My crochet news and Tamagotchi

I thought, it's really about time I made a new post and let my crochet friends know how I've been doing. :P I'm so sorry for being such a bad blogger.

I have been trying to design so hard... And the good news is, I got my first design accepted for publication!!! I'll be sure to let you all know when it's out. :) Honestly, I had lost hope before I heard back from them, but... some things really are worth waiting!
I did some more design submissions, and I'm waiting to know their results.
I really do want to be a professional in this field, and I know some bad news won't change my mind! This is my second time to set a big goal and work for it. I reached my first goal although I had to struggle for it so I know I will be able to reach my second goal as well someday if I keep doing what I have been doing! :)

I haven't had time to crochet using patterns, but Hubby asked me to crochet "All Dressed Up" baby booties again for his co-worker, and I really have to finish making them like... tonight, which I haven't even started! LOL Cross your fingers for me. :)

It's not crochet-related, but I thought maybe I can share my favorite toys because they are so cute! :D

All pink ones are mine, and other two are my son's. Two of them that have little beads are Japanese "Tamagotchi Plus" aka "Entama", and the rest are US Tamagotchi Connections. I've always liked Tamagotchi since their first debut in the market. I just love raising them to see their different stages of their lives! :D My son and I take our Tamagotchi wherever we go, and they are always by our sides. LOL Every time, Tamagotchi call us, we jump and rush to them to see what's wrong. LOL
Now all of our Japanese friends who live near us have Tamagotchi, and every time we meet, we start with doing the connection thingy with each other and always hear Tamagotchi calls from somebody's bags. LOL LOL
I can't wait for next version to be released already! :)


Noriko said...

Chie sa---n, omedetou!!! I can't wait to see your work!!

Siow Chin said...

I'm glad to see you post, Chie! I was just thinking of you yesterday. And congratulations with the design submission. Do let us know more about it when you are ready.

Chie said...

noriko -

Arigatou!!! (*^^*) Taishita mono dewa nainode, hazukashii kurai desuga, konkai no koto wa,
tottemo hagemi ni narimashita. (^^)

siow chin -

Thank you, Siow Chin!!! :)
I'm glad that you didn't forget about me. :D
I'll try to post more often. :)

Ulla said...

Congratulations to you.So happy to hear you have been accepted as a designer.I thhink all your friends all over the world agree-you are very very good in designing.

And so happy to read your blog again,now full of surprises.
Have a nice weekend.
My best regards

Chie said...

Ulla -

Thank you, Ulla! :)
This whole designing experience has been awesome! I've learned so much, and I still have tons to learn, and I just know I'll keep trying. :)

JulieP said...

Congratulations on being published! Good things come to those who wait.

Chie said...

juliep -

Thank you so much! :)
I am so excited about this, and I can't wait to see the piece published! :)

Mimi said...

Yay Chie! I'm happy for you, congratulations! How can you keep it from us for so long, I want to see your design, even just a sneak peek... will you?...I cant wait to know more! Now you're really a professional =)

Kelli said...

Congratulations on the acceptance of your pattern for publication - with your attitude and perseverance, it is only a matter of time before you reach your goals!

Chie said...

mimi -

Hi, Mimi! :) I can't wait to see my work on a model either! :D I guess we all just have to wait. ;D

kelli -

Hi, kelli! I'm glad you visited my blog, and THANK YOU very much for your encouragement! :)

Toni said...

Hey, glad you're still around and congrats on publication!

Pam said...

CONGRATS Chie!!!!! Good for you!! -Pam

Chie said...

toni -

Thank you, toni! :)
I don't post as often as I used to at all, but yes, I'm still around and crocheting like crazy! :D I'll try to post before everyone forgets me. LOL

Pam -

Thank you, Pam!
You are one of talented people who inspired me to design!
I can't wait to see your book. :)

JanetinPortland said...

Hi! I just wanted to say I also love crochet and wish you the best of luck with designing your patterns. Can't wait to see them!

Rebecca said...

yay! how exciting! what fun to have your own work in print :D
can't wait to see it!!

Ulla said...

Have a nice new week
Ulla in the north of Sweden

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