Friday, September 14, 2012

I lost patience! I can't keep it a secret anymore!

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  1. You have no idea how excited this makes me - for you because you deserve it, and for me because I love your work :)
    Congratulations!!!!!!!

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  2. Fantastic!! Congratulations.

    Definitely I'll be getting one

    x

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  3. Yay! How wonderful! Can't wait to see more of the book! Congratulations!

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  4. wow congratulations! Can't wait to see the book!
    grace

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  5. best ever secret!!! congratulation ayumi, it'll be amazing!

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  6. That's so exciting! I know I'll be picking up a copy!

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  7. I am soooooo excited for you my sweet friend :)

    Can't wait wait to see more and buy your book :)

    Claire x

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  8. So, SO excited for you Ayumi!!!!!!!!!! Omedetooooooou!

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  9. Congratulations!!!!! That is so darned exciting!!!!!

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  10. Oh no, we have to wait soooo long for its release! Well, I just know it will be worth the wait. Congratulations, Ayumi -- I always hoped you would write a book so that I could make all the projects in it!

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  11. WOOOO! Cannot, cannot, cannot WAIT! Congratulations Ayumi! :):)

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  12. Wahoo! You go girl! That is fantastic! .....i'd love to snag a copy :)

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    1. Thank you Danielle! I can't wait to snag a copy either! April seems like a long time from now!

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  13. Ooh I cannot wait! Congrats!! I've been hoping for this!

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  14. Yay!!!...it's finally here! I'm so excited for you my friend.
    I can't wait to get my hands on it...I already know how perfectly wonderful every project is!

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  15. I was recently wondering when you'll publish a book:) Congrats! For sure I'll buy it and for sure it will be a great hit!

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  16. How fabulous - off to look for release date!
    Congratulations!!!

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    1. Thank you Chris! I hope the release date didn't make you get too surprised lol! April seems like forever!

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  17. Woo hoo! I was hoping your relatively quiet state over the past bit has been because you had a book in the works! You always come up with the best projects, so this one will be a must-buy. Congratulations!!! Can't wait to hear more.

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  18. Congratulations!! Can't wait to get a copy!! Yay! xo Heather

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  19. Wow, love this! Congratulations, Ayumi!

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  20. Oh my gosh!! SO happy to be on that pre-order list. We all have something to look forward to in April! CONGRATULATIONS :-)

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  21. SO EXCITING!!!!! cONGRATULATIONS! Already on my pre-order list. xo

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  22. Whoooo hooooo! Very exciting news! For sale where??

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  23. Oh, my GOSH! CAN. NOT. WAIT!!! :)

    Congratulations! Well-deserved!

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  24. Congrats!!!! I love yor work so this is great!!! :)

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  25. How exciting, congratulations! I cannot wait to get a copy. Beautiful cover.

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  26. Wow! Congratulations! I can't wait toget my copy...love the cover image.

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    1. Thank you Willa! I am so happy the pincushions made the cover ;)

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  27. My famous friend!

    congrats, and hugs, and woohooing all over ;-)

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  28. Congrats! looking forward to knowing further about it!

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  29. Congratulations!! You're a very talented woman!! I'm so excited to see you have your very own book! Good job!!

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  30. Congratulations!!! If the content is half as wonderful as the cover, it will be spectacular!!

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  31. Brilliant news! Will be tracking down a copy when funds permit :-) Congratulations I'm sure it's fantastic xxx

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  32. I cannot WAIT to get a copy of this book!!! Congratulations!!

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  33. Congratulations Ayumi!!!! I'm so happy fr you and if I could I'd buy it in a heartbeat! You're a so talented sewist!!! xxxx

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  34. Oh my goodness...so happy for you...I am going to pre-order right away!!!!

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  35. Absolutely fantastic news! When I see all the great stuff you make, it totally makes sense. Congratulations :)

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    1. What a sweet thing to say! Thank you for your *always* sweet comments;)

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  36. Oh my. How amazing. congratulations. I'm loving those pincushions already.

