Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Stitching with Friends

Or should that be chatting and laughing as there's always plenty of that too, and internet technical help, and online shopping for qsnaps, whenever I get together with my lovely stitching friends :)

We spent the past Saturday afternoon catching up with one another as we'd missed July's stitching date for various reasons.

I decided to start my Mum's 2015 Christmas ornament.

Here's dear Kath and Clare, please excuse the no wallpaper look behind them!

Kath is stitching a Travelling Pattern, passed onto her by Clare, which has been around the world and has been stitched over 40 times I think.

Clare was very patiently sewing on the ribbon and beads to her Shepherd's Bush Fold pincushion, just so sweet.

Lovely Janet was making great progress on her stitchery by Leanne's House

She finished this piece and was very happy as its been a work - in - progress!

My little friend Miss Poppy was our honorary member for the afternoon, spending her time smooching between Kath and Clare!

Already looking forward to our September get together and I think we might be planning a little road trip to check out some fabric shops, can't wait!


Brigitte said...

So many great projects to see at the get-together. You certainly had a lot od fun.

Daffycat said...

So much fun! Goodness, I started that Traveling Pattern soooo long's good to know it's still out there!

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Beautiful works 😄

Vonna, The Twisted Stitcher said...

Oh, I am so thrilled to read about the good stitching time had among friends gathered together sharing their love of their hobby! WHAT good fun is that?! And beautiful projects to boot!
Thank you for sharing this with us!

Dani - tkdchick said...

Stitching days with friends are just the BEST!!!! It looks like everyone had a great time and all working on wonderful projects!

Elizabeth said...

Ditto to what Dani has said. I spent most of yesterday at a stitching group. Love all the projects you girls are working on. Love to see the progress of Kath's project, loving it already.

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

What a lovely get together. I have stitched that Travelling Pattern, right back at the beginning of its journey.
Love the Shepherds Bush pillow too.

Wendy said...

I am always a little envious of you having stitching friends, it must be so lovely!! All the projects are gorgeous.

StitchinByTheLake said...

I love the Little House pattern - and I know your mother will too! blessings, marlene

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