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Rhonda’s Creative Life Is Sharing Blog Love….

Blog Love

Blog Love

Returning A Favor

It is a little early for Valentine’s Day, but I am feeling the love from Rhonda.  Blog love, that is.  I was grateful to find my blog featured on Rhonda’s Creative Life Wednesday Showcase!   Rhonda wrote a thoughtful post summarizing my love for sewing, making jewelry and offering tutorials.  It is only fair to share the love and share Rhonda’s website with my viewers.  Talk about making my day!!   I was giddy with delight to see the referrals from Rhonda in my site stats because, like compliments people give you, she didn’t have to do it.  She didn’t just link to my site but wrote a nice re-cap with great collage photos to help introduce me to her readers.

Rhonda Buss

Rhonda Buss flying planes and saving dogs

Check Out Her Blog

I have to be honest….I didn’t know about Rhonda until this happened but I’m glad now!  (I’m still discovering established sewing bloggers every day).   If you have not read about Rhonda, what I can tell you is that she has been blogging since 2009, loves to fly planes and writes for Sew News Magazine.  She offers free patterns  and regularly shares the love by featuring other blogger’s posts on topics she thinks will be educational, informative or just plain fun!

Every Wednesday (Wednesday Showcase) Rhonda features a blogger that has caught her eye.   Rhonda’s posts range from collaborative sewing projects, Sunday Night Reflections, Sew Alongs or a link to take you to a site offering fashion thoughts like Londa’s Creative Sewing.  There is her Wednesday Showcase Hall of Fame on the right column on her home page to see.  Time can fly by just perusing the information on her sight.  How about some free printables to start off the year??  Those are just a few quick enticements.  Yep, this site is worth your time.

My Thoughts

The sewing community shares generously, is endlessly creative, and courageous.  I read about women tackling sewing challenges constantly by spending time and money and projects that have unknown outcomes.   Women of all ages open themselves up to possible sewing ‘fails’ by sharing how the fabric, pattern or execution may have come up short.  And who doesn’t love to read about a sewing success story?!  The constant pursuit to sharpen the sewing, fitting and technical skills takes determination, perseverance and creativity.  I am so grateful to be a part of this community and to learn from these fellow sewists!

 

Do you have some blog love to share?  Have you found a blog that inspired you to get creative, motivated, or be encouraged?  I’d love to hear.

-Dana

4 Comments

  1. karen

    I agree. Rhonda’s blog is wonderful. There are more interesting and talented people on sewing blogs than you would ever credit. And, by and large, they are NICE, which I think is, as important as content. Encouraging people to try new things to sew/knit/crochet/quilt and give tutorials for same is extraordinary. Wonderful community.

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    • Dana

      Hi Karen,
      I will be following Rhonda on a more regular basis from now on. You are right about the overall tone of ‘nice’ being as important as content. Tutorials are very labor intensive so the commitment to share what we know with others, making it clear with text and pictures via the computer, is wonderful. The hand-holding that a tutorial provides is the best way we can help each other learn new things when we can’t be there in person to help/advise/encourage. I will take your words to heart and have them help nudge me. I am planning to add some tutorials on basic bead stringing, jewelry making and sewing tutorials as my 2017 goal. Thank you for taking the time to comment because you are NICE to share your encouraging words with me.

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  2. Rhonda Buss

    Hi Dana,
    Thanks so much 🙂 So very nice of you to write the post.
    I am a little confused as I found your blog on my Bloglovin blog roll as a follower of my blog. Oh well, regardless of how I found you, I’m glad that I did 🙂

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    • Dana

      Hi Rhonda,
      I am grateful to you for sending so much traffic to my sight. Bloglovin is a great way to find new blogs. I just wanted you to know I appreciated the extra effort you put forth.

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