The Great Blogetogether #1

February 28th, 2007 by Susannah


It has been just over a week since I met up with some clever crafty blogging gals at the blog meet organised expertly by the lovely Justine and Nichola. I have been itching to write about it but unfortunately I have been chasing my tail for the past fortnight with a hideously boring job (apologies Jay but I know you agree!!) that is lasting FOREVER and sucking away every spare minute of my time.

I was so apprehensive leading up to the event, but very pleased with myself that I managed to finish off my 15 gifts (magazine tote bags) without having to pull the usual ‘all nighter’ at the end. Meeting people face to face from ‘blogland’ for the first time was a very overwhelming and unusual experience, especially when it involved so many crafty gals whose work you’ve admired and blogs you’ve read from afar for quite some time. We had a great afternoon swapping pressies, giving our purses a workout at Amitie and feasting on homemade goodies. It was just impossible in the two hours to chat to everybody properly and so much I wanted to say to people and didn’t (why does that always happen?). It was a pleasure to be involved so thank you everyone!!

And, just look at all the gorgeous goodies above — all those rich colours and amazing prints — lovingly handcrafted purses, bookmarks, cards, soaps, needle roll, mini canvas, delicious cookies and nougat (long gone!!), headband (love the stripes!), needle books, face cloth and more! Mmmmmm

Justine has posted more pics (including links to everyones blogs) —> here

4 Responses to “The Great Blogetogether #1”

  1. leslie
    February 28th, 2007 14:51

    hey there, thanks for the super sweet comment on my blog! i’m so happy it lead me here, always exciting to find another melbourne blogger. nichola and justine just announced another meet up in may and i’ve signed up for this one, are you going too??

  2. Violet & Rose
    February 28th, 2007 20:31

    You are so right. It was really impossible to talk to everyone, especially in a shop full of gorgeous fabric! But it was lovely to meet you.

  3. samantha
    March 1st, 2007 07:50

    thank you for my lovely tote – beautifully made too

  4. the butterfly collector
    March 8th, 2007 15:28

    This sounds like it was so much fun! And look at all the beautiful things you brought home!!!! And a GOCCO too, lucky you!!!

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