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Ralf Schmitz

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20 February

10 May

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    May 10, 2013, 06.57 AMby janene

    Hi Ralf. Was just thinking of you this morning. Hope all is well with you and yours! x

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      May 12, 2013, 06.18 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      hi my love! thank you so much for your lovely words! all is well and i am most of my days out in the garden on the countryside. will post soon a new little thing i am just working on. love and kisses to you!

21 December

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    Dec 21, 2012, 10.48 AMby schnui

    Merry Christmas to you too Ralf and to your husband. Have a wonderful time and enjoy all the good things of this festive season. And wishing you good health, happiness and lots of happy sewing hours in 2013.

5 November

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    Nov 5, 2012, 03.35 PMby orchiddream

    Well, here we go! I’m going to worl on the Nejiri top today. Wish me luck…..:-)))))

6 October

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    Oct 6, 2012, 11.37 AMby quiltsewsewsue

    Somehow, with my fumble fingers I managed to click on your reply as ‘inappropriate’ which of course it wasn’t but I can’t find a way to reverse it or contact anyone at Burdastyle to correct it. :( Sorry – hope they realise it was a mistake on my part… I was just trying to reply… not sure how I managed it…

25 September

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    Sep 25, 2012, 06.33 AMby janene

    Any joy with uploading yet, Ralf? Must be very frustrating for you. A great shame for all of us too!!! x

24 September

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    Sep 24, 2012, 07.08 AMby fashionfreek

    Ralf..hiya. Is your file too big? All the best.:-D

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      Sep 24, 2012, 10.45 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you, and NOOOOOOOOOOO it is not too big. i do use always the same sizes….. it is so frustrating, that burdastyle-team seems not to give s**t about my mails and requests. no answer from that side, very very unpolid!

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      Sep 24, 2012, 10.50 AMby fashionfreek

      I hope it gets sorted out for you as its always a pleasure seeing your work.,:-D

23 September

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    Sep 23, 2012, 03.20 PMby orchiddream

    I feel your pain.

20 September

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    Sep 20, 2012, 02.58 PMby orchiddream

    There is always something wrong with this site! It’s SO frustrating. Hang in there, good luck. :-)))

1 August

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    Aug 1, 2012, 05.49 AMby schnui

    Hi Ralf, I haven’t seen anything made by you for ages, so I am pleased to read that you are sewing again. An Adam coat looks challenging but I am sure you will produce another beautiful coat.. Are you making it for yourself??? Like Liora, I have been missing you too. I hope you are well and enjoying your summer. I was in Bulgaria and France for 4 weeks and the weather was quite cool for June/July I thought.

28 July

16 May

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    May 16, 2012, 06.34 PMby Adriana Orozco

    My dear dear Ralf, Gloria asked me to read the comments on her" Fabric of friendship", and guess what!!! Here I am in the rainforest…..with much rain outside….and it is raining inside my home too!!! I am crying like a baby, as I read the lovely coments of all our internet friends!!! As I read yours, one second please….going for my hankie and the boat…….I can only tell you one thing: Ralf: you and me are ment to meet, as simple as that!!!! and ofcourse with dear Ludwic, we will never leave him out!!! But I know from my heart, that we are ment to be friends, and that one day, I will embrace you as happy as I did when I met Gloria. Thank you my darling for your lovely words, that can only fill my life with smiles. Much love….from me…..the one canoeing inside the house!!!! in the rainforest of course!!!

21 April

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    Apr 21, 2012, 08.26 PMby becia

    I am so sorry for the loss of your pet. I can’t imagine my home without my dear cat Daphne.

11 April

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    Apr 11, 2012, 06.44 PMby Sewing And Style

    I am so sad to hear about your cat ((((( My dog is like my baby, it is a real tradegy! xxx

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      Apr 12, 2012, 04.50 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you very much for your kind words!

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    Apr 11, 2012, 04.33 PMby Timea Schmidt

    Dear Ralf! I’m so sorry to hear about your cat. My heart goes out for you and your husband! I have two dogs and two cats and I love them all dearly and can’t imagine loosing any of them. It must be heartbreaking. I hope you will find peace soon and you can think of him with all the happiness he shared with both of you.

