Thursday, 20 January 2011

Freshly baked

Have you got your party frocks pressed and ready for our Dinner Party?
 
Just dropping in to let you know that my Moda Bake Shop Progressive Dinner spot for January 20 will be online at 8am Central Time for US visitors, which is actually 1am January 21 for us Aussies! Just as well we are good for a late night party here in Aus! See you then ...

320 comments:

  1. I love the dresses in your dinner invite. Erinpoulsen @ yahoo.com

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  2. Hi Roslyn - funny just had to check the date as no posts up and realised its still yesterday in the states !!! so I'll check in again tomorrow - congrats for being included in the book - by the way love your projects and also the new one in Handmade - going to make the cover for my very old but still much loved elna very soon

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  3. It is the 20th here does that make a difference


    In my youth I had dresses just like those, Oh1 to have tnat waist again

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  4. I love those beautiful gathered skirts and waisted dresses! Can't wear one...but love them from afar.

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  5. wow, a book, progressive dinner and those wonderful dresses...what memories of our youth

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  6. Love catching up on your blog - new to me! Praying for your fellow Aussies with the floods! Our son-in-law is from Bowen - a terrific young man! Barbara

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  7. Love your dinner party invite. Such great dresses. Thanks for the clarification of the time difference. Saves me checking back every our or so till till the 21st NSW time. Can't wait.
    Jodi

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  8. Dear Bloom,
    it's the first time I see your blog.
    Your creation are simple but particulars. Excuse me for my english, i'm italian. For the party my is the floral. Thank you.
    Stefy

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  9. Just had to comment how awesome that pattern is.

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  10. I'm still awake Ros/Muriel, its only going to be 10pm in WA ;)

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  11. Love the frocks. I would take about 3X the size. Women's sizing has changed alot over the years.

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  12. I love the old pattern. Recently I saw a teenage girl in the fabric store with some similar patterns. She was making dresses for herself--she thought they were so cool, which I thought was so cool.

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  13. How wonderful for us Aussies! And I've got on just after 1 am....:o)
    Lovely blog, and congratulations on your spot in the beautiful new book. Can't wait to sink my teeth into it.

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  14. Wow! Love the pattern. I sure wish we could still dress like that to 'go out'. Oh, and thank you for your contribution to the new book.

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  15. Love the vintage dresses! Enter me up for some dinner :-)

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  16. I love your patterns..made sweet menagerie, and plan to make your sewing room stuff too!

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  17. Oh that dress pattern! I remember patterns like that in my mom's sewing room when I was a child. She was a great seamstress! Thanks for prompting that memory!

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  18. Glad to discover your blog.....and can't wait to see ALL the projects in the book!

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  19. I love your designs and look forward to seeing your part of the new book! Especially like the journal cover you designed- makes a great gift.

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  20. Hi, Thanks for the invite. I love the moda bakeshop - the tutorials and wealth of free patterns are wonderful, thanks. Please enter me for the giveaway!

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  21. thank-you for the chance to win some prizes. I love the Moda bake shop site too!

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  22. Just checking in for your post..can't wait.

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  23. Love the patterns. I have a few older patterns around here.
    Love the Moda Bakeshop. Love the fast way to sew up a quilt.
    pam at yahoo dot com

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  24. Very cool! Thanks for the opportunity!

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  25. Just checking in - I guess I'm too early - will check back later. Love the dress pattern!

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  26. Hi, I love all Moda pre-cut are fantastic, is an extraordinary way to have a complete collection of fabrics with a low cost, and so that you can make each project with a different collection.
    I cross my fingers, I hope to be lucky.
    Regards from Spain.

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  27. I love this dress pattern and love the idea of dressing for dinner as well. It is 9:25 here but looks like I am a bit early on this.

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  28. I'll bring the wine. What time is dinner?

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  29. such pretty dresses! Thanks for sharing :)

    Kelly

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  30. Great to have a book full of all kind of projects!
    Love to win
    Thank you very much
    Betty

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  31. Can't wait for the new book!

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  32. Will be checking back. The time differences are confusing. Love your blog.

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  33. Does anyone have waits that size anymore? Love your Sweet Menagerie quilt.

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  34. love those dresses,,,,thanks for the invite

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  35. I don't -quite- have the waist for those frocks, oh wait, we're operating in a virtual world, so yes, I do! LOL So pleased to have found your blog. Happy crafting :)

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  36. I love the old dress patterns! Why can't we go back to wearing clothes like that?!

