24 March 2016

Quilt Fest = Inspiration Overload

Recently JulieAnn and myself had a road trip to Castlemaine in Victoria to enjoy some girl time & view the bi-annual Castlemaine Applique Group Quilt Exhibition.

The whole weekend was well worth the what seemed like a never ending journey. The quilts were absolutely amazing, the majority being "our style" of quilting. Truly soul reviving & inspiration in bounds.

We also enjoyed some gorgeous food; I was in in gluten-free heaven. I even got fish & chips and waffles (they were to die for, I had them for both breakfasts). And of course what would a weekend away be without a wine or two.

We ventured into many beautiful shops, just too many delights!! The Renovators Barn was fabulous, requiring more time and a visit in cooler weather.

There will definitely be a return trip, maybe with our men, maybe not! Lots more to discover in this historic region of our country.

I hope you enjoy the little sampling of photos

  
A snippet of purchases

 Castlemaine Quilt Exhibition 2016

 
 
 
 
  
 
A Little More Detail
 
 
 


 

 
 
Always time for a Wine

Those Waffles!!

And the Most Special News of All

2 days following my last post I became a Grandmother for the first time
This most beautiful little treasure has stolen my heart
Sadly we are a 4 1/2 hour drive away....so cuddles are not often enough
 

Perfection
 
And Angus being helpful?!? Love my fluffy boy

Easter

 
Where-ever you are, what ever you are doing
Have a Safe & Peaceful Easter with those you Love
 
 
til Next Time
Happy Stitching
Linda xx

 

4 comments:

  1. Congratulations on becoming a Grandmother Linda! Life is never better with little people in it! And thanks for all those fabulous photos from Castlemaine….I was sorry I couldn't go this time (and love your new home and especially the quilt on the wall behind the dining table!!) Hugs and please say hi to Julie for me xx

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    1. Thankyou so much Michele...you might see another quilt you like in last post from 2015
      XXX
      Linda

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