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      Apr 12, 2012, 04.50 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      dear timea! thank you for your kindness and the lovely words. i feel so lonely and left behind at the moment. he was a wonderful cat and gave us so much! but he is in a better place now and without pain. that is the most imortant!

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    Apr 11, 2012, 04.30 PMby Maria Alejandra Curbelo Cal

    I’m sorry to hear the bad news about your cat.

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      Apr 12, 2012, 04.48 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you maria! your words mean a lot to me!

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    Apr 11, 2012, 04.40 AMby zaarissima

    Lieber Ralf! Zu lesen, daß ein Mitglied Eurer kleinen Familie verstorben ist, tut mir aufrichtig leid! Ich kann Eure Traurigkeit nachvollziehen

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      Apr 11, 2012, 05.38 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      meine liebe! wir fühlen uns verlassen, allein und so überaus traurig. ich weiss, dass es “nur” eine katze war, aber für mich ist es ein wenig, als ob wir unser “kind” verloren hätten. danke dir für deine anteilnahme!

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    Apr 11, 2012, 03.53 AMby flowergirl22

    i am so sorry to hear of your loss, you must miss her, we lost hurs 12 month ago


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      Apr 11, 2012, 05.37 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you nicky! i hope it will get better, because at the moment i feel like a wreck! so sorry to hear about your cat! be hughed from one, who knows, how you feel!

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    Apr 11, 2012, 01.34 AMby urbandon

    So sorry to hear the sad news. Our hearts go out to you both.

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      Apr 11, 2012, 05.36 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      that is so kind and lovely from you to write these words! thank you very much!

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    Apr 11, 2012, 01.24 AMby skeeler

    So sorry to hear about your loss Ralf. Is that the cat on your banner? S/he looks sweet.

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      Apr 11, 2012, 05.35 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      yes that was him! his name was Stanzi and he was a wonderful cat! thank you for your kind words!

10 April

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    Apr 10, 2012, 03.28 PMby janene

    So sorry to hear about your cat Ralf. I bet you are devastated. I have two cats and can completely understand how attached one gets to them. Lots of love and kind thoughts coming your way xxxxxxxxx

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      Apr 11, 2012, 05.35 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you for the words, the love and the care you send! we feel so sad and lonely at the moment. but to remember all the good times does help!

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    Apr 10, 2012, 03.27 PMby joost52

    I’m sorry for your loss Ralf, I feel for you :(

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      Apr 11, 2012, 05.34 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you joost! i can’t find words to describe, how sad we are!

23 February

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    Feb 23, 2012, 12.24 PMby Jeyco

    Going on a cruise! How nice!! Have a great time :)

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    Feb 23, 2012, 12.17 PMby schnui

    Have fun on your cruise and I hope you warm up and hopefully get a tan!!!

5 February

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3 February

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    Feb 3, 2012, 02.28 PMby sewingirl2

    Guten tag Ralf

    Congratulations on being this months Celebrity!

    I love your dining room it’s very ‘plush’ and I know there’s not much in the way of patterns for men. Do you or have you ever made your own. It’s quite easy once you get the hang of it.

    I took a tailoring course many years ago and found that helpfull too.

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      Feb 4, 2012, 07.37 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      dear sewingirl! thank you for your lovely words! i just started doing me own pattern and agree with you, that it gives you much more possibilities! i wish i could do a nice tailoring course as well, but we do not have anything interesting here around as of yet!

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    Feb 3, 2012, 06.54 AMby schnui

    Congratulations on being the featured member this week. I always love reading the featured members stories as everyone has a story. But because we all love sewing, we all appreciate your story so much. I am so glad that you found sewing so helpful as you were coming to terms with your health. I wish you all the best and I hope that sewing continues to be a healer for you.

2 February

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    Feb 2, 2012, 03.04 PMby fashionfreek

    Ralf definately well deserved feature. Despite illness you are still not allowing it to control you..amazing!:-D I also do find being creative when i can..lol..does help against the negatives of this world. Take care.:-D

1 February