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  37. Love that pattern - guess what - I actually have it at home in a bag of old patterns - how cool.

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  38. I am so excited about this giveaway and "dinner party". It's so fun to follow blogs and all that they offer!

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  39. Many thanks to all of you for your generosity!

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  40. this is my first visit to your blog. Looks great and thanks for the chance at the giveaway!

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  41. Love your blog and really can't wait to read the new book.

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  42. So excited about the new book! Wish I was in Aus now, it's 38 degrees in Alaska this morning. Cheers!
    becsbags@me.com

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  43. Excited about the new book. Love the vintage dresses!

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  44. Such yummy dresses and yummy dinner!

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  45. I'm so excited about this book and giveaway!

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  46. I can't wait to get my hands on the book!!

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  47. I think I made the US version of that pattern... can't wait to see your project in the book.

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  48. Ah, memories. My mom was a big sewer and had a bunch of the old patterns like this. She taught me flat pattern design. Love your blog!

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  49. excited to see your patterns in the book!

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  50. Sitting here waiting...Can't wait to get the book, haven't been this excited about a book in a very long time :)

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  51. Can't wait to see the book - congratulations!
    Amanda

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  52. Another new follower! your blog is so very inspiring. Thank you for participating and giving us all a chance to win these great give aways.

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  53. I'm looking forward to seeing your part of this fun "dinner" time. I remember dresses like that too, but never had the waist for them - I'm too straight up and down! LOL

    Gerda in Alberta, Canada
    omax2@jwvantuil.com

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  54. I love finding new blogs through blog hops!

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  55. I love Love LOVE the dresses on the picture you posted! What fun it is to play dress up! So.... What's for dinner?

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  56. Marijke van Swaaij21 January 2011 at 04:42

    Such an exiting giveaway. I just know about the moda Bake Shop a few month and love the patterns and all the precuts that gives you an opportunity to use thes gorgeous fabrics in an affordable way and think of combinations. I learn a lot.

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  57. I love the vintage dress patterns. While watching old movies (especially any of the Thin Man movies!!), my husband always comments on how elegant the men and women dressed back in the day.
    Congrats on the new book!

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  58. I took a look at some of your projects and you are amazing!! Thanks for being part of the party.
    Mary

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  59. I can't wait for the book!! So many awesome designers!

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  60. Some of your projects are looking fab, can't wait to see what you've got in the book!

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  61. Congrats on the book! I can't wait to get my hands on a copy.

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  62. Can't wait to see what you are bringing to us from Australia!

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  63. Looking forward to seeing what you included in the book!

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  64. Your blog is new to me but I have enjoyed looking around! I made dresses like your pattern many years ago! loved them, wish I could still wear them! Thank you for opportunity to win the wonderful new book, etc!
    Donna in KS

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  65. Thanks for the chance to enter this and play along. Can I bring something for dinner?

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  66. Such a fabulous idea - can't wait to see the book :) scrapcattouch@gmail.com

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  67. Love the dresses and can't wait to see the book. Thanks!

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  68. This is my first visit to your blog. Great dress patterns, my mother and grandmother made dresses like that when I was younger. My mother or sister probebly still have the original patterns. Love your site, thanks for the chance to win;>

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  69. The time change is so confusing :-) Great vintage pattern and I can't wait to get a glimpse of the book!

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  70. Congratulations on being selected for this book!

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  71. Seeing as I'm a bit confused... I'll post today AND tomorrow to be sure I win!! Go Moda!!

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  72. The book looks great and I can't wait to see it in person. I enjoy your patterns on the bake shop. I made the Simply-a-Bloom quilt for my daughter. She loves it.

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  73. Wow...it's been 34 years since I had a waist.

    Thanks!

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  74. I think I have printed everyone of your bake shop projects! Congrats on being included in the dinner party.

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  75. This is so much fun - the book looks great!

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  76. Love your quilts...and your blog!

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  77. i am so excited to see this book!

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  78. I remember my mom having patterns for dresses like this!

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  79. I'm on my way over to the BakeShop right now :)

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  80. Am loving this menu!

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  81. Am loving this menu!

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  82. I'm so glad to have found your blog via the Progressive Dinner! Hello from Washington State! I look forward to following your blog. :o) Have a nice day!

