Saturday, May 16, 2009

A Day at the Fair

On Friday, TJ & I shared a lovely day of crafty inspiration at the Perth leg of the Craft & Quilt fair. We Ooo’d & Ahh’d at all the fabulous creations, patterns & yummy fabric. We even met up with some bloggy friends too – the gorgeous Suzitee & her DD Lydia. Check out Susan’s funky Birkenstocks!

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I was on the lookout for Kellie's Garden Party Quilt & found it at the ‘A Quilting Passion’ stand. It is ever so lovely, Kellie’s Free Motion Quilting is incredible!

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I also made a beeline for the Amitie stand & had a lovely chat with the ladies. I bought some fabric & the ‘Bags It’ pattern (which includes the Not Another Green Bag & Nan's Knitting Bag) by Red Mumma - I got her to sign it too :)

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I also wanted to make special mention of the wonderful ladies at Anne Gadsby Designs, they happily replaced a friends pattern (Chocolate & Roses) that she had paid for & left behind on the Wednesday. Crafty people are just so lovely! My other purchases included some Garden Party Fat 1/4’s from Hot Possum, Oh so Yummy. 

I am off to High Tea at Leaf Tea Merchants again tomorrow with TJ & her girlfriends. TJ, Kev, Kaleb & Talia fly out to the UK this coming Thursday - for an adventurous year abroad. TJ - I love you & will miss you heaps sweetie, make sure you start your own crafty blog so we can see the bags & quilts you create! 

The Sewing Sisters are away in Port Arlington for another Sewing Weekend, they are both making amazing progress – can’t wait to see the finished products. 2&1/2 weeks to go…

With Love



A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Looks like you had an awesome time at the Fair! It is a shame it only comes around once a year:)

suzitee said...

How did I know you would show my Birkenstocks? Hee hee...I know where you can find some ;) It was so lovely to meet you and TJ, and I'm sure you will enjoy High Tea together...hope she starts her own blog too.A year will pass by quickly.
No Babushka stamps for me, but I DID stop by at Amitie for some fabric...such bright happy colours. Can't wait to see all your new creations with your gorgeous fabric purchases...happy stitching xxx

Lulabell said...

Looks like you had fun, its always a good excuse to buy more fabric!

Kerryanne English said...

Looks like a very successful day shopping at the fair Janelle. Enjoy playing with your new materials.
Hugs ~ Kerryanne

Traceylea said...

I had a wonderful time at the Craft Show with you my dear, hopefully i will be back in time for next years one lol.
Glad the photo's i took came out good. Thanks again for being the gorgeous you. xx

Anonymous said...

Looks like you had fun, and those Birks are pretty cute! :)