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mwedzi
10-20-2007, 02:17 PM
But I think you'll only be able to see me if you are in Chicago. It's this Monday on ABC-7 news. They're interviewing Iris Schreier for her new book Lacy Little Knits
http://www.knitpicks.com/Lacy%20Little%20Knits_BD30951.html
And there will be 3 models modeling her clothes. The interview will be live and is scheduled for 11:45 am but they said it could be moved around to any time in the 11-12 hour. The whole thing is only supposed to last 3.5-4 minutes, so I'm sure I'll only be on for like 5 seconds. Don't know what I'll be wearing yet, either. But it's still cool and I'll still get to see the pretty clothes in person and wear them and meet the author.

So if you live in the Chicago area, look out for me!

lauraknits
10-20-2007, 02:34 PM
That's so cool!! Wish I could see it!

Pink Dandelion
10-20-2007, 04:15 PM
Too cool! I wish I could see it too - but alas, I'm not in Chicago. (actually, I'm glad I'm not in Chicago ;), but I am sorry I can't see it)

I hope you have fun! Let us know how it goes!

G J
10-20-2007, 04:26 PM
If they show any of it on their website, send us a link! I'd love to see the segment!

jeanius80
10-20-2007, 05:56 PM
that is very cool! Yay you!

Debkcs
10-20-2007, 06:37 PM
That's so cool, have fun!

Do you model for a living?

Jan in CA
10-20-2007, 06:53 PM
:thumbsup:

Ingrid
10-20-2007, 07:05 PM
You're going to knock their socks off!!:happydance:

ah
10-20-2007, 08:00 PM
That is cool. I hope you have fun.

HollyP
10-20-2007, 10:34 PM
Have fun!! Be sure to post a link so we can see it!

dustinac
10-21-2007, 09:38 AM
:woot:that is great!! Have fun :woot:

suecq
10-21-2007, 09:40 AM
Today CHicago, tomorrow the world!

Knitting_Guy
10-21-2007, 10:01 AM
Cool! Stardom here you come! :thumbsup:

mwedzi
10-21-2007, 10:25 AM
Thanks, you guys. I'm not sure if even I'll be able to see it. Have to pull my VCR out of storage and see if it still works and if I can record it.

That's so cool, have fun!

Do you model for a living?

:teehee: Thank you, but no. I'm a bit too soft all around and about 1/2 foot too short. But then again I guess people are expanding their ideas of "model".

Plantgoddess+
10-21-2007, 10:28 AM
What a great opportunity and experience.
Our local TV channels have web sites with news video. Maybe you could ask if it's going to be posted on their website and give us the link.

cando
10-21-2007, 11:15 AM
Hey that's so awesome! That book has some cute patterns. Hope we'll be able to see you online someplace. Have a good time!

giedre11
10-21-2007, 11:25 AM
Oh how exciting! I'd love to be able to see that! I was born and raised in Chicago, but haven't lived there for many years. Heck even if Iwas still there, I'd probably be working right at that time, but I'm sure we'll be able to at least catch clips of it on the internet, yay!

Quiltlady
10-21-2007, 09:01 PM
That's wonderful. I wish I could see it too. I wish I was "little" so I could wear those "little knits".:aww:

kemp
10-22-2007, 03:24 PM
Very cool! How did it go? What did you get to wear?

msboni83
10-22-2007, 05:09 PM
I just went to the news channels webpage, and they have a video player right on the main page. http://abclocal.go.com/wls/front It was the first video in the player, called Lacy Little Knits.

MrsDavis3
10-22-2007, 05:13 PM
Yesterday I went to IRis S.'s workshop at Knitch in Atlanta.
She showed a few knitted samples of the items from the book, which was included in the cost of the workshop. She also showed us a new yarn which has small beads and small sequins which was really pretty; she modeled a top which used the beaded/sequined yarn all around the neckline. It was really pretty.

