Monday, May 24, 2010

The Weekend That Wasn't Long Enough

I'd like to live at Sewjourn. I certainly didn't feel ready to pack up and come home yesterday.

It was a relaxing weekend with a fantastic bunch of talented people... a very colour-conscious bunch they were, too....

Megan had jars of colour-sorted buttons.

Lara's wine was in a careful tonal arrangement with her threads.

Kathryn and Rachel created a very pretty white and pastel table setting that co-ordinated beautifully with sauv-blanc.
Jodie's multi-coloured thread stand matched her multiple crafting talents. I particularly liked how the reds in the stand matched the Coopers label.
And it was extraordinary how Catherine and I managed to co-ordinate glass-filling time.
Annie somehow evaded my camera, but was her usual multi-talented, colour-co-ordinated self.

Thanks girls, for a fantastic weekend of great fun, food and laughter, and the opportunity to be present amongst so much talent and damn fine company.


I'd also like to thank my camera battery charger for having a cord that (amazingly) fits a Bernina Aurora 440. Without it, I would have been doing a lot of hand sewing for the weekend.

21 comments:

Bellgirl said...

Ooh I bet you all had Sooo much fun. And I see nearly as many wine glasses as cotton reels, so I guess you did!

Kirsty said...

Wonderful. Lovely post Nikki. I'm so glad you all had such a great time! x

Gypsy said...

Oooh sewing and wine. My two favourite things!

inday_adin said...

Looks like an interesting and fun time with the ladies. :)

Fer said...

Good wine, good sewing and good company - what more could you ask for?!

Andi said...

So extremely jealous!!
Looks like you guys had a ball.
Andi :-)

PS Is there any colour that doesn't go with sauv-blanc?

Sophie said...

Looks like you all had a fabulous weekend!! Good friends, wine, fun and sewing - what a perfect combination!! :)

beccasauras said...

Ooh, can't wait for my trip, you've made me jealous now!

Tania said...

I sort of get the impression that there wasn't a whole lot of sewing in straight lines happening?

rachelmp said...

So much fun!

Jan said...

I'm sure I could hear you girls laughing all the way from Ballarat! Lots more fun than my fluey weekend.

sewjourn said...

Happy that you all had so much fun again.....look forward to hearing the 'real' stories in detail!

sooz said...

Oh did you do some subtraction cutting? I should imagine that after a few wines it would be even harder - or maybe easier? And way to go on the camera cord?! Twice on previous weekends we've had people forget cords. Oh the humanity!!

CurlyPops said...

I'm counting down the days! You had such glorious weather for it too.

thornberry said...

Nikki, that is the PERFECT roundup of the weekend! You've just saved me a blog post - I'll just direct everyone over here!

Jodie said...

It was a great weekend Nikki - and I have a great shot of you, lining up those shots .

Bree Ferguson said...

Looks like a tad bit of alco-mohol was consumed! haha

I have left you an award on my blog :)

Louise said...

How incredibly resourceful you are to even try the camera cord in the machine! Looks like fun and a well deserved time out! xx

Tanya said...

that's abit weird that camera charger bit. And, I agree that youre a freak (nice one) for thinking of trying it! Sounds like an ace weekend was had by all and who is the great mannequin in the photos?

Katherine said...

Looks like you all had a blast. What a fun and talented group!

Claire Gale said...

i'm loving reading all the posts about the sewjourn weekend.....if only we could have these weekends more often hey?