Wednesday, 20 June 2012

sOcIaLiSiNg & EaTiNg.........

The reason I went back this year to the quilt show is because friends in an online group Friends in Stitching were meeting up............we had about 2/3rds of the group together over the extended weekend.........we joined together for breaky and dinner and sometimes inbetween too............it was great to see each other lots..........
Dinner Thursday night was the goal to meet to start with...........
just a gorgeous bunch of girls.........
Teresa, Jenny, Me, Helen, Dawnie, Vix, Peg, Kerry, De, Sarah, Christine
Yvonne and me........
Peg, Dale, Suzie, Kayly
the blog group again with one more in the pic..........
Dinner Friday night was great........Olivo Harbourside was beautiful..............
Thanks Anita for booking us is.........not sure home many times we added people..........
the bigger the better........

this little table had to leave early to go to a show...........
so many happy faces.........

Saturday.........
starting with breakfast.........
Maree, Peg, Jenny, Teresa, Helen, Lynda, Dale, Joy, Sarah, De
This guy gave us a great bargain breaky every morning............

back Rhonda (no blog), Pam, Peg, Cheryl, Dale
Leanne, me Lynda, Sue
Saturday night dinner.............
love this pic with the cameras.............lol.........
Bloggers I caught up with in Sydney so the others girls can find them..............
Peg Happy in Quilting,    Dale Day Day's Blog,     Kerry Swains Cottage,     De Re-De-Zine,     Christine Aunties Quaint Quilts,     Sarah Prim Treasures,     Vix Crystal Ball,     Teresa All Things Vintage,     Helen Helbel's World of Craft,     Jenny Jen's Stitching,     Lynda In Wonderland,     Dawnie Itching for Stitchin,     Suzie Sew Suzie Sew,     Sue Quilting in Stitches,     Patricia Too Many Eggs,     Kayly Bliss in the Burbs,     Pam Pam's Little Place,     Dzintra Queen of the Arm Chair,     Sylvia Time To Stitch,     Fiona Peaceful Threads,     SandyN Sandy's Patchwork Angel ,     Anita Rileys Rambles,     Susan Thimble Stitch,     Deb Frog Cottage Designs,     Kate Show and Tell,     Maree On My Verendah,     Joy Joy's Patch,     Sue Sue's Place in the Sun,     Alison Cardygirl,     Yvonne Yvonne W Designs,     Sonia {Me} and My Thoughts,     Salley writes the NSW Quilters Guild Blog,     Kate Empty Field,     SuziQ Love to Sew,     Cheryl Gone Stitchin,     Kylie Country Wishes,     Brenda Bits and Pieces,     Jean Linen and Raspberry,     Marg Marg Low Designs,     Natalie The Birdhouse,     Anni Hatched and Patched,     Sue Sue Daley,     Carolyn Carolyn's Quilting Room ,     SueAnne Buddy and Me,     Kathy Material Obsessions,     Kristen Kristen Doran Designs,     Elissa Kelani  I wished Fairy Floss Stitches would start blogging..........
I hope I haven't missed anyone..........
woops missed Janet Quiltsalott
Catch you later Chookyblue........
PS yes this took ages to include all the links...........

29 comments:

  1. What a great group of ladies so good that you all had so much fun,lol,bring on the next one.xx

    ReplyDelete
  2. How fantastic..... friends are such a wonderful part of our lives...
    Hugz

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hey Chooky great post and thanks so much for all the links...I know how long that would've taken! The Olivo was awesome...the breaky, like you say, the best deal in town...You know I'm still on a high from all this...just taking a while to come down ha ha...Have a beautiful day Gorgeous!

    ReplyDelete
  4. This post just warms my heart...a group of friends meeting up all brought together by a common interest! Life is good. Looks like the best time ever!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Was so great to catch up with you again Chooky if only for a very very short chat. I did finally manage to find the FIS girls and also Peg and Dale.

    ReplyDelete
  6. You have a great memory for names Chooky, was great to meet you :)

    ReplyDelete
  7. What a great group of ladies. You are a fantastic networker!

    ReplyDelete
  8. Great weekend Chooky and all the links - fabulous.

    ReplyDelete
  9. Finally I see what you look like Chookyblue!! Thanks SO much for all the links - I know it took ages but oh so worth it for us stay at homers. Have I mentioned how sorry I am that I didnt go??

    ReplyDelete
  10. Hey Chooky, have done a bit of a revamp - I have called it Jen's Stitching Room, the link is http://jensstitching.blogspot.com.au/, I think that will work ... maybe.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Looks like you had an absolutely fabulous time Chooky. What a great group of women.

    ReplyDelete
  12. Yes I bet it took ages to include all the links ---- But that's what we expect from the talented encourager that you are. Keep up the good work.

    ReplyDelete
  13. love the pics....i think i will join you all next year...

    ReplyDelete
  14. It all looks wonderful!! Hopefully I can join the fun one day.

    ReplyDelete
  15. Oh Chooks - you forgot Janet from Quiltsalot!
    Fun to meet everyone - boy was that Friday lunchtime group noisy!

    ReplyDelete
  16. Ohh fabulous pics as always; thanks for the links; now I can add those I dont have :)

    ReplyDelete
  17. THanks for all the links.........and laughs!

    ReplyDelete
  18. Oh.... what a wonderful time! So wish I lived closer! I've been so out of touch with blogland that I know very little of them. I do want to say that you are so beautiful. I love your smile! I can now spot you! ;o) It's nice to have a face to such a nice quilter! Thank you for taking the time to share the links! Cheers!

    ReplyDelete
  19. Oh,my! All those smiles are saying you ladies had a fantastic time. Thanks for putting names to faces and sharing the links, Chookyblue.

    ReplyDelete
  20. Great pictures of a fabulous weekend and wonderful to meet you. Thanks for the links .. I will enjoy visiting those that are new to me.

    ReplyDelete
  21. What a fun time...2012 show will be long remembered....Lovely to see faces to blogger names!
    Julia

    ReplyDelete
  22. It was so good to see so many bloggers in the same place. You put a lot of effort into it and also to do all the lonks, thanks so much, it's appreciated.

    ReplyDelete
  23. It must be great meeting the bloggers in person. Looks like a fabulous time was had by all.

    ReplyDelete
  24. It must be great meeting the bloggers in person. Looks like a fabulous time was had by all.

    ReplyDelete
  25. Big Hugs - just wish i could have joined you a little more - oh well, health and happiness will be sorted more next visit I am sure!!!

    Loved my hug!!!

    ReplyDelete
  26. Wow, some amazing quilts but I am way more excited to see some smiling faces & match them to bloggers I visit regularly. Thanks for all that hard work putting the post together. Looks like you all had a great time. Tracee xx

    ReplyDelete
  27. That's it...next time I'm coming! So lovely to see all the girls and wow, all those links!! xo

    ReplyDelete
  28. WOW! What a great weekend and so much work in the list of bloggers at the end :)

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for taking time to visit my blog and comment...............much appeciated........