    Shannon Wallace

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  83. This is getting a lovely give away.
    Would love to fit in those dresses!!

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  84. Still mixed up about what time your blog will be up US time, but oh well. I do love the pattern posted on your blog. I have some llike this from my mom's stash! Good to meet you!

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  85. Um...Good morning! Guess you haven't started the breakfast course yet. No worries...I'll stop by later.

    A U.S. sister,
    Dot
    dminshall67@yahoo.com

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  86. The dress patterns are gorgeoius! It reminds me of my wedding dress... I got married 9 Oct 2009 and made a vogue pattern originally released in 1947. I can still fit into it too! Ready to have a cocktail and meet a whole bunch of new sewing friends!

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  87. wow forgot about the time change...good luck to me

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  88. I am so glad you are a part of this progressive dinner. It led me to your great blog. Thanks for participating and I will be back often.

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  89. I have stopped by several times, maybe some confusion with the day and time - but like everyone - I remember very similar patterns - my mother, grandmother, aunts. It was the style and most women sewed their own clothes. I will check back later and even tomorrow.

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  90. I just love the dinner party invitation. Congrats on the book. Can't wait to have my own copy!

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  91. Thanks for the dinner invitation! This will be fun!

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  92. The book looks neat and I love your vintage pattern!

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  93. Thanks for the opportunity to win. Like your blog.

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  94. What a great dress! Reminds me of the glamor of Old Hollywood. =)

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  95. I don't mind dressing for dinner.

    Party dresses it is !!!

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  96. My aunt Maggie always says frocks too. I love it!

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  97. love the vintage dress pattern!

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  98. Love the dress pattern. I'll check back later.

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  99. I can't wait to see the book! I love your blog, as well. I have never been here before, but I will be back often!

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  100. 1am 21st Aus time is around 2pm 20th here in the UK, so not sure what is going on with the post - hope nobody fell asleep!

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  101. I love to look at vintage patterns. They are great.

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  102. I love the "throw back" dress invite!!! Such a cute creative idea!

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  103. I'd love to win that book or some fabrics!

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  104. Are we dressing for dinner? LOL. Can't wait to read the book and see your project!

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  105. Can't wait to see your actual post. This is a brilliant idea/way to promote the book :)
    Great give away too.

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  106. Love your website. I will follow your blog!

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  107. How cool to be part of this book!

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  108. Congrats on being part of this book!

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  109. The book looks great. I can't wait until it is released.

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  110. I would wear that lovely yellow frock on any given Saturday night. How fabulous!

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  111. Love the vintage pattern. Can't wait to see the book.

    Jaylene
    jaylene at beyondbb dot com

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  112. The dresses are so fun -- thanks for the 'invite' and a chance to win. Party on!!

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  113. Can't wait to see what you have in the book! Thanks for sharing your work with us!

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  114. Woopie, I am so here. Thanks for inviting me.

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  115. The Progressive Dinner is really cool! And so is your blog. I look forward to checking it out more often, and also looking forward to the Fresh Fabric Treats book, that will be coming out in May.

    Danielle
    MsDaniC@aol.com

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  116. Awesome. Love the bake shop recipes. The book looks great.

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  117. I'd love to win the book, the projects look fun!

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  118. I love the vintage picture and this is such a fun idea!

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  119. Love your blog and IDEAS in it. Please count me in.

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  120. Beautiful dresses...

    Cannot wait to see the new book... thanks for your participation!

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  121. Great sewing machine cover. Makes me want to jump up and make my sewing machine gorgeous.

    Thanks!

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  122. It's the 20th about 4pm est here in Florida. I'm confused on when you will post your book tour visit.

    I've visited your blog each week and do enjoy the read. Dresses are no longer my wardrobe mainstay - to answer your question on patterns. Thanks.

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  123. ??? This isn't the Progressive dinner post, is it?

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  124. Love the vintage pattern - and I wish I had the waistline to wear any of those!

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  125. I have photos of my mother going to dances at Cloudland in Brisbane wearing lovely dresses like these!!

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  126. Thanks for sew much fun at moda bake shop. Love the web site.
    Thanks for a chance to win.
    Janita

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  127. Just checkin in but you haven't posted just yet. can't wait!

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  128. Imagine having a waist like those on the pattern!