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    1. Thank you Evie! I enjoyed making those pincushions! So happy that they took the photo in the way we can see "april"!

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  37. Nice! Looking forward more info and congrats!

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  38. Congratulations! So excited to get my hands on a copy!

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  39. I cannot tell you how excited I am to see YOUR book, Ayumi. I just know I'll want to make every single thing in it. Congratulations on a lot of very hard work and for keeping it a secret (I'm terrible at that!). xoxox

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  40. Congratulations!!! I'm so happy and exited for you! How you could keep the secret! x Teje

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    1. Hehe, it was so hard to keep the secret! can you tell?
      Thank you Teje!!

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  41. That looks very nice. Congratulations for your book.

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  42. I never said a word to anyone about it! I am so relieved you let the cat out the bag first!
    Congratulations dear Ayumi! I am so happy that your wonderful work will be part of my craft library very soon!

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  43. See how happy we all are about your book, Ayumi? It'll fly off the shelves! Just think of the sew along we'll have!!!!! Congratulations!

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  44. Congratulations!
    Very excited for you and excited to know we can soon own a copy!

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  45. How exiting, Ayumi! I am so happy for you and for all of us! The cover is gorgeous...
    ; )))

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  46. Congratulations!!!!! We just can't wait to put our hands on your new book, Ayumi chan!!!

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  47. You sooooooo deserve this! Enjoy your triumph :-)

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    1. Thank you so much ;) I am nervous but more excited ;)

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  48. How wonderfu1! Congratulations, I can only imagine how thrilled you are.

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  49. yayayayay! i can't wait to buy it! xo

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  50. WHAT???!!! I gotta wait until 2013??? I guess I have no choice. ;p Can't wait! I love your designs and I admire your creativity. Congratulations. ;p

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  51. yay! I knew you'd write a book at some point. This one is going straight on my wish list.

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  52. Congratulations!! But I don't know how we can wait until next april! AUGH!

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  53. Can't wait for it to be published!!! Congratulations.

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  54. Felicidades,compro libros japoneses pero el tuyo lo esperare ansiosa
    en Octubre voy a Houston,un saludo

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  55. How exciting!! Congratulations!!!

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  56. That's awesome! I put it on my wish list right now! :) Congratulations!

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  57. So exciting!! Just pre-ordered it on Amazon!

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  58. ok, just pre-0rdered it from Amazon!!!! I cannot wait!!!!!! Happy dance.....:) :) :)

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  59. Fabulous - delighted for you, you really deserve this!

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  60. So exciting - CONGRATULATIONS :)

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  61. Wow, fabulous news! I'm just sorry it will take so long to get my hands on it! Many Congratulations it must have taken lots of hard work! x

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  62. Congratulations Ayumi! I can't wait to see inside : )

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  63. EEK!! Congratulations!!!I am so excited for you! OK, where, when and how do I get one!?

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  64. Woohoo, huge congrats, can't wait to see it in paper :o)

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  65. Congratulations! This is a book I'm going to get as soon as it's available. You make the most gorgeous things! I'm so happy for you.

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  66. Huge congrats A! This looks like a 'must have' book, it will definitely be on my wish list! When will it be available? Jxo

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  67. Even with so many comments here I just had to add my congratulations Ayumi..it's going to have to be a 'must buy' in this household!

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  68. I am so thrilled for you! What a wonderful and well-deserved accomplishment. Congratulations!

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  69. A squeal just happened here!! Congratulations!! If you have your own sew along, count me in!!

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  70. I figured you were working on something like this and am so glad that you were! I can't wait to sew something(s) or everything from it!

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  71. way to go! congratulations=i can't wait to get my own copy and start sewing! kudos.

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  72. Woohoo! I hope in some way I'm responsible for making you let your secret out when I asked if you were gonna to write your book.
    Can't wait to get my hands on it.

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  73. Congratulations Ayumi, that is FANTASTIC! I can't wait to buy your book. You have been so generous with your talent, you deserve it!!

