Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Blog Awards

I was recently awarded the Premio al esfuerzo personal blog award and the Brilliant Weblog Premio Award 2008 (again) by Summerset. I so appreciate both of these awards. I know I shouldn't care about who comes and reads my ramblings but it is heartwarming to know that others check in on a daily basis to see what I'm up to...and I truly appreciate each and every one of those visits.



So first let me thank all of the people who visit my blog, stop and write a comment or send me an email or phone me to tell me what I did wrong (Marji! *LOL*) or recommend my blog to someone else to read. I have met some amazing women through the internet and developed some really good friendships all because of our shared passion for and mutual love of stitching something together.

When Jamie awarded me the Brilliant Weblog Premio Award a couple of weeks ago, I fudged it by acknowledging it but not following the rest of the rules. I guess now I have to ante up! *smile* I just hate naming only five blogs because I don't want anyone to feel as if their blog isn't special to me...so I decided to nominate the five that I go to each and every day for inspiration. Now of those, Summerset, Marji and Cidell have already been nominated...so my next visits are to the women listed below, and I nominate them for both awards:

1. Lower your pressor foot
Kristy is pregnant and sewing the most amazing maternity wardrobe. Every day I surf in to see if something new is up! If you haven't been to her site, please go, she is AMAZING!

2. Sewing in the City
I love her vintage styling and that she works in NYC like me!

3. Sheila Crochetz, Threadz & Knitz
Okay besides the great music that plays on her blog, I love how she is taking a wonderful new adventure with sewing...taught herself to knit and crochetz like you wouldn't believe!

4. Couture et Tricot
Because I want to sew like Tany when I grow up! *smile* Seriously, Tany can sew and makes the most amazing garments. I always learn something new when I go to her site!

5. Lindsey T Sews Again
Lindsey does the best posts about our beloved NYC garment district complete with pictures that makes everyone want to shop in NYC! Plus I am loving the journey she's taking with her renewed interest in sewing!

6. Life Happens be Positive
I love Toy's adventure with knits...and colors...and just general enthusiasm!

Please know that if I didn't mention your blog it doesn't mean that I'm not reading and enjoying it. And some of y'all just need to post more often so that I can get an afternoon fix, if you know what I mean! *smile*

Here are the rules.

Rules 4 and 5 apply only to the second award: The rules for these award - prize are as follows:

1. Select 6 bloggers to whom you would like to give this award- prize (definitely not easy to choose - only 6)

2. Put the award - prize on your blog and indicate who gave it to you by identifying her/his blog;

3. Paste these rules on your blog;

4. Write 6 of your most important values and 6 negative points you condemn.

Important Values:
Loyalty, Positiveness, Honesty, Sharing, Commitment, Hardworking

Negative Traits:
Dishonesty, Laziness, Selfishness, Lying, Stealing, Hatred

5. Inform the 6 recipients by leaving a comment on their blog.

And thanks again Summerset and Jamie for the nominations...it means so much to be acknowledged by your peers!

17 comments:

  1. Congratulations, reading over your past few blogs, I can say with all your constant sewing topics, you deserve it!

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  2. Congratulations. You deserve it. It isn't just the writing about sewing, but the openness and honesty that you invite your readers into your life that makes you a must read in my day. Again, congratulations!

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  3. Congratulations! You deserve these awards. (and I've been nominated? oops, guess I should catch up on my blog reading...I've been sewing and not computering)...

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  4. Congratulations! I check your blog every day. You are an inspiration to me. I want to sew like you when I grow up. LOL :)

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  5. Congratulations, Carolyn. A truly well-deserved recognition of your influence in cyberville.

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  6. CONGRATS! and THANK YOU! for nominating me such fine awards. Let me just say your blog is such an inspiration and you know your blog is my daily morning read. Since I can't wait to get to work to read your blog as well as others, I've taken to blogging via my cell phone...lol.

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  7. Aww, thanks Carolyn for bestowing this award on me! Congrats to you too. Ditto what Sheila said.

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  8. You're welcome and you deserve it! You have such a great attitude and don't take "no" for an answer when it comes to fashions for the larger woman.

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  9. Congrats, you are one of my regular reads. You are so ingenious about your wardrobe and I have learned a bit from your posts. Now we need to see some of those vintage patterns made up for fall...

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  10. Congrats!! As you inspired me to give sewing for myself a try and you really do deserve this award.

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  11. Congratulations and THANK YOU for nominating me! My life has been so hectic these days (becauae of my job and some personal matters) and this nomination does cheer me up. (((HUGS)))

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  12. Carolyn, Congratulations on your awards. I am so inspired by your sewing. I use to sew a long time ago and I am trying really hard to get back to it. Having a family has taken me away it. I read your blog everyday, and wanted to let you know how I felt about you. I did not know I would have to set up a blogger page to tell you, I think you are a great dressmaker (Ha! Ha!) old school word. Take care.

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