Aliann
10-22-2007, 05:14 PM
yeah i did too, the outfit she modeled was very nice i want the pattern

merryknitter
10-22-2007, 05:21 PM
Hi Nikki,
Beautiful outfit and beautiful you...what a cool opportunity for you...what are you going to be knitting out of her book? Did you get an autographed copy?

Karrying Kolor
10-22-2007, 08:07 PM
Nikki...

You ROCKED that outfit girlfriend...And the knitting wasn't bad either!!!:yay:

mwedzi
10-22-2007, 09:00 PM
Thank you! I'm so giddy. I was nervous. It seems I blink a lot when I'm nervous. But isn't the skirt gorgeous?! See, it's what I always say, don't hate on the booty! Everything is made with expensive stuff. Maybe I can get the yarn for something for xmas. It was really fun, though. :woot:

Ingrid
10-22-2007, 10:07 PM
You looked mahvelous, dahling! Baby's got back!:teehee:

MaleKnitter
10-22-2007, 10:14 PM
oh that sounds like a lot of fun

I can't think of anything else to say, but I am happy for you. :hug:

Skater
10-22-2007, 10:14 PM
Nikki, you're a natural. You looked great on the show!
:cheering::yay:

Mariblue
10-23-2007, 01:15 AM
What a fun experience for you! You looked great!

sarahlilly
10-23-2007, 02:27 AM
That is so wonderful. I hope you had a lot of fun modeling. Too bad I'm not in Chicago so I have to miss it but if you do have a link for the rest of us, please do post it. :cool:

sig
10-23-2007, 04:18 AM
Guapa! you looked great!!! :thumbsup:

mwedzi
10-23-2007, 11:25 AM
That is so wonderful. I hope you had a lot of fun modeling. Too bad I'm not in Chicago so I have to miss it but if you do have a link for the rest of us, please do post it. :cool:

It's here. If you want to see it you have to hurry cuz it's disappearing fast. Find the video called "Lacy Little Knits". I'm the last model.
http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=local&id=4822485

iza
10-23-2007, 01:54 PM
Wow Nikki you look so totally hot in that skirt! :eyebrow:

Yay for you! :cheering:

DQ
10-23-2007, 04:18 PM
Wow!! You look FABBY Nikki! :yay:

laikabear
10-24-2007, 03:29 AM
Wow you were smokin' in that skirt!!! :muah:

sarahlilly
10-24-2007, 04:30 AM
:cheering:You go, girl!! You looked absolutely fabulous. I love the skirt you modeled. :yay:

kemp
10-24-2007, 10:05 AM
OH my gosh! You were smokin'!!! That skirt is fabulous on you...maybe that needs to go on your to do list :)

dustinac
10-24-2007, 10:51 AM
:happydance:Great job!!!

bajanKnit
10-24-2007, 01:01 PM
Wow Niki you looked fabulous. (look out Tyra ) You definetly need to knit yourself that skirt.:cheering: :cheering:

VictoiseC
10-24-2007, 04:09 PM
That's so neat Mwedzi! congrats! I couldn't find it on the webpage.... not in the videos lined up.

bajanKnit
10-24-2007, 04:12 PM
Try this link http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=websites&id=5720006

astonh
10-24-2007, 04:20 PM
You were great! If I could pull off wearing that like you did, I would LOVE that for myself! WTG!!!!

Phretys
10-24-2007, 05:32 PM
Wow, it must have been such a fun experience! I figured you'd be a natural since reading about your finished Coachella last summer. :yay:

Debi

Shandeh
10-25-2007, 07:55 PM
Congratulations! You did a wonderful job, and just looked beautiful!
They almost didn't let you come on stage. If they hadn't, I would have been all, "Hey now....it's MY turn to model!!" :teehee:

kristinw
10-25-2007, 08:30 PM
:cheering::cheering: You looked great! You didn't look nervous at all. I must say though, those 2 reporters were absolutely clueless about knitting :teehee:

cookworm
10-26-2007, 09:53 PM
Nikki, you looked GREAT!!!! Yay, you!!! :cheering: What a great opportunity! That skirt and sweater are just so pretty!! :inlove: