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14 October

4 July

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    Jul 4, 2010, 06.51 PMby mayadaughterofsun

    love summer too!! inspires me in every sense!

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      Jul 5, 2010, 09.43 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

      I know, me too! I need to move somewhere warmer for winters. Really do not enjoy cold weather!

28 June

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    Jun 28, 2010, 05.54 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

    I found tons of vintage patterns at an estate sale! Sharing the wealth on my blog. I just can’t do the 80’s AGAIN!!! LOL I haven’t even gotten to the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s yet! Dusty, musty, they came from an older lady’s backroom.

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    Jun 28, 2010, 05.50 AMby sciga

    Thanks for adding me as a friend!

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      Jun 28, 2010, 05.49 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

      You’re very welcome! :) Love the green earrings!

22 June

6 March

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    Mar 6, 2010, 08.10 PMby hotchip

    ahh wow. your pieces are amazing! i’m adoring the ‘’floating flowers’’ scarf – inspiring, how long did that take you!? x

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      Mar 7, 2010, 07.17 AMby thewiltedmagnolia

      Thank you so much! I love hearing that. :) Not horribly long, I cut out the flowers and vines sitting in front of the TV a few nights, it only took about an hour to construct everything and do the top stitching.

20 February

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    Feb 20, 2010, 11.41 AMby elyzampa

    I just discovered your creations and I’m already in love! They are so romantic and inspirating! It seems also you have a very beautiful house :)

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      Feb 20, 2010, 02.37 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

      Thank you! :) It’s certainly nice to hear that. It’s always so nice to be appreciated by others that create.

4 February

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    Feb 4, 2010, 08.56 PMby badkitty-1

    I know the feeling, must be the gloomy weather. Hope that you get you “mojo” back soon. K xx

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      Feb 5, 2010, 04.49 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

      Tell me about it. I’m up to my knees in rain and mud! I just want to crawl under the covers and go back to sleep. LOL

15 January

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    Jan 15, 2010, 12.30 AMby badkitty-1

    So, sorry. Just mrked your comment as innapropriate when I wanted to reply. I am SUCH a spoon!!

    I was just going to add that it is so hard to do. I find it impossible to clear out anything made of fabric. I always think that I can make it into something and yet never do. I have MOUNTAINS of stuff to get rid off. You would think that it was surgically attached, it is so painful. Especially the vintage stuff.

    I think that I should finally just come out with it “Hi, my name is Kelly and I’m an addict”. Remember… one day at a time :) LOL

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      Jan 15, 2010, 03.30 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

      LOL It’s ok, I am so often inappropriate! ;) I know the feeling, I actually started a blog about why I’m having such a hard time letting go! It’s actually getting easier. I’m discovering what I really want or need along the way. Road to self discovery!

9 January

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    Jan 9, 2010, 09.21 PMby badkitty-1

    I know the feeling. I had 3 days off, snowed in at home and did nada! Good luck with the sewing xx

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      Jan 11, 2010, 02.27 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

      I know! What is it about being trapped that makes me NOT want to do anything??? Yeesh. I did clean out my closet yesterday. Brutally. Put some vintage items on Ebay, so I"m moving along!

30 December

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    Dec 30, 2009, 04.35 PMby summerbreeze-1

    I don’t really paint anything in particular- although nothing with people, usually just shading and blending. I’ll post something soon! Thanks for being brave enough to off-post!

24 November

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    Nov 24, 2009, 07.12 PMby tallykay

    Hey, I have a question… How do you sell your stuff?

23 November

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    Nov 23, 2009, 09.28 PMby tallykay

    Wow! you reall have your own style. I like it! All of your work looks very professional. It looks like the kind of clothing that you would see in a store that i know of that is close by to my house. Very nice…5 stars!

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      Nov 24, 2009, 01.26 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

      Now that’s a store I’d like to visit!

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      Nov 24, 2009, 07.13 PMby tallykay

      well if you ever come to Lowell Ma. Let me know and i will meet you there…lol…

17 November

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    Nov 17, 2009, 01.56 PMby badkitty-1

    HI, I am glueing tiny little Swarovski crystals to the lace applique on my latest corset. It is mind-bogglingly fiddly for someone as blind as me, even with my specs on. Still it is way better that the ones with the metal backs or , god-forbid, the hot-fix ones :) Happy sewing, Kelly xx

9 November

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    Nov 9, 2009, 07.07 PMby kgallagher3

    the ones I grabbed are junior’s 70’s sundresses and they are tiny!!!! who has a 30" and a 24" waist?! She has two large storage tubs full of patterns, when I look through them some more I’ll keep an eye out for you

8 November

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    Nov 8, 2009, 12.12 AMby damianadesigns

    The etsy store is slowly coming along, I have a whole five items up! I was super busy with the cloaks I was making and at the end I was so burnt out I took a few days away from the sewing room. The cloaks were really fun to make though. I don’t have pictures since as soon as I was finished I needed to deliver them to the client, but I hope to get some soon, before the boys start to really get some wear into them. I think I will make a few grown-up versions to sell since they are pretty flexible size-wise.

    The holidays sure are sneaking up fast! There’s not enough hours in the day…

24 October

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    Oct 24, 2009, 09.51 PMby damianadesigns

    I’m so glad I’m not the only one having issues with the whole “alchemy” thing on Etsy…they should have a section just for “examples of things that can be made to order.” I agree also that it’s hard to set it all up and everything when you have a full time job, at the end of the day the last thing I want to do is spend any more time on a computer, so it comes down to the weekend, when I would rather be making stuff! We need personal assistants I think…and I need a faster connection speed! Uploading pictures can be pretty painful when you live in rural Idaho and the connection goes in and out. sigh so hard being a creative soul ;)

    Hope you’re having a good weekend!

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      Oct 25, 2009, 03.16 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

      LOL Wouldn’t be so bad to be a creative soul if I didn’t have to work full time too! ;) We have the same issues there.

      I usually just list my garments and they can pick from available fabrics until I get caught up. Then I make something new and start over! The problem is I’m not getting caught up! Wait…is that a problem??? Hmmm..We REALLY need elves! I’ve got three orders on the white robe in my Etsy shop, so those have to be completed before I can make one out of velvet to re-list.

      So I only feel like I’m half production and half creating. A decent balance for me.

      If I didn’t have high speed internet, I would be crazy! You have my sympathy. LOL

15 September

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    Sep 15, 2009, 07.27 PMby damianadesigns

    thank you for enjoying my work :) your garments are very lovely too!

23 August

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    Aug 23, 2009, 04.20 PMby badkitty-1

    Thanks for the message. I love making corsets and try to make one every couple of days, work allowing. I love your beautiful work. Kelly xx

21 August

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    Aug 21, 2009, 06.09 PMby mesha2316

    Your most welcome your work is Beautiful!

15 May

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    May 15, 2009, 08.09 AMby thewiltedmagnolia

    Thank you so much! Exactly the look I was going for! It’s one of my pieces! Silk organza with hand dyed antique trim and vintage button.

14 May

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    May 14, 2009, 05.21 PMby dressdummy

    I’m just FLIPPING OUT over that black jacket w/red trim on the collar. Is that your creation or an inspiration? It looks like an antique and is heartbreakingly beautiful.

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