Merry Christmas to ME!

Alright I know that title sounds pretty awful, but I preordered two books way back in October and Amazon just sent me confirmation of shipping today!!! A week earlier than I expected! The expected shipping date was the 13th, so I was sure I would not receive my books before Christmas but now I’m really hoping I will because I’d love to do some sewing over the holidays ^___^

The two books I have on preorder are:
The Colette Sewing Handbook, and Simple Modern Sewing: 8 Basic Patterns to Create 25 Favorite Garments – both of which include patterns. I’m actually much more excited about the Colette book, as I adore the styles and am an avid follower of their blog and forum. SMS is more for reading purposes for me, as it’s a Japanese style sewing book and those tend to be sized pretty small, so unless i shrink dramatically, it’s more for ideas and inspiration.

I love reading other peoples’ thoughts and feedback on books, especially because I buy online quite often, so I will make an effort to review both of these books at some point.

I also have three Colette patterns on order, so maybe I’ll get those before Christmas as well, and then I will DEFINITELY have a ton of projects to choose from!!

About symondezyn

graphic designer, illustrator, and artist of many skills... always striving towards new challenges and goals, and always with more projects than time to do them in!! View all posts by symondezyn

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