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  74. Ayumi, I am so happy for you! I read your email and had to stop the car to tell my husband all about your announcement. I told him of ALL people, you are so talented, YOU deserve to have a book. I couldn't stop talking about all the wonderful things you make - ice cream cones too! ahhahaha

    Now only if you can arrange a Book Signing back here in the U.S. I wish you were in San Jose - you know I shared with you that I live in the Bay Area and wished you were part of of Modern Guild. And you would have been, had you still been here. I would have been standing in line for the autographed copy. :)

    Congratulations! Now it is "ALL OF US", that must be patient till your book is available. So exciting!!!

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  75. That's so awesome!!! I can not wait to get my hands on it - Go Ayumi!!!

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  76. This is awesome! I soooooooo can't wait to get my hands on your book! Congratulations!

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  77. Congratulations Ayumi, that's so great! I think I know what I want for my name day in April :)

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  78. oh Ayumi congratulations, that's awesome!! I will definitely buy your book, I love the sweet and clever things you design and make, can't wait til it's released!! Cat.

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  79. Dear Ayumi, Congratulations! I can't wait to see your book, I'm sure I'll love it!
    Myrto

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  80. Congratulations! When and where are the first questions that come to mind....As in When will it be in shops and WHERE can I get one?

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  81. Oh wow! Hartelijk gefeliciteerd! This is fabulous and I want it!! :D

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  82. Wowwwww!! Congratulations Ayumi, can't to see your book :D

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  83. Congratulations Ayumi, I cannot wait to get this book. You are so massively talented and one of the nicest people in the blogasphere - this book will be a HUGE success. XXX

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  84. your tutorials are all over my sewing room. Can't wait to get this book. You are so very talented. I checkyour blog daily for new stuff.

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    1. Thank you so much! I hope you will enjoy this book! Most projects in it are somewhat more involved than the projects I wrote tutorials for, but quite a bit of easy and fun projects ;)

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  85. So exciting ~ I just pre-ordered it! Can hardly wait!!!

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  86. Finally!!!! Ayumi!!! I'm so so so happy you decided to make a book and it looks beautiful =D

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  87. Oh my goodness Ayumi, How exciting! I can't wait to order a signed copy :) You are so deserving of your own book!

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  88. I just knew you were writing a book. Congratulations! Will be waiting
    anxiously for it to come out.
    Irene Heikes

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    1. Hi Irene! Thank you ;) I was supposed to keep it a secret til October, but I totally lost my patience, haha!

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  89. super awesome! and thank goodness we get more of your patterns available :)

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  90. Fantastic for you, but for us that admire your talents too. I love the cover .

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    1. Thank you, Charmaine! I am really happy the pincushion was chosen for the cover which I found out when I saw it on Amazon, haha!

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  91. Awesome dipped in awesome sprinkled with awesome!! OH HAPPY DAY and HUGE CONGRATULATIONS! I'll be the first in line for your new book!!!

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  92. EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!! Where do I get it?? When does it come out?? I will definitely get one my sweet friend. So happy for you! :)

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  93. Congrats! You deserve it your stuff is the best! Cant wait until it comes out.

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    1. What a sweet thing to say! Thank you ;)

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  94. I kind of suspected this was coming out because I told my publisher ages ago that someone needs to persuade you to write a book, and they said "she may just have a contract already"! I'm so happy to see you really did. Preordering for sure!

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  95. Wow! I am so impressed Ayumi! Congratulations on a wonderful accomplishment!

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  96. Wow, i love those pincushions, Yum !!! Congratulations, Ayumi !!!

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  97. Big congrats Ayumi, you are the Best!
    Regards from Australia xx

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  98. So excited for your book! You are so talented and I look forward to buying the book. The cover is fabulous:) Let us know when and where - please! xo
    blromney@yahoo.com

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  99. YAYAYAY!!!! Pre-ordered and can NOT wait to see it!! I'm so excited for you :D

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  100. Ayumi! You are such a tease-WHEN????? Can't wait, I just know it is going to be wonderful. BIG congratulations.

