Monday, June 27, 2011

Good morning!

Happy Monday friends, how was the weekend? I barely remember what I did, but I'm pretty sure it involved going and getting the latest Cotton Time from Kinokuniya, and some sewing. I had told Bari all about the bookstore and she went and blogged about it here. She has some great photos. Just seeing them had me in the car heading down there early Saturday.

Here's something that isn't too hard to find if you have a Barnes and Noble near by. Mollie Makes is a delightful new magazine. It's a British import so it sports a hefty price tag, but it seemed worth it. The photography is lush and the projects are fun. It's a youthful magazine but seems to embrace a different aesthetic than some of the other hip sewing magazines who's audience is the younger crowd of sewists. The projects seems more sophisticated, even though they might be a bit fanciful, like those apple cozies. I could appreciate those and imagine being that pretentious mom who sends her kid to school with an apple wearing a jacket. For me those days are gone, maybe there's still time for you!

It was a nice read out back with a glass of iced tea. The weather has been so perfect the past few days. Why isn't the whole summer like this?

So what did you guys do?


Blogger Nedra said...

Thanks for telling us about Kinokuniya. I was raised right off of Saratoga Ave in San Jose, and this looks like a great place to visit on my next trip home.

5:51 AM  
Blogger (un)Deniably Domestic said...

Well, I will be running right out to look for Mollie Makes. We lost our Borders store a few months ago and I have not been a hug fan of the other, but will make an exception for new inspiration! Waiting, waiting, waiting for your fabric. ~Kelly

unDeniably Domestic

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6:45 AM  
Anonymous bari said...

I'm so glad you told me about that place except for the fact that they have the entire contents of my wallet. :) Can't wait to get a Mollie Makes!

12:37 PM  
Blogger sewmeow said...

Sounds like a great zine..will have to check it out.

I'm having a June giveaway on my blog, and invite you to enter for a chance to win a great fat qtr. bundle.

1:40 PM  
Blogger Cheryl said...

Mollie Makes...think I need to check this out!

3:07 PM  
Blogger nnikyes said...

Hi!, I'm spanish but now i'm living in uk, and i have to say that Mollie Makes it's a great magazine...i've bought the issue 2... and i'm waiting for 3..., enjoy it!

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