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CHSI2017

CHSI2017

Mild Monday saw me catching the 7.19am train from Wakefield to the NEC, Birmingham. Stuffed full with important looking business people all tap, tap, tapping away on their lap tops, I sat amongst them with my crochet.img_6440
I arrived nice and early and had a quick look around this largest of craft trade fairs, until the allotted time of 10.45am when us craft bloggers were to congregate for our ‘blogger’s breakfast’.
And what a breakfast. We heard that breakfast for 60 had been delivered in lieu of the ordered breakfast for 30!


I sat next to Julie of sumoftheirstories. Previously unacquainted, we had been following each other on instagram. It’s always lovely to add a voice to the blog. Read the rest of this entry

Lovely weekend ahead

Lovely weekend ahead

Oh! I have a lovely weekend ahead.

Firstly, it is 3 days long, instead of the usual 2!

Saturday morning will see me at the Yorkshire Spoolettes Dewsbury meet-up, organised by the wonderful Ali, AKA Thimberlina. I’ve heard there are over 3o expected and so will have to split into groups to avoid swamping the fabric shops at the same time, en masse. Last year’s was a blast.

 

I’m going for a coffee and a chat and a catch up, more than anything. Read the rest of this entry

A CHSI yarn

A CHSI yarn

With over 40 years experience and over 200 exhibitors and without the usual crowds, the CHSI Stitches trade fair was truely worth taking a day off work for.

So where do I start?

With the Yarnia display by Creative World of Craft? Based on the famous Narnia series of books by C.S. Lewis – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and featuring awe-inspiring scenes straight from Narnia, including that of the White Witch, Warrior Queen and all the others.

With the celebrities? Read the rest of this entry