Sunday, October 20, 2013

Brisbane Craft & Quilt Fair 2013 (2)

Today (Sunday), I went to the Craft Show again - I scheduled the extra visit to take a Janome workshop - showcasing their brand new 15000 machine - sewing & embroidery - its a dream machine - and a dream to own at this stage!!

I made a few extra purchases today so here is my loot!

Some Washaway stabiliser, Silver & Gold embroidery threads (in different tonings), 3 tiny charms to add to my Quilt Diva wall hanging (a bargain at 3 for $1) a pattern for some Fat Fairies (as well as a stamp for their faces and stamp pad) and a Mug Rug (using those new dissolving hexagons), some iron on transfers, 3 fat quarters and "that book" from Natalie Bird.
(There might be a few other little things that I am not admitting to for now....)

I also had time to see the quilts.
For those not in Brisbane - unfortunately one of the quilts was stolen on Day 1 - such a dreadful thing to happen and I am sure there will be changes for next year.....but it's sad to think that someone could take something so precious.

There were - of course - a number of outstanding quilts - this one in particular was photo worthy..  A friendly White Glove lady pointed it out to me (Thanks Cheryl!!!)

The hexagons are 1/4".  Go figure

Sunday is a very relaxed day to go to the show - a lot less people and a few retailers were offering discounts.


  1. lovely purchases Susan and boy love that quilt.xx

  2. OMG. 1/4" hexagons... Just fabulous.
    Nice buys too. Guess I should at looking at buying that book. Have seen a few on blogs....

  3. you're a show lady...... nice to go when it is quieter.... I got some of those threads to try.. but the finer ones... so are you going to get the new machine?

  4. Lot's of lovely loot. When i saw the 1/4" hexie quilt i said to my friend Cindy. "well can't see my little pile of 1/4" hexies being turned into anything like this." :) Hugs,xx

  5. Oh my fingers hurt just at the thought of 1/4inch hexy's!! Stunning quilt it is... and how on earth does a quilt get stolen, the maker won't be happy...
    gorgeous purchases there, must keep an eye open for the Nat Bird book... x

  6. Lovely buys (especially not shown I'm sure ;) )
    Sad news about the quilt, I hope it woud be found!


  7. Great purchases. I saw that quilt and I was amazed. hugs.......

  8. Some great goodies. I thought the show was pretty good this year. There seemed to be more quilts.

  9. so are you getting a new machine????


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