Tuesday 11 March 2014

Let's Get Stitched - Melbourne 2014

Last weekend, Sam Old Green Pastures  & I travelled to Melbourne to meet up with a group of ladies from every state plus New Zealand, for Let's Get Stitched. They have been meeting for 4 years now in various cities for a fun weekend of shopping, games, talking, laughing & of course stitching.

We had made a Mug Rug for all the ladies to sign, and also had to create a name badge for one of the ladies for a mystery badge swap on the first night. Our Friday night games night also included a charm pack swap game. This photo shows the mug rug I made, name badge Sandra made for me & the charm pack I won on the Friday night.
After drinks & meeting the girls on the Thursday night, we headed out on a bus trip on the Friday. The day included a visit to several patchwork shops (boy can we shop fast).

For our lunch break, we travelled up the mountain to Sassafras.
I managed to pick up some new panel fabric for my baby blocks as well as some other goodies.
Saturday was a free day so we used to time to rest & recharge having a quiet day of snoozing, knitting & snacking in our room.
Sunday was stitching day, such a fun day. The room was set up with goodie bags, a shop corner as well as kits & designs from the 7 designers (the Let's Get Stitched team of Vicki Tucek, Dawn Hay, Fiona Ramsey & Joy Coey along with Jennifer Reynolds, Marilyn Duncan & Vikki Collumbine). Rosalie Quinlan was also our mystery guest for the day.
The team had gone to a lot of trouble to give us a great day.
 Our goodie bags look great, here's what we found inside.
 Sam & I had so much fun stitching, chatting & laughing.

I have already finished my friendship stitchery by Rosalie Quinlan.
Next year the girls will be back but this time in Brisbane, first weekend in March.


  1. a great post Robyn... And of course your lovely stitchery... Take care x

    1. Thanks Sharon, my very first comment!! Thanks lovely lady.

  2. great to meet you Robyn, we must keep in touch. Gail XX

  3. The weekend was great but as you said in the last post, the connections made are the real gold & I was really glad to meet you Robyn & Sam. xx

    1. Thanks Tracee, love meeting fellow crafters.