We always have a whale of a time!
When we met last in April 2010 for the Exhibition at the V&A, it all came together super! The weather was fine, the exhibition was great, it was brilliant to meet up with bloggers you have corresponded with and followed blogs of, and what's more, they were all great people who were as nice as they are on their blogs. I was really struck by the warmth of their welcome.
(all these ladies kindly gave permission for me to post this on this blog in 2010, little did they know it would take me two years, lol!)
In the photo from left to right, Aneela, Tacha, Concha, Brioni and Katy. Tacha, Brioni and Katy from FQ will (of course) be there this time too and I am really looking forward to meeting them again. They are super ladies.
I'm also looking forward to meeting those bloggers with whom I correspond often but not have met yet! And last but not least, we will all make lots of new friends.
Ok... for those who have not met me yet, a small potted history;
I started quilting in 2009 (after a false start in 2004 for a couple of months)and stumbled on blogging by accident coming across a blog whilst googling for 'quilting'. Before I knew it I had jumped into blogland (scary at the time but wow, what a ride since!)and now am having to restrict the amount of blogs I follow or one could be at the computer all day!
I have been largely absent on the net and quilting scene for the last couple of years for personal reasons. Amongst others, I have been trying to find work and thrown myself into that 24 hrs a day, no making any time for myself and sewing at all. Do you do that? Feeling guilty if you relax and do something for fun? I certainly do. But I have finally realized that however much of yourself and your time you throw into something, it might still not have the desired result. I have also realized that trying to relax and take time out sometimes, does equip you better for really going for it at other times. Therefore, as of May 2012, a new era has started. Marguerite is back online and back to sewing (or rather, I'm on my way, not a lot of actual sewing and blogging has taken place as yet).
I am SO looking forward to sewing, catching up, learning, making new friends and sitting about relaxing and chatting. It's going to be epic meeting so many of you! Thanks for popping in and if you like what you see, please stay and follow, the more the merrier!
See you all in London!xoxo
(oh, and if I appear to ignore you, just come and say 'hi' please, I am a great one for having the mental blinkers on when I am thinking about something else and would pass my own mother in the street without noticing! so no offence meant in that case, you are welcome to just barge in and interrupt my thoughts, *grin*, see ya there !)
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