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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Stitching over Easter

We had a busy long weekend away attending the National Caravan Club Rally at Foxton.  There were people attending from far and wide from other clubs around the North Island, and it was nice to catch up with others from different clubs  who we only see now and again at these kind of gatherings.  I found a little spare time to do some stitching, and have two more finished blocks (slightly changed) from the Alphabet Noel series by Michelle Ridgeway. 

W is for Wreath and X is for Xmas

We walked up town to get a few supplies, which I carried back to camp in my machine embroidered bag.  I keep this in the caravan for occasions such as this.  The bag was made by “bagendbabe” and bags can be embellished with all sorts of sayings, from crafts, occupations, seasonal.  Do check out the web site, there is a bag for all interests.

My caravan shopping bag

Foxton is one of those small towns which has a lot of history, shown by the interesting murals on the walls.  This one shows the merging of two cultures in the colonial days.

One of the many murals in Foxton

We had a great time away, enjoying Easter buns and eggs, a quizz night, and dancing, morning teas and Happy Hours.

The Easter Bunnies found us

And a big crowd of 90 happy campers went to the local RSA for a meal.  We chose roast beef, and it was certainly delicious, melt in the mouth tender, served with rich gravy and roast veggies.  All for a very reasonable price too.

A couple of happy campers at the restaurant

So that was how we spent our Easter Weekend.  Hope everyone else had a lovely time too.


Janice said...

I've just been catching up on all your creative doings over the last little while. You certainly have been busy, with a couple of lovely finishes too. I'm sure there will be some more before too long as well, looking at your progress.

Tired Teacher said...

Your outing sound delightful - nice photo of you and your husband.

SuperMomNoCape said...

Both of the alphabet blocks are so sweet. And it does sound like you had a lovely time at the Club Rally. Your tote bag with the caravan on it is so cute and oh so appropriate to carry with you.

Thanks so much for linking up to last week's Stitchery Link Party. Aloha hugs!