Quilt show

On Friday Helen and I ventured into town by train to go to the Melbourne Craft and Quilt Fair.  It was an amazingly mild July day in Melbourne town; except for the trees you wouldn’t think it was a Winter’s day.Our first stop was the quilts as our Kaye had two in the Show.  We love this one and it’s name – all Kaye’s own design and Kaye’s interpretation of the “Civil War Bride” quiltand I was especially delighted to see that Frances (from class) won a prize with her “Aunts’ Quilt”!  (I got distracted and forgot to take a pic of the prize details – apologies)It was then onto the stalls and a peruse and maybe a purchase or two.  But the Best Bit for us was meeting so many friends from near and far and having such lovely chats and catch ups, some not seen for a long time.

On the way back to the station we noticed an outdoor exhibition of Melbourne in framesSuch interesting works and perspectives of the city and how the frames were used to showcase the photos or be of interest in themselves – and love the wallpapers!

We did have some retail therapy……. More fun to be had!

Meredithe x

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7 Responses to Quilt show

  1. IRENE BLANCK says:

    It was lovely catching up with you and the delightfun (a new word i made up) Miss Helen!!!! I see there’s lots of crochet in your future…..

  2. Linda Tiernan says:

    You sure had a good day out! And congrats to Frances, what a buzz for her to win a prize.

  3. Chillibaby says:

    Go Frances! Well done! 👏 👏 Looks like you had a great day ,

  4. What a great day you had – and even more fun ahead!

  5. Annie Gunn says:

    Nice day out ladies. Love that Civil War Quilt – could be tempted, but after Aunty Greens Garden, maybe not!

  6. Helen F says:

    M it was the BEST!! weather perfect and catching up with great friends!!!

  7. frayedattheedge says:

    Love Irene’s description of our Helen!! Fabulous quilts, and some excellent shopping. Love the frames exhibition – what a clever idea.

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