To be honest, I didn't know where to start. How to properly articulate something that blossomed way beyond my expectations?
So I began with the obvious. The downloading of squillions of photographs. A small minority of which you see here.
The Anzac [long!] weekend at Sewjourn included a tap lesson, fabulous massage, heavenly food, a raucous game of Pictionary, some quiet moments and lots of hilarity.
Oh and we made a few things too. I was pleased to complete two pairs of trousers, and then, mulling over whether to next make a bag (nah ...) or a green wool jacket (naaaah ...), I decided to jump in on a project I've been tippytoeing around in my head.
My first quilt!
Made out of (real quilters, look away now) vintage cotton sheets from the op shop, and backed with another vintage flannelette sheet also from the op shop. Cheap! Slightly wonky! Cosy!
Resident master quilter Jan helped with placement of the
The next morning I sewed the top together, ta da!
By the end of the day OMG it was done and we
And now I am totally reading quilting blogs and planning my next quilt. Quilting! Quilting is fun. Who knew?
There was also photography, writing, embroidery, knitting, dressmaking, felting and more quilting than you could poke a stick at, all by the best bunch of interesting, thoughtful, creative, brilliant, fun women you could ever find. Wow. Thank you all, friends.
More photos here.