Sewjourn Stitching – part 1

I have sooooo much to tell you!! I’ve been away for the weekend to the temper-mollifying, stress-assuaging, ever-so-relaxing Sewjourn. It’s taken me hours to sort through the photos, make collages, and this could be a post of many parts. Are you ready??!! Deep breath!

We traipsed up the highway, stopping first at Mary’s exciting new location; so much bigger, so much brighter, large classroom, easy parking……what’s not to love??!!

20140218-142626.jpglots and lots of fabulous goodies, captivating new fabrics, and, of course, Mary’s effervescent company!!

20140218-143021.jpgThis wonderfully astute business woman carries my templates!

20140218-143108.jpgand had a great new quilt from the “Airplanes” set

20140218-143149.jpgThe perfect boy’s quilt!

Several hours later, we walked through various arcades (all looking very interesting) to my favourite cafe, So Latte, for lunch

20140218-143329.jpga little browse in a shop next door, where some serious shoe and bag purchases were made (forgot a photo!!), then on the road again, final destination Sewjourn. (Shoes and bag not purchased by me, or GJ…….for a change!!)

We had been a little concerned that the weekend might have to be cancelled as bush fires were a bit too close the previous weekend. But all was ok, even if the air was heavily tainted with residual smoke

20140218-143616.jpg(you can see just how dry it is up there)

It was lovely to be able to show off this venue to my fellow Sewjourners ( I was the only one who had previously been there ), and then it was time for a cuppa and the obligatory show and tell of our purchases!!

20140218-143828.jpgso many gorgeous acquisitions!!

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Back with more tomorrow!

Meredithe x

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9 Responses to Sewjourn Stitching – part 1

  1. Annie Andrews says:

    Sounds wonderful Meredithe, but where is it and where is Mary’s?
    Annie

  2. audrey says:

    Love those fabrics! Drool….:)

  3. Fabulous ….. roll on October!!

  4. bermudagirl says:

    Such gorgeous fabrics, looks like you had a great time. Thanks for sharing your Sewjourn experience. Love those rooster prints, what are they?? My mother would die for them.

  5. Doreen says:

    Thanks for taking us along!!! Mary’s shop is super darling and I love the way the shops today are blending the trends of quilting and garment making. We’ve come a long way!!!!! Hugs……………

  6. This is only “part” of the adventure? Can’t wait to see. Wonderful fabrics!

  7. thimbleanna says:

    Oooh Yum — looks like some wonderful shopping. That little shop looks wonderful!

  8. Kyle says:

    I love the concept of a sewjourn. I might have to get some of my Quilty Buddies to come up with a Colorado version.

  9. Helen F says:

    Nice to see Mary has my fabric in stock – I need some more!!! Which lot was yours???

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