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22 April

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    Apr 22, 2009, 04.35 PMby Marte Holm

    I love EVERYTHING you have made! You must have tons of patience, in addition to the obvious great skills. Even your photographs are brilliant. So moody!

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    Apr 22, 2009, 01.45 PMby sewella

    Dear Helene, thank you a ton for the comments you left on my creations – it’s always a pleasure reading your mind… Glad to have you back.. xx

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    Apr 22, 2009, 01.45 PMby smvphotography

    oh helene that is wonderful! i’m sure the internship is going to be tons of fun. about the apartment – my best guess would be craigslist. i’ll also ask my friends in the city if they know anything. i also bought my ticket for london and booked a hotel. i’ll be there from july 2-5. hope to meet you on either or both sides of the pond!

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    Apr 22, 2009, 12.43 PMby anajan

    Hi Helene, Yeah, I tried knitting blouses and cardigans, but lost patience quickly… I loose my interest in project if I don’t see progress immediately. When I knitted some sleeveless blouse, I couldn’t wait to finish it so I made it too short! I might give it another try, but I doubt it will be any different than before :). That’s my flaw – I want it all and want it now :). And, I’m fine, thanks. The spring has come, and I’m awakening from the lethargy that overwhelms me every winter. I’m suffering from the meteoropathy in the worst possible way, and sunny days are my cure :). How are you? We haven’t seen you on BS for a long time. What have you been doing? Ana

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    Apr 22, 2009, 05.56 AMby yoshimi

    Hi Helene, how are you doing? Thanks so much for your comment! -yoshimi

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    Apr 22, 2009, 05.05 AMby emilykate

    I’m blogging here, http://thisisemilykate.blogspot.com/ its mostly sewing/crafts/ hobbies but also showing my thrift store finds and freaky ceramic collection. Tell me your blog address and I’ll blogroll you if you like :o) Life’s pretty good, but theres are not enough hours in the day for work plus all the sewing and other hobbies I want to do!!!- I just took up soapmaking of all things!

20 April

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    Apr 20, 2009, 09.12 PMby emilykate

    Hi there Carotte! Thanks for your kind comments on my knit top and on my birdies. Comparing them to NLP’s style is the ultimate compliment! As regards the photography, I shall have to try the white sheet trick. I noticed you haven’t been posting creations in awhile, I hope you will again soon I love every single one of the ones you have up :o) Do you have a blog of your own by the way?

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    Apr 20, 2009, 03.34 PMby susisonne

    Hi, thanks for the comment on my little elephant. I used burda pattern no 149 of the april issue “BurdaModemagazin 04/09”.

15 April

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    Apr 15, 2009, 10.53 AMby smvphotography

    thanks so much for your sweet comments, and yes, the collar that’s sandwiched between the boiled wool collars is cat hair as well!

31 March

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    Mar 31, 2009, 11.16 AMby impression

    Thanks for getting back to me so quickly. I live just down the road from Finsbury park so I’ll defo check that one out. Thanks again.

29 March

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    Mar 29, 2009, 01.35 PMby impression

    Hi! I’m just starting out with this whole sewing your own stuff thing and am having a hard time finding somewhere to buy basics like needles, thread and fabric. You’re the first person I’ve come across who’s from London so I was wondering if you could help me out, send me in the right direction. I know London has everything I’m just not sure where to start. Any advice would be brill! Cheers. Kate.

    P.s We have the same birthday!

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    Mar 29, 2009, 11.24 AMby lizzie225

    thanks for the tips, i will definately check out those places :)

28 March

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    Mar 28, 2009, 03.28 AMby Daniel Parker

    hey thanks so much for the comment on the orange jacket…. And let me tell ya your comment was my favorite ever!

