Saturday 24 April 2010

Great Meet Up at Nuneaton

Wow what a fabulous day - 13 of my friends joined me in Nuneaton for another Meet Up. We meet at my school in the library which is a brilliant room for stitching, so light and airy, in fact we had natural light all day, I did not put any of the lights on.

Some of my friends are staying locally in hotels, some are travelling home by train and some are driving. It's a great day and so exciting when everyoine travels over - some from quite a long way. After the Meet Up we went to a local pub and had a three course carvery, for £3.50 (yes honestly) and it's always delicious.

Here we all are busy stitching away :) and we are Kathy, Paula, Lynn, Julie, Maggie, Joyce, Hazel, Tracy, Chris, Tina, Lynn, Vicki and Angie.

This is the exchange bag I put together and Lynn won. We played a "right/left" game to swap bags which was very funny and revealed some right left problems LOL

And this is the chart I won in the exchange from Paula - thanks I love it :)

There were so many gorgeous piece sof work displayed around, this is my display which includes Lynn's RR - she was surprised when she spotted it hee hee

and finally this is the Important bookmark kit I put together for the day. It is now release for sale to raise money for my charities on Aimetu's Stitchery. With the raffle and the kits I sold I have been able to add another £40 to the charity pot - thank you everyone :) 

I have had a fabulous day - I'm so looking forward to the next one in the Autumn - thank you :)


  1. I am so envious Clare as it looks and sounds like another wonderful meet-up.
    Your bookmark kit looks fab and congrats on raising all that money.

  2. Sounds like you had a fantastic day at the meet up. Lucky you.

  3. It sounds like a wonderful day, I'm glad you all had fun

  4. Loved the day - Thank you! I finally got home at 10.45pm...Will definitely have to stay overnight next time :o)

  5. Wow looks like a fantastic day! I've been tempted to do something similar in my school library.

  6. Haha I can see me blowing my nose - that darned cold lol!!! It never stopped running. Great day. Can't wait for the next one.

  7. Looks & sounds like you all had a fabulous day. TFS. :0)

  8. I had a lovely time, thank you for organising it and persuading me to come, why didn't i come before LOL

  9. looks like a great day - wish I had been able to come .
    Maybe one day !

  10. It sounds like you had a great time at the Meet-up.


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