Friday, 24 February 2017


Well last week was fantastic!! Had a ball! From set up day right until the end.

Maggie Grey and Fiona Edwards
We were so busy the  whole time we didn't take too many photos.  This was just before the doors opened on the first day. 
Maggie and I were demonstrating at each end of the booth and Fiona was busy in the middle with subscriptions and book sales.  

I had some lovely visitors and comments and my friend Jan Daly, who is local to Exeter, popped by with much needed refreshments!! I also had one of those surreal moments when a face appeared in front of me and I knew I knew it but it wasn't supposed to be there.  The very lovely Shirley from Stitcherydo also came down to say hello. After being blogging friends for must be at least 6 or so years, we finally met face to face!

All back home and unpacked now.  It took a couple of days to get over the withdrawal.  I was honestly fed up with the sound of my voice by the end of it all but miss being surrounded by so many creative people of all levels and disciplines.  Food for the soul.

I did have a massive lightbulb moment 2am Saturday morning.  Caroline and Karren had asked if I wanted to put a piece in the window for our CAKE show next month.  After watching DMTV recently and Linda's porthole technique I realised I could use that with a slight twist and some glorious hand dyed fabrics from Farne who had a stall just around the corner from us, I could make a piece for the awkward position of the window.  

It's virtually made itself so far.  Just a few more seams to hand stitch and then some added stitch to the surface.  Should keep me quiet for a while!

Have a great weekend. 


  1. The show looked great fun, I imagine you were spinning at the end! I'll get lots of supplies in for next weeks show but I will have my trusty DH with me ;) Love the colors you're using in the cake hanging but also your Angelicum piece - good to know someone else who woks in both brights & muted tones, apparently we're rare!

  2. I love, love your window piece. it's very effective. Makes me wish I'd continued my subscription to Design Matters. Glad the Show was a success, you've earned a bit of a rest!

  3. Glad the show went well! The window piece is looking fab!

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    1. I'm not actually sure it can be classed as a Quilt as it's only two layers. It will just have to be a hanging.

  5. It was my pleasure to meet you too and your face was a picture. I popped by several times and you were indeed busy. I look forward to meeting again and having that cup of tea and a longer chat.

    Keep up the good work.x


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