25 March

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    Mar 25, 2009, 07.43 PMby sweet-saboo

    Dear CarotteSauvage, The best thing about this website, is the authentic sense of community, when people support, and encourage each other just out of the kindness of their heart, it’s a rare thing…and I felt it’s something worth speaking up for. Thanks for your kind words! There is no such thing as a small kindess! Respectfully, sweet-saboo

24 March

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    Mar 24, 2009, 08.01 PMby lizzie225

    thanks for the nice comment on my feature thingy. dont worry, i wont stop. im sewing one piece after another.. just didnt take the time to take and upload pics yet. and there are definately a few pieces my mom has to knit for me too :)

    oh youre from london i just noticed! how cool! i’ll be there in june. any nice thrift stores or others for fabric&clothes hunt you can recommend me? :D

13 March

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    Mar 13, 2009, 11.36 AMby Daniel Parker

    thanks so much for the compliment on the photo!… haha thats my favorite picture of me… mostly because of the chair…not gonna lie I really wanted to steal it after the photo shoot I always love seeing your stuff! can’t wait to see more! peace love and sewing -Dan

9 March

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    Mar 9, 2009, 06.14 PMby alden

    Hey Helene, Thanks for the compliment!!! I LOVE the jacket. I was wearing it all around Sew Expo and I plan on wearing it out as much as possible.

6 March

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    Mar 6, 2009, 04.29 PMby smvphotography

    hi helene! hope you’re well, i just wanted to say hi, i’m sure you’re super busy working on your thesis but i miss your inspiring creations. or maybe you’re knitting?

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    Mar 6, 2009, 09.58 AMby yoshimi

    Hi Helene, thanks so much for the comment on my balloon skirt! I hope you are having a great day!

24 February

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    Feb 24, 2009, 09.27 AMby anajan

    Hi Helene! How are you? Thanks for your nice comments on my green pleated skirt. My previous patterns had very brief instructions and other members criticized me for that. So, I tried to provide more detailed directions this time.

23 February

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    Feb 23, 2009, 02.41 PMby smvphotography

    i prefer nyc september over august any day! but it depends what kind of person you are. and you might still catch a few days in september where it’s warm enough to go to the beach if you’d feel so inclined.

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    Feb 23, 2009, 02.30 PMby smvphotography

    hi helene, the concert is on july 3, so i think i’ll be there from july 2 – 5 or so. i try to stay away from nyc in august because it’s just too hot for my taste, but maybe i’ll see you there, too!

21 February

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    Feb 21, 2009, 03.14 AMby theproperresponse

    Thanks for your comments! I love your creations! I have been planning on copying your pleated bib idea for a while. How cool to see My Bloody Valentine in concert! I didn’t even know that they were still around.

18 February

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    Feb 18, 2009, 04.09 PMby smvphotography

    hi helene! thank you so much for your wonderful comments! you know i’d love to meet you too and it might just happen if you’re in london the first week in july. my husband and i are coming to see blur perform in hyde park (and then are flying to see my folks in swissland while we’re across the pond already). hope all is well with you! i picked one of your creations as my top 10 because you’re awesome and do such amazing work!

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    Feb 18, 2009, 12.52 PMby sewbissy

    Thanks in turn for your kind comments! I’m glad to have finally gotten some things up online. Now to photograph the stragglers…Happy sewing!

6 February

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    Feb 6, 2009, 07.58 PMby bekaem

    hey, this is from september 1972, my birth-month, full of good things ; )

5 February

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    Feb 5, 2009, 06.45 PMby olyaboieru

    So nice to hear from you! I apreciate your liking of my 40s dress! From such a creative person as you are, it is really valuable! You know how much I adore every your creation! BTW, hope to see something new from you! Good luck!

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    Feb 5, 2009, 12.25 PMby laurii

    Thanks for your comment. Nice that you liked my shirt:)

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    Feb 5, 2009, 07.02 AMby vanessac

    Hey, you are welcome. You obviously take lots of time and care with what you create which makes all of it pretty special. The gig sounded great, by the time they got back together I had moved to Spain and I missed out on watching them… Anyway its good to have music in common since sewing, making things and listening to music are my favourite things… and you can do it all at the same time! Ive just been away up the mountains near Granada Totally isolated, no internet, tv or phone. Was a nice change and now that i’m back I might finish some Ruby shorts I’m making and post that and some other things. I love looking at everyones creations, but when it comes to taking pics of mine.. I’m a bit shy.. anyway I also look forward to seeing some more of your beautiful clothes. take care x by the way, don’t know if you noticed but the typo on your message made me smile.. my blooby valentine’s got a nice ring to it, don’t you think? :)

4 February

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    Feb 4, 2009, 10.19 AMby yoshimi

    Dear Helene, thank you for your comment on my jumper! BTW I’ve heard about THE snow you had! Take care of yourself and stay warm!