Saturday, November 26, 2011

It’s not all about Fabric all of the time……

Breakfast Outing 26 Nov 2011 (2)

The day began with an early morning breakfast date in West End

Breakfast Outing 26 Nov 2011 (1) Then this afternoon I did a little beading, adding some loops to some trinkets I bought at the last craft show. They’re ready for necklaces now.

Monday, November 14, 2011

SCQuilters Brisbane Xmas Do

Saturday was the last time for 2011 that we met for our monthly get-togethers.

There was food, fun and photos and as usual, quite a few laughs plus a gift swap.

DSC03288 Judging for the best Xmas outfit by Karen from The Quilters Store (thank you for the prizes to!)  with most going to some last minute effort, complete with someone borrowing the Xmas Tree Skirt to wear!

DSC03290 A lovely fabric tree by Julie who brought along many Xmas items she has made over the years – I didn’t photograph them – doh!

DSC03291 The gift I received in the Xmas swap – thank you secret santa! Such a lot of effort to to make this lovely sewing caddy and the beautiful Rose Box it came with was a lovely bonus.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Wonderful Retreat Weekend

A detour to Gatton’s Christmas in the Country Show on the way to retreat where there was a shopping frenzy going on!

DSC03262 The pic is out of focus a little because I was in a rush to get back down amongst it LOL!

Then to Retreat where the fun was about to really begin…

DSC03269The View

 DSC03270My friend Julie is always on hand to help with collecting a prop!

DSC03265 Some of the 26 women at work.

DSC03267Our sleeping quarters.

DSC03281 Some of the items I made on the weekend.

DSC03282 Then before I knew it, it was Sunday afternoon and time to pack up and take the road to home with the retreat location hidden up in the hills…..

Craft Show Brisbane October 2011

A wonderful show with many great ideas and SO much inspiration with all the demonstrations etc.

This is the booty I that came home with me, which my daughter helped me collect, including the Sew Ezi sewing table that I’ve had my eye on for some time.

Craft Show Oct 2011