I had a great trip out to the Craft Expo in (Carlton) Melbourne last weekend! My dear friend and I set out nice and early, the sun was shining, and we enjoyed a day of inspiration!
I took these street scene photos of the office suites in Carlton. I was quite taken with the architecture of the doors, windows and railings and thought you may be interested, too!
I love the colour of this door and the detail!
Here is the street view. The buildings are on the pathway situated on the right hand side.
Inside the Craft Expo, I only took a couple of photos. I had the pleasure of meeting the very talented Libby Richardson and viewing her beautiful designs up-close!
Here is Libby – hasn’t she got the most beautiful hair?!
Can you see what Libby has been working on? A painted Christmas scene ready to be stitched on the lower left-hand side… And can you just about make out that gorgeous teddy wall-hanging in the left-hand corner? So CUTE!!!
And this next photo is of Libby and I stood in front of her gorgeous BOM quilt named “Remember when”
Libby’s work is so pretty! Have you seen her other BOM named Girls Day Out? My friend Mai, has just completed it and has shown some gorgeous photos on her blog – just visit here if you’d like to check it out!
I made a few purchases at the show including these gorgeous hand-dyed stranded cottons by Cottage Garden Threads. I shall be using one of them for this gorgeous stitchery designed by Allie! It’s traced and ready to go! :-)
Ooh! I have something else very exciting to share with you too! The lovely Shelley of Wickedly Divine Creations wasted no time at all in whipping-up a nappy stacker project for her sweet daughter, using my “Rosie’s Nappy Stacker” design in this month’s issue of Australian Homespun. Want to see?!
Shelley added a cute trim to the lower fill and a sweet button on the collar.
Thank you SO much for sharing your photo with me Shelley – you made my day – and I think your project is beautiful! Love those colours! :-) Shelley is a wonderful doll-maker (as many of you may know – also a passion of mine!). You should see her latest creation – absolutely sublime!
Until next time – have fun whatever you are doing!
Hugs! Vikki x :-)