Saturday, May 20, 2017

FNSI - May

I think this post should be "Friday Night Recovery"

Friday, I had a FART - a Fabric Acquisition Road Trip!!!

Off to Toowoomba -  to meet Chookyblue, Fiona & Kris plus another sewing buddy Maree.

After a wet and very foggy drive up the range, I met the others in a lovely cafe - on a sunny day it would be lovely looking out at Queens park - today you could barely see across the road . .
Much chatting over a coffee..... as you would expect.
Then off for a short drive - we were heading to patchwork shops - but we met up in a car park somewhere (???) and travelled in 2 cars to the shops.  I was wondering if anyone looking on wondered what would make us all congregate in an almost unused car park and then take off . . .Oh well - their problem...not mine.

I did acquire some fabric . . .and a few other bits . . .



but it all has a purpose/project.... no more buying just because I like it.   (so far this year I have almost stuck to it! LOL)

After all that hard work - some design decisions had to be made for some other purchases - we enjoyed a small lunch, then a farewell to all and off down the range in even more rain and no less fog.

DH & I then went out for dinner - we had a voucher that had to be used by the end of the month.
Finally home to unpack purchases, plus a few other items I collected . . . .

A busy but very enjoyable day.



Got to love bloggy friends.

13 comments:

  1. What a great way to spend the day. Looking forward to seeing how that fabric ends up.

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  2. You are sew lucky to be able to meet up with your bloggy friends even if you had to drive in the rain. I see you all had a great time together and some nice purchases there Susan.
    Will enjoy seeing what projects you make with them...

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  3. Lol! Still giggling over your FART! What a fun day you had...despite that yukky drive up the foggy old range. Very nice purchases too x

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  4. haha.... FARTing with friends..... it was so lovely to see you...
    Hugz

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  5. I'll have to remember that acronym!! Sounds like a lovely day!

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  6. LOL! Love the FART acronym!! Lucky you to have so much fun! xx

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  7. Oh my... FART is just The Best! Good one!
    Glad you had a great day...

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  8. You lucky girl...nothing better than spending time with friends x

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  9. Reading about your fabric shopping day with friends made me feel envious for a moment but I got a grip and am happy for you to have been the one, lol. What a fun opportunity. :)

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  10. Oh, does that ever sound like a great day, start to finish! Thanks for sharing a pic of your goodies - they are wonderful, which you already know. I'm just giving you an affirmation. LOL

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  11. We could have been leading you anywhere when we suggested a random car park to congregate in!! ;) Was lovely to meet you! Hopefully next time the weather is better!

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  12. Love the FART..........definitely a great FART..........
    dam fog was horrendous........
    addiction deals in empty car parks........lol.......well fabric and quilting addictions anyway........so great to catch up.....

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  13. OMG! Love FART what a funny one. But I agree unless I buy a Kit I don't buy fabric just because I like it anymore ... well most of the time.Ha Ha

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