Weekend Stitching

Saturday was a lovely stitching day at Heather’s home; we enjoyed delicious afternoon tea with special William Morris plates, all set out on a beautiful cloth….

20140526-143544.jpgHeather showed us some of the contents housed in this special drawer

20140526-143815.jpgdrool, drool, drool…..!!

20140526-144034.jpgThis was something none of us had seen before

20140526-144153.jpgMiss Kaye showed us this quilt

20140526-144227.jpgwhich turned out to be the backing of this quilt!

20140526-144309.jpgand Helen modelled Heather’s vintage coat…..

20140526-144406.jpgMore drooling all ’round!! (Not the best photo, sorry – couldn’t get the lighting right. It’s actually a beautiful, rich forest green)

Sunday was Wooly Bits Day at Millrose. Lots of woolly bits being stitched!

20140526-144727.jpgyummy lunches

20140526-144803.jpga very sweet tin (tin envy, tin envy!!!)

20140526-144839.jpgand decisions to be made for GJ

20140526-144908.jpgHmmm, which one did she choose?? You’ll have to wait and see!!

Meredithe x

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6 Responses to Weekend Stitching

  1. trkingmomoe says:

    I love the old linens. I have a few of my own from that era. Thanks for sharing your pictures.

  2. rachaeldaisy says:

    I’ve loved everything in this post!!! Lovely linens, that coat is gorgeous, such beautiful edges and pocket!! I wish I could attend your woolly bits days.

  3. I’m on gorgeousness overload! Beautiful old linens, wonderful food, excellent sewing, serious tin envy ……. but the best thing is the coat!! It is fabulous – the pockets are so elegant, and I love the collar.
    Oh – and I have to mention the Wooly Bits – you know that I love them!

  4. treadlemusic says:

    That ‘clamshell’ quilt is awesome!!! Of course, the linen drawer was amazing!!!!!

  5. Hilda says:

    What a lot of treats in this post Meredithe! Beautiful vintage linens and such an unusual butterfly set. Always nice to be able to be able to use these old beauties amongst appreciative guests 🙂

  6. Tina says:

    I love all the old linens … beautiful !

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