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2 June

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    Jun 2, 2011, 05.29 AMby keren

    Hi Suzy!

    Sorry to hear you’ve been ill :-( I hope you are back to good health. Enjoy your trip to Portugal! I’ve never been there.

    I know what you mean about taking photographs being time consuming – sometimes it feels more of a hassle than all the sewing :-) Well, I plan to do a LOT of sewing so you’ll be seeing more projects here soon. I’ve also gone back to updating my blog with sewing related stuff. And I’ll take pictures of the things I made in the past and was too lazy to photograph and post…

    Talk to you soon! Enjoy your trip! Many purrs to your cats…

    Keren

1 June

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    Jun 1, 2011, 11.38 AMby keren

    Hi Suzy,

    I am officially back to sewing! How are you? Did you see the reply I left to your comment on my wall? Hope you’re well :-)

    Keren

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      Jun 1, 2011, 11.28 PMby suzetewilliams

      Hi Keren,

      Yes I did thank you. I’ve not been coming to this site very often and when I do it’s always for a fleeting visit. It started getting on my nerves when it wasn’t working properly.

      I’m glad to hear you’re back to sewing. I’ve been ill for a while and the only thing keeping my spirits up is creating new things everyday. Unfortunately, I haven’t taken many photographs to put up here as it’s time consuming.

      I’m going home to Portugal for 10 days next week, but when I come back I’ll upload my works. Hope to see some of yours here soon.

      Meaow to your cat even if he’s at your parent’s. Mine are sleeping on either side of me as I type :-).

      Speak soon. xx

8 June

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    Jun 8, 2010, 01.56 PMby Peter Lappin

    Hi, Suzete! Got your message about your friend. I’m afraid I’m not going to be able to show her around this week, unless she cares to go fabric shopping with me and a few friends on Saturday! You can email me at peterlappinnyc@gmail.com directly.

    All best,

    Peter

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      Jun 10, 2010, 09.43 AMby suzetewilliams

      Hi Peter,
      Thank you. I was unwell and didn’t get to speak to her before she left and she is a technophobe, so prob won’t be checking her emails.

      Thanks anyway. I’ll be more than happy to show you around London if you’re ever over here.
      Suzy xx

13 May

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    May 13, 2010, 03.00 PMby threadsquare

    Grumpy Young Women! Hehe! After re-reading my post, I was afraid it sounded so crazy. And while I am a little nuts, I’m not one of those wacky online ravers shouting from my soapbox. And I’m not as penny-pinching as I probably should be, either. Thanks, sister :D

4 May

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    May 4, 2010, 01.40 PMby anajan

    Hi Suzete, thanks for your lovely comments on my Origami dress!

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      May 4, 2010, 03.30 PMby suzetewilliams

      No thanks necessary – it is genuine and deserved. xx

6 April

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    Apr 6, 2010, 02.42 PMby keren

    Hi Suzy,

    Actually I did initially feel bad when I read what you wrote because I felt that maybe I wrote something I shouldn’t have and maybe hurt someone. But it’s OK, I know you meant well and I also meant well. Just in case, I apologized to the dress creator and I will try to be even “softer” in my replies in the future.

    I know what you mean about not commenting about the stuff I find shoddy – of course I say nothing about the projects I find horrific! I really found this dress lovely! And since she asked for comments I really wanted to help. I ask for comments too, of course I don’t want people to gun me down but I would like to hear their suggestions and ideas and recommendations and thoughts. I think in this case she appreciated it but you are right that it won’t always be well-received.

    Anyway, no hard feelings and thanks for your reply. Have a great day!

    All the best, Keren

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    Apr 6, 2010, 11.26 AMby keren

    Hi Suzete,

    I don’t see how my criticism was not constructive when in fact this is exactly what the creator of the dress asked to hear. She even replied to me saying that exact same thing (you are welcome to read her reply).

    I try to be very delicate when replying to others, and maybe in this case (or in others) I should have been more careful (everyone makes mistakes), but when you care about others and know that they want to hear what you REALLY think (because they asked for your opinion), I find it a more caring option to take a “risk” and say what you think in a loving way and say that these are really minor issues and the dress otherwise looks great, rather than just pay “lip service” and nod and say nothing of true value to someone who truly wants to learn and wants constructive feedback.

    Please, you are welcome to read what I wrote with the above in mind, and to read the reply of the dress creator, and maybe you will see things in a different perspective.

    Regards, Keren

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