3.04.2011

Independence

It's taken me all week to put it into words... but HUGE change is taking place in my life as I write.

I've worked at Schaefer Yarn as their design director for the last 5 years, and we've decided it's time for me to move on.  I've been considering
this leap for quite some time and have been waiting for just the right moment.  Thankfully I am not severing my ties with Schaefer, merely moving on to a new phase in my design career.   Change is good, right?

This means I get to start designing with other yarns as well, which might be the most overwhelming part of this decision... where to start?  The possibilities are endless, and damn, there are some nice yarns out there!!  I might already have some of this, some of this, and some of this on it's way : )!  I'll also be looking into new opportunities, like clubs, Mystery KAL's and maybe even a book?

And because I am incapable of doing a post without a pic, here's a sneak peak of my new design, Cayden, which will be released next week!
I look forward to taking you along on this next phase of my journey... I PROMISE it won't be boring!

21 comments:

  1. I'm so proud of you, and so excited for you! PLUS, you look so amazing in all these new photos! I'm just so glad to know you!

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  2. Congrats! I'm sure it will be an amazing journey.

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  3. Congratulations Laura! I can't wait to see what amazing things you do!

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  4. Oh, I can't wait! And that picture is BEAUTIFUL!

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  5. You are brave, wise and just soooo good!

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  6. Congrats!! I'm looking forward to seeing all of your new work.

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  7. Congratulations! and that new design looks lovely :)

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  8. Sounds like quite the adventure ahead! Looking forward to the new design.

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  9. i love every little thing about this post! the new design, new adventure, the image, location, oh my those boots and of course you and your unstoppable spunk and how you inspire me!

    so excited for you...can't wait to see all that you have to share. change is good...xoxo

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  10. so proud of you! xo and Lizzy's right - you look amazing and happy in all of your new photos

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  11. I LOVE your pic. Will miss you!!

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  12. Congratulations to you on this exciting new path!

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  13. Congratulations on making the leap- I'm looking forward to all that you do next!

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  14. You're so awesome! Can't wait to see your new designs! Congrats- does this mean you've decided what you want to be when you grow up?! :) best to you on your new found independence!

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  15. Congratulations on this big step. You'll be awesome no matter what you do and where you go!

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  16. Congratulations, Laura!! I know you will be fine.. what a courageous step! All success to you!

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  17. Thanks Everyone! Your support brings tears to my eyes, I really truly appreciate it!

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  18. Congratulations, good luck, and enjoy the ride!

    Also, I love that photo, even if it's just a giant tease!

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