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A busy week and Burdastyle Book!

Yokohama Akarenga Sōko (picture from Wikipedia)

The Artist market is coming this weekend! If you will be around Yokohama, please drop by and give our booth a peek. Kayo from Crochetie, Chie from VivatVeritas, and I will take turn guarding the booth. The market will be held from Friday, July 2nd to Sunday, July 4th, in Yokohama Akarenga Sōko (The Red Brick Warehouse), a historical building that is now being used used as a complex that includes a shopping mall, banquet hall, and event venues. I’ve never been there myself and excited to see it. We’ll be in booth #38!

I still have a couple of days before the market but I think I will stop making things by tomorrow and have the rest of the day off. I have an appointment with a chiropractor every Saturday, so we move it to tomorrow afternoon. I’m so happy about this chiropractor because we’ve been looking for one to treat my back problem. One day a leaflet came into our mailbox, advertising a chiropractor that is very near to our house! I’ve been seeing her every week for about a month now and I’m very happy about the result. My mattress and pillows are changed to special kind for people with back problem, and I have to do some kind of exercise everyday, assisted by my darling husband.

I’m not expecting that my scoliosis problem can be cured and my back will be magically straightened, but my back pain has now become less frequent and I’m not as easily getting tired as before. That’s more than enough for me! The chiropractor practises in her own house, so Sidra likes the visits because he can play with the chiropractor’s kids and she gives him a fruit ice every time. Anyway, my husband usually acts as my translator, but tomorrow Sidra will do the job (if he’s not busy playing with those kids).

In another news, you might have heard that BurdaStyle is going to publish the BurdaStyle Book in 2011. The news has been officially announced in the blog yesterday. The book will feature five new open source patterns with different variations that the readers can share and sell. The concept of the book focuses on variations made by a select group of international community members and designers, and I’m happy to announce that I’m going to be one of them! I will make a blouse for this project, can’t wait to see all the other patterns and variations!

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  • Layla

    Now I’m truly excited about the book! 🙂

  • lia

    aduh mbakkk…congrats 🙂 you totally deserve it 🙂 u rock 😀

  • It’s so exciting to look through my favorite blogs and see how many of you are in on the book! I can’t wait to see your blouse variation, I’m sure it will be gorgeous!

  • Congratulations on the book!
    It must indeed be very exciting.

  • oh YAY! i was hoping you’d be in on the book– i am making something too!

  • catchannette

    Oh, I know this place. It is really nice and I think you will love it! Wish I could be in Japan and be able to visit your booth! ^.^
    Congrats on being in the burdastlye book! That will surely be an enrichment with your design included! Looking forward to 2011!!!

  • Congratulations!!!! I look forward to see your pattern on the book! I Wish you a happy Yokohama market day and many many sales too.

  • Good luck at the fair! I’m sure your creations will be very successful! 😀
    And congratulations for your feature on the book! I’m looking forward to reading it!

  • Congrats, how fun and exciting!

  • that’s awesome you’re going to be in the book, too! look forward to seeing your creation!!(but I guess we have to wait till 2011? that’s a loooooong wait!)

    I wish i could be there this weekend! I’m sure you girls will have loads of fun and sell LOTS 🙂

    • verypurpleperson

      Yeah it’s pretty long time! But time will fly and suddenly we’ll be there!

  • Novita, I feel the same way. Today it’s gonna be the last day to work on the craft fair for me too.
    It has been hectic, and I wanna just finish everything today to relax rest of the time.

    How nice to be on the BurdaStyle book!! I am so proud of you and am proud of being your friend:)
    Can’t wait to see it!

    • verypurpleperson

      Thank you Kayo!
      Let’s wrap up our equipments today and have a nice rest tomorrow! ^^