art. From what i can see on your sewing projects – they are insanely beautiful – your work must be amazing. I am sure you have considered going into Apparel Design?

30 November

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    Nov 30, 2009, 02.30 PMby sewneenee

    I am just getting active on b/s and found your page. What an inspiration! I love your work!

26 November

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    Nov 26, 2009, 11.24 AMby anajan

    Hi Helene! How are you? You have been quiet on BS recently… Thanks so much for your nice words (you’re turning into a parrot as well! ;-)). As I wrote to ink, I really wish I could make a party and meet some of you guys in person. Would be great! Best, Ana

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      Nov 30, 2009, 02.41 PMby carottesauvage

      Hello Ana,
      Oh yeah that would be great! Got a lot to do and my sewing is going very slowly expect that I made a dress in no time this week-end as a distraction. Unfortunatly I am deprived of any digital equipment at the moment, no camera, no computer (I am writing you from work) Hope you are well.

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      Nov 30, 2009, 04.07 PMby anajan

      Yeah, I’ve read you’re having problems with the equipment – sorry to hear that. Would love to see you back here soon.
      I’ve seen the photos from the BS NY gathering – looks like you had a great time together. I have to admit I am a bit envious – I wish I could have joined you back then!

      I’m fine, thanks. Today I’m celebrating – Serbia has entered the white shengen regime – meaning no visas are required for travelling to the EU countries. Hooray! I know I’ll take an advantage of that and travel as much as I can afford :).
      Keep well, Ana

24 November

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    Nov 24, 2009, 04.03 PMby smvphotography

    that’s actually really funny about the dutchy, when i was sewing i always folded up the ear parts of both hats – i couldn’t decide whether i looked dutch or like a flying nun… thanks as always for your comments. miss ya!

18 November

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    Nov 18, 2009, 02.01 PMby stephiaffi

    Hey Helene, poor you, so much bad luck at once. I hope you get a new computer soon and a camera, so we can see more of you. I’m also writing a thesis, an MA thesis in English lit, but I’m rather slow in the process and we don’t have deadlines at our university so I just keep sewing more than writing. But I will need to slow down on the sewing soon, and get some work done ;) Good luck and lots of energy for finishing your thesis, Stephanie xxx

13 November

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    Nov 13, 2009, 01.51 PMby stephiaffi

    Thanks for your lovely comment on my blouse! Are you not sewing as much anymore or are you just as lazy as me with the project updates?! I always love to see the things you make!

12 November

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    Nov 12, 2009, 05.46 PMby smvphotography

    thanx for your comment! i do have a pretty serious ikea habit though…lucky for me the closest one is 2h drive from my place! don’t like their fabrics though, they feel icky.

10 November

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    Nov 10, 2009, 11.09 AMby janul

    Hi, I love your work – and your life, it seems :). J.

9 November

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    Nov 9, 2009, 05.57 PMby sewella

    Dear Helene, the way you express your opinions on my creations always lifts my spirits up! Thank you for the lovely comment!

5 November

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    Nov 5, 2009, 11.02 PMby ichigogirl

    Ah, are you addicted to “winning” old patterns too, it’s dangerous both regarding economy and night sleep… I won many (well, around four) and lost a FEW hours of sleep due to auctions ending when I should have been in bed last week. No computer? Oh, dreadful! But then again, time not spent in front of the computer usually equals time spent doing meaningful things like sewing or meeting friends, at least for me. But it is a handy tool, I’d be lost without my computer, hope it’s temporary! Pattern Magic, yes, I got so inspired when I picked it up again the other day that I’m contemplating making a wrapped top instead of a vintage dress, and I just had to blog about it… oouh… Noticed you mentioning work-computer out of window, I recognise that one… (and Burdastyle can be dangerously addictive too!). I want more time. Less time at work and more time doing whatever I want!

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      Nov 11, 2009, 04.31 PMby carottesauvage

      Hey Karin (know your name now it is on your cowl dress pattern)!
      The thing is I don’t have the money now to buy a new computer-I have been lent one to finish of my thesis-no internet, the dvd player is stuck- I don’t even own a tv…. sigh… being a BBC 4 radio addict, I have my hands free… I miss not watching dvds well I purchased a cover stitch machine instead.
      What is your job? You have been pretty busy with your creations and blog!
      I have been a bit out of this burdastyle business really, this system of facebook-like friend section has transformed me into a lazy user, before I used to scroll through the creation section regardless of whom did what, too bad.
      Yeah pattern magic are great, I would like to do one of those futurist long sleeves.
      Besty best

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      Nov 23, 2009, 09.45 AMby ichigogirl

      Aaaah, that’s insane! Radio is a really good rescue though, and TV’ are just time-consumers really. Hope you can get a PC (or Mac of course) soon though… (they’re like your own little buddy these days). One with a screen big enough to watch dvd’s on.
      I’m a landscape architect. Should be really really creative and fun, but at times not even nearly creative and fun enough and I just NEED to create, produce and publish, that’s when I’m up all night sewing and posting stuff…
      I miss the message-system of the old Burdastyle, I’m really not keen on this having to keep all activities public, oh well.
      I hope you add something soon though, despite the new site, your projects always inspire me so much (also to be a bit more patient, I love the intricate details of your creations, but I’m often too impatient to make anything but relly fast projects myself… I’ve gotta grow up I guess!).

29 October

19 October

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    Oct 19, 2009, 11.12 PMby yoshimi

    I’m sorry, Helene! Stupid me. I thought that your intern course at BurdaStyle was for a year, but of course it is not right. I hope you are having good time in London! Take care.

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    Oct 19, 2009, 10.25 PMby elainemay

    Thanks for your comment on my pleated dress! Happy sewing and looking forward to seeing what you come up with next!

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    Oct 19, 2009, 02.33 PMby yoshimi

    Dear Helene, thank you for your comment on my big jacket! Your words always encourage me so much. I hope you are having great days in your new land!xx

18 October

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    Oct 18, 2009, 08.48 PMby zozowahine

    Hi Ms Sauvage! When are you going to share some more of your amazing creations? Michelle told me that you like to have several projects on the go at the same time, is this true? I’m very interested in peoples’ different methods of working. Zoe x

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    Oct 18, 2009, 08.48 PMby zozowahine

    Hi Ms Sauvage! When are you going to share some more of your amazing creations? Michelle told me that you like to have several projects on the go at the same time, is this true? I’m very interested in peoples’ different methods of working. Zoe x

14 October

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    Oct 14, 2009, 10.27 PMby lunatepetal

    hello, Helene :) I ‘replied’ to YOUR message on MY wall last time, and it is still there. sorry! it is getting really confusing, isn’t it :( next time, I will just write you back on your wall, to just keep it straight!

    xo Haruna

1 October

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    Oct 1, 2009, 07.22 PMby sewella

    Dear Helene, Thank you on the sweetest comment you left on Eva’s leggings!! Glad you are back!