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  101. Yay! Congratulations! I'm really, REALLY looking forward to your book! :-)

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  102. Wow, how exciting. Can't wait to get a copy!
    Therese

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  103. Wow, how exciting. Can't wait to get a copy!
    Therese

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  104. I am beyond thrilled for you and for all of us, Ayumi! How amazing is this?!?!?

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  105. Wow! Greatest congratulations!!

    Hugs,
    Tatyana

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  106. Wow. I'm really happy for you and for us all.

    Emanuela

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  107. Congratulations, your book looks wonderful, another one for my wish list!

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  108. Wow hos exciting! Congratulations!,,,,

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  109. How exciting!!! Congrats. I can't wait to get one!

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  110. Woo~Hoo, Ayumi!!! I can't wait. I know it will be fabulous!

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  111. You are so talented! Cannot wait to get my copy!! April 2013.. come soon ;)!!! congratulations to you Ayumi!!

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    1. Thank you so much Kavita! April seems like such a long time to go ;)

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  112. Omedetou!! I am so excited for you and will definitely pre-order! I love when people with such a unique perspective get book deals/good things. :)

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    1. Arigto for saying that Samantha! My book will be full of quirky and strange things just like everything I usually make ;D

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  113. You deserve your own book so much! I'm really excited for you. Congratulations!!!

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  114. I can hardly wait for that book! I love your work.

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  115. Wow...Wow!!! Congratulations!!!!
    I'm very happy for you!!!!
    Lau

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  116. Wow!!! Congratulations. I am so excited and it will be hard for to wait for that book.
    Britt-Inger in Sweden

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  117. Congratulations Ayumi!! Feel so happy for you!
    I can't wait to get a copy of the book too! ^^

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  118. I'm so, so excited for you Ayumi!!! Happy dance! :-) x

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  119. Great news!! Just put the book on my wishlist!

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  120. Oh! Your book release date is my birthday apparently! I think I'll beg someone to buy this book as a birthday gift for me. ;p

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    1. Oh how wonderful!!! So happy you and my book shares a birthday ;)

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  121. Congratulations! how cool is that -- your very own patchwork book!

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  122. Congratulations!! It is lovely news!! Jolana

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  123. yay!!! That would be, "pre-order with one-click" right away. just did it. Can't wait to get mine. SO excited for/proud of YOU. You are a stud. Congratulations, friend. xoxo, Carrie b.

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  124. Congratulations
    Im very happy for you (and for me too)
    Nice Greatings from Berlin

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  125. wow, this is great!!! congratulations! very exciting!!!

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  126. Oh Ayumi, you never cease to amaze us. I dream that one day I'll be able to paper piece like you!
    Can't wait for the book to come out.
    Cheers from Australia.

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    1. What a sweet thing to say! Thank you so much! Paper-piecing is not very hard! I hope you'll give it a try one day!

      xo,
      Ayumi

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    2. I most certainly will. I've only started sewing a year ago and one of the first things I made was one of the fabric baskets from your tutorial. You are such an inspiration! I love quirky and different things and unusual fabrics and you sure have the lot! :)
      Good luck with everything and keep up with the good work!

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    3. So happy to hear you made the basket! Thank you for letting me know ;) Thanks for every kind word ;)

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  127. Hooray, hooray!! Congratulations, Ayumi! This is so well-deserved! I wish you much success with the book, and I don't doubt you will find it!

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  128. Oh wow!!!! I'm so glad you wrote this book! I've added it to my wish list :)

    Well done, Ayumi!!!!!!!

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  129. Congrats Ayumi!--You know we've all been waiting for this! I don't know how many times I've seen/heard someone say that you should write a book. =) So excited for you. =)

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  130. I am so slow with the news - congratulations - have added it to my wish list and I see there might be a SAL.

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  131. soooooo happy for you Ayumi! So well deserved. And I just pre-ordered my copy. Can't wait until April!!

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  132. whooow, hope there is soon a possability for getting this to Austria :-)
    happyhappyhappy

    regards!!

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