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  129. I wish I still had a waist so that I could wear the dress in your pattern.

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  130. Not sure if this is the progessive dinner post or not but I do know its past 8am so I am posting a comment to this post. Love the idea of a Bake Shop book - Congrats on being included.

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  131. I remember wearing the dresses with all that skirt!!! Glad they are gone!!

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  132. Love checking out some fun new blogs!

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  133. Hello Down There!!!

    Lovely dresses and I am so ready for a good dinner party!

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  134. Oh, I can tell this is a blog I'll be visiting again! Charming!

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  135. I found you via Crazy Mom Quilts and think I've found a new blog to follow!

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  136. I love all of your MBS tutorials! I am excited to see your contributions to the boook! Thanks for sharing your talent!

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  137. Love the dresses! Oh the memories...

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  138. Hi I found your blog because of the progressive dinner - I haven't been on one of those since (it might give my age away 54) awhile ago.
    I love the pattern reminds me of something I might have seen my mum wear although it would have been churchyfied (is that a word, Baptist church 1960's)
    Love giveaways and would love to win

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  139. Love the dresses and would love the new book!

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  140. I remember those dresses - boy does that date me!

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  141. Love the dresses and the figures, how about a tiny, little waist like that! and the gloves, I guess those wouldn't be very convinient now a days!!! An the book, you guys are really making me want to add it to my collection..:)

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  142. Love the vintage frock patterns!

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  143. Congrats on the book. What a great find to share with the dress pattern. Made it fun to see that. New to your site, so I'll have to look around. Thank you!!!!

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  144. Excited about the new book and your blog - I'll be checking in often.

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  145. I could never have a waist like that. Although I would not mind having it :)

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  146. yay! go bakeshop dinner! go you! :)

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  147. Just popping in to have a look around while on the Progressive Dinner hop. :o)

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  148. Congratulations on being in the new Moda Bakeshop book...can't wait to see it!

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  149. I love all the dresses. I think got a little confused on the time but I am commenting on here just in case but I will keep checking back! Thanks for the giveaway and Congrats on the book!

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  150. Congrats on the book I can't wait to make your project in it.

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  151. Hope you are staying dry! News looks so dreadful.

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  152. Hope this is where I post to win the book! I love to quilt and need new ideas.

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  153. I will look forward to your post

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  154. Looks like a super fun book! Can't wait!

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  155. Reminds me of growing up. My mom used to make matching dresses for my sister and I. I caught the quilting bug from her, too! The book looks like it is full of wonderful ideas!

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  156. This is my first time to your blog but it will certainly not be my last. I'm very interested to see your "Progressive" post.=)

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  157. How fun that you are from Australia! I lived there for two years in the 70s--teaching school. Loved it.
    Thank you for this Progressive Dinner and the great prizes. I love reading these new blogs (new to me!).

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  158. Can't wait for the fun to begin!

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  159. LOL, are you going to include all these comments in the giveaway or do we need to comment (and you read them all) again?
    Your blog looks fantastic. I have seen several of your projects on MBS - but never thought of going to look at the blogs of the "chefs"! Thank goodness for giveaways to encourage wider reading.

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  160. Such wonderful vintage dresses! Thanks for sharing!:)

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  161. The dresses are gorgeous and so is the preciew of the book!!! Thanks for the chance to win some fab desserts and prizes.

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  162. Ohhhh, those dresses bring back memories of my Memere and Grammie. They were such a big part of my life as a child and I miss both of them.
    How fun to be a part of the Progressive Dinner!

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  163. Sounds fun! Looking forward to reading back through your blog!

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  164. Love the dresses! Not sure my waistline would fit into one of those pretty frocks but oh well:) Have fun with the Progressive Dinner.

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  165. How fun! An international progressive dinner.

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  166. Such tiny waists! Except they were faking it - really restrictrive foundation pieces contributed heavily, I think. Or at least that's what I want to believe. :)

    Not sure if this is where we're supposed to comment for the Progressive Dinner..... I will check back.

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  167. Lovely dinner party. Let's come dressed to the nines. Bake it Baby! ~Kathleen

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  168. Love these blog hop type of "dinners" ! Lets me find some more neat blogs to read (like I really need any more!! )

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  169. Love the dresses and love the blog hop. What a 'dinner' were having!

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  170. Looks like a great blog!

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  171. I do remember those dresses!

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