she's back...

By popular demand. What is it about Little Red Riding Hood? I like making her and apparently several of you, that have asked about her, do to. I just added two new versions to my site (here and here). I wish my photos made these pieces justice. The gray day that we started out here today didn't help one bit.

Into the Woods II



Hiding - I've been wanting to add the wolf for a while but never got around to doing it.



Speaking of Little Red Riding Hood these are a couple of the fabrics that I got from Sonatine that I found out about through Hillary. I don't typically buy cute looking fabrics but I just fell for these and thought I'd include them in a couple of Christmas presents I have in mind for little C. Yes, I'm going to tackle a sewing project. I don't really know if it's realistic of me to work on something like this right now (lack of time - what else is new?) but I'm going to give it a shot.



You're probably tired of me giving thank yous in my posts but I just feel I must. Lisa Solomon, who needs no introduction, for example, said the nicest things about my work at Sew Green. Thank you Lisa. I think I was blushing when I read all that.

More thank yous to Amy and Ready-Made for posting about my popsicle sticks tags. They sure have been getting around! I didn't post a gift tag idea this week because I just couldn't come up with something that was worth posting. It gets frustrating when I can't come up with an idea, but I can't force it. I think what makes these little projects interesting for me though, is the fact that when I'm not too busy I have a little something to mull over.

Saving the best for last - I owe a HUGE thank you to those of you that have ordered my calendar template and have sent me such lovely emails. All your kind words are very encouraging and I just love that this project has been so well received. I had no clue that it would go like this but it has been a great, great week. Thank you. Thank you. :)

Have a great weekend and see you in December!

17 comments:

  1. your work is very inspiring :) don't get too frustrated for not being to come up with anything... i'm very happy that you are even willing share your ideas with us. hugs!

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  2. Eeeeeeee! That wolf! Oh, how I wish I could justify another for myself this close to Christmas... a series...

    Sigh :) Love seeing here just the same.

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  3. love these pieces you have created..i am new to your blog but i have to say i LOVE it....

    that cute fabric sure looks like the Mellow papers from Basic Grey.
    that must have ben their inspiration!!

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  4. That card is delightful! I love the contrast of her cape, and the wolf! Adorable!

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  5. I love your blog -- your designs are cute and fanciful!

    I really like the red riding hood fabric you found.

    Looking forward to seeing what you do...

    Katie

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  6. Whoa! I love little red riding hood with the wolf, that is really amazing!

    I stumbled upon your blog last week, WOW! Thank you for sharing your amazing skill. I have done a little in this way, but nothing near as beautiful as what you have shared.
    Dani

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  7. Little Red is absolutely adorable! I love how she just pops right out with her bold color. :D

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  8. Thought you might like the idea that when I worked at Defenders of Wildlife they had a "Little Red Riding Hood Lied," campaign. It was a very clever way to convince the U.S. public that wolves are a good thing in our forests. I wish I could say I had something to do with that campaign, but alas, it was not my idea.

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  9. Very cute and well-rendered.

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  10. hi patricia... i meant every word i said.... thank you for the thanks. blushing is good :)

    take good care!

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  11. little red riding hood is adorable! love the one with the wolf, too.

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  12. i love your work! It's truely one of a kind. the clever use of light and shadow in your work is amazing!

    Keep it up. Can't wait to see more :)

    nuya

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  13. annie@wexfordgirl.comDec 3, 2007, 4:41:00 PM

    I can't STAND how adorable these are. I love the wolf too. He lends just the right amount of darkness and threat, which all the best fairy tales have.

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  14. Little Red Riding Hood is just divine!!!! The woof looks perfect in the second picture. I also love the fabric and checked out the link you gave to Sonatine's shop, she has some fantastic fabrics there for sale I can't wait to go back and buy myself some.
    Well done on all of the success with the calander, it really is a great idea.

    Jodie

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  15. Thank you so much everyone!!

    That's an interesting ad campaign Jessica - very clever.

    Welcome to those of you that are new to my blog and thank you for your comments. I read each and everyone and love getting them. :)

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  16. hi!

    i just wanted to let you know that i wrote about your lovely work on my blog today.

    great stuff, and fabulous blog!

    cheers!

    jill

    http://fabulous-fabulous.blogspot.com/2007/12/little-hut.html

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