Sunday, February 28, 2016

Bloggers meet up

Yesterday we had our bloggers meet up at Patch'nQuilt in Gisborne...much fun and laughter was had, I am sure the other customers in the shop were well entertained by us, even though we were in the back room
here are some of the lovely ladies who were sewing, we had a larger group but some were getting coffee and others shopping. ..there are lots of wonderful tempting things in Mary's shop, our swap challenge for the day was something bird..

this is the wall hanging I made and it went home with Kim,

Jo with her sewing kit

Elyte with her lovely bag
Anne with a beautiful bag made by Lyn

plus a sparkly bird and a pattern

Christine with her beautiful bag made by Elyte

Lyn with her reversible bag made by good is that!!

Shez with her fantastic hanging and the most modern in head wear....great bird fabric!!!

Barb with her sewing caddy owl and bag in a bag

Marg with a beautiful pincushion little bird  and fabric..
These swaps are wonderful as everyone has different ideas....the gifts are always something different.
the table of swaps.
just to show there was some stitching done on the day, Annie, Christine and Lyn

Elyte and Anne (aka Robyn)...Shez got a little confused for a while there. .lol..

Oooo...Hello Shez!!!!
Lol !!! 
We had a wonderful day and I am so very lucky to know this amazing group and to be able to have stitching time with them, we are always laughing and chatting and having a great time and I can never look at a packet of Tim Tams the same way again ladies!!!! 
Happy sewing.


Kim said...

What a fun day and I just love my wall hanging just deciding where to hang it.

Anonymous said...

lol what a fun day and a fun post,yes i am the same with the tim tams,lol so funny,thankyou my friend for a fantastic few days,i am looking forward to our next adventure.xx

Jo said...

Oh the Tim Tams.... Is that the name of you beach boy.... Haha.
Good to see us doing some work. It was so much fun...

Willsquiltnsew said...

We did have a great day, I always look forward to our get togethers. Loved all the swaps. Thank you Anne for my pretty swap!

O'faigh said...

Hi Sue, great day of fun by all...Regards, Ofaigh

Elyte said...

Your post brings back memories of all the funny little conversations that flew around the table.
So much laughter!
I do hope that Mary lets us come back.

marina said...

always love seeing the incriminating photos of the get together days!

Helen said...

Looks like another fun filled day with great friends. !!

Fiona said...

what fun.. it's great seeing familiar names/faces and what wonderful goodies you all make. I just love that wallhanging you did...

Deb said...

What a fabulous day. I do love your wall hanging.

Ondrea said...

Such an awesome lot of projects. Love the theme. Good to see such a happy talented bunch of ladies.

Chookyblue...... said...

A great day out for you girls.... Lovely swaps....

Pamela said...

What fun! I wish I could join you all!