Sunday, 25 April 2010

Stitchers Meet and Mermaid Update

I had a lovely day in Nuneaton yesterday, meeting other stitchers.  It was a long day - I got on my first train at 7.10am, and got back home at 10.45pm - but it was worth it!  It was good to see how different people do their stitching, using hoops, frames and stands (I don't use any!) and lots of different finishes.  We also had a three course meal for £3.50...A great deal!  Thanks to Clare for arranging the Meet, and for allowing me to go.

I bought a couple of charts whilst there:

The India Designs charts are gorgeous - their designer, Vicki, was at the Meet with some finished designs, and they were lovely!

We also had the opportunity to buy a kit that Clare had created especially for the Meet:

There was also an entry draw, which I won!  This was my prize:
Thank you!

My only stitching on my Mermaid this week was at the Meet yesterday...I decided to take her with me, as I didn't think I would be able to concentrate on my HAED, and wanted to spend a decent amount of time on the Mermaid in one sitting.

Hope you all have a good week!


Bekca said...

Congratulations on winning the draw! I can't not use a hoop when I'm stitching now, I guess I've just got so used to using one. I'm glad you had a great day, mermaid is looking fantastic :)

Dani - tkdchick said...

That sounds like a fantastic day I love every opportunity I get to meet up with other stitchers!

You got lots of great stash!

Your Mermaid is looking great!

Tina said...

Lovely meeting you yesterday Lynn and lookforward to our meet-up again in October


Carol said...

What a fun day you must have had with all of your fellow stitchers, Lynn. It's always so interesting to see others' projects and see how they stitch (I, like you, usually stitch in-hand, too).

Your mermaid is coming along swimmingly!

Ranae said...

It sounds like a fun day. You are so lucky to a stitcher's meet.
he mermaid is looking good.

Karan said...

Well done on the win & nice new stash acquisition's too. Glad you enjoyed the day. Nice progress on the mermaid. :0)