Wednesday, 3 September 2008

It's definitely Autumn ...

... well, it must be, because look what's just come through my letterbox:


the Autumn issue of Marie Claire Idées and the Autumn issue of Ottobre Design Kids Fashion.



Lots of great inspiration in Marie Claire Idées:
  • a section of crafting for babies, including these cute pram rattles and instructions for lining a moses basket


  • Sashiko style table mat - I'm really keen to try this


  • lots of shopping features like this one




And more cute patterns in Ottobre design:

  • very sweet set for a baby girl - love those corduroy trousers and the shirt with peter pan collar


  • skirts and tops for older girls with pretty stitched and printed details


  • lovely styling on some knit tops and jackets for boys


  • and plenty more possibilities




If I even start half the projects I have in mind, I'll have a very busy Autumn!

13 comments:

  1. Yesterday I've just bought Marie Claire idées! Sashiko style caught my eye also - I love black/white!
    Unfortunatly we can't find Ottobre here...
    I look forward to your next works :))

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  2. I wonder if that Ottobre is what I need as I am just thinking about clothes for my little girl and want some simple patterns. Have you made much from the magazines?

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  3. oh lucky you, those magazines look fantastic.

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  4. I love it when a new magazine drops through the letter box and those two look excellent!

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  5. Sometimes I just don't know what to do with all the ideas buzzing around my head, never mind read magazines with more!! But they do look beautiful! x

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  6. Now where do you get your Marie Claire Idees from? Do you subscribe?

    At the moment I am asking my mother to bring it back from France with her, as she is over there reasonably often. But what do I do when her trips no longer coincide with a new edition of MCI?!

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  7. Ooh - new Idees! Suddenly I'm looking forward to hubby's next business trip - he can bring me one back!

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  8. The new MCI looks great, I love the Sashiko black stitching beautiful in its simplicity.

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  9. Wow!! They look so great! Such an inspiration. Don't you just wish you had 10 pairs of hands to do all your crafts?

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  10. These magazines look lovely. Do you subscribe and are they issued each season?

    I look forward to seeing some project from these magazines.

    Mary

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  11. The Marie Claire Idees is the greatest magazine. They always have amazing projects to think about. I like their decor magazine as well.

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  12. wow - love that sashiko tablemat

    and tell me Ms Angharad, have you changed your blog banner? (or have I just been away too long?) - either way - looking very beautiful!

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  13. Just to reply to those who asked for more details (sorry blogger doesn't give me everyone's addresses to reply personally).
    I subscribe to Ottobre and Marie Claire Idees. If you follow the links in the post you can subscribe from there. Marie Claire Idees and Ottobre Kids Fashion come out 4 times a year. It's my first issue of Marie Claire Idees, but I've had 3 of the Ottobre magazines to date and found them full of lovely patterns. The only nightmare is tracing off the pattern pieces, but otherwise they're excellent.

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