Sunday, March 08, 2009

Festival of Quilts

Some years I don't get to the Festival of Quilts at the NEC. It's in August, the middle of the school holidays, and hence I'm quite likely to be away with the rest of the family.

But this year, as I've told the rest of the family, I'm going to it, no matter what.

For there are two major attractions and I can't miss either of them. I knew about one - Ferret will be having a gallery there. I'll be there to support her - she's my friend, and a great person.

Also Jenny Bower is having a gallery. I really want to see some of her work in person. I've loved this one (the first version) since I saw it in the advert.

On to blogging things. The Wednesday giveaway isn't working for me. It's not that I don't want to give away my unwanted things to people who want them, it is just that the format seems to be dominating the way I think about my blog. I've found myself not posting because I'm about to, or have just posted, the giveaway, and that's not the way I want to run my blog. A regular giveaway seems to make sense from the point of view of people coming to look for them, but if it is up for a week then a specific day is less relevant.

OTOH, maybe I could just take it all to my knitting group, but that would only really work for yarn. I'm just not sure what to do about it - some things can go to a charity shop, but for others that option is wrong. I haven't quite decided, I do want to carry on with the giveaways, it's just knowing what format they should take.

In other news: Kiddo has got a place at the school she wanted to go to. Hurrah!


tea and cake said...

Hi Penny, I was just going through my emails, and then popped into your blog and both came up with your Wednesday giveaway - spooky! However, I did reply to your last email re: my address for the paper pattern and fabric a few weeks ago. Could you re-email me on kazwriter at klp1 dot wanadoo dot co dot uk and I'll give you my details again. The one I replied to last time was a 'noreply' address for some reason. cheers, Karen x

Dotty said...

Hi Penny thanks for the comments on my blog about my bag :)
I hope you have a great time at the festival of quilts.

Dormouse said...

The Festival of Quilts always seems to fall while we're away on holiday but as we're not going anywhere this year I'm really hoping to make it. I'm dying to see Ferret's gallery.