Saturday, 24 November 2012

A Grand Day Out!

So yesterday I set off to Harrogate for my Grand Day Out. I dropped my son off at school (but kept my daughter off!!). We packed some lunch and loaded the car up with a gaggle of Girls and off we went. Its a bit of a trek to Harrogate but with lots of chatter, we soon arrived.

Boy was it busy. This will be maybe our fourth annual trip to The Knitting and Stitching Show and we are never disappointed. I took my camera but I'm sorry to say I took very few photos. Its so busy and selfishly I just want to look round (not repeatedly take my camera out of the bag, wait for the crowd to part, take a photo, put camera back in bag!!)

 This photo was taken in the Grand Hall (I think its called that) where we stopped for some lunch.

My Daughter has been watching the new Kirstie Allsopp series, so we had beautifully folded napkins to go with our lunch!

So, do you want to see what I got, well.....
Some lovely fabric from Pin It and Stitch (for some projects I am currently storing in my head!!)
And a bit more fabric (that I couldn't resist!!) from Favourite Fabrics.

This Little Bunny just had to come home with us, I really want to make it but my Daughter said its for her. (I might help!!)

The last thing I came home with was a lovely (surprise) gift off my Mum. During a recent visit to Lancaster I admired a little purse in Arteria, which she went back and bought for me on another visit!!.

Isn't it cute! Surprisingly I still have some cash left over from yesterday, so I'm off to the local quilting shop to get the fabric I need to finish (yes I did say finish) my table runner. Watch this space!!


  1. It looks like you had a great day out! I like your fabric choices, and the purse is beautiful. I went to the knitting and stitching show two years ago. I must admit to having wool that I purchased there still on needles for a sweater!

  2. Oh, what I wouldn't give for a daughter to take to a show like that. If I took my boys I would be asked to leave, I'm afraid. :)

    I loooove the fabric with the little blue houses. That one's got my name all over it. And the little Santa elves are adorable. Looks like a very fun day!