Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Hooray! Jessie Chorley At Hope and Elvis!


I'd been looking forward to Sunday for a very long time indeed.
It was the Jessie Chorley's 'Scenes and Story Garments' workshop at Hope and Elvis!

I was doubly excited (if that was possible!) because a lot of my stitchy buddies were there too.

I had brought a garment to embellish but then this waistcoat stole my heart...


There were lots of vintage French smocks and dresses on the rails too...



Jessie's work is so inspiring:












It was wonderful to see Jessie working too.


Action shot Di!



Everyone's work was so different, and there was a real sense of calm as we all stitched and chatted away. 

Tracey's in the house!
(There was talk of a naughty corner requirement but we were all perfectly behaved!)





Miss Daisy Moon and Miss Debs were also there...






And then it was dinner time.
Magie is such a fab cook, we are always spoilt at Hope and Elvis!





Ive been caught out!



I spent a very happy day working on the pocket of my waistcoat.
It's based on a mouse that we saw in London last Christmas (here are the links here and here.)


I wanted to put a snippet of my journal onto my waistcoat,
I didn't manage to finish it on the day but I certainly had fun!


The obligatory Hope and Elvis selfie!


The prettiest loo in the land!



I've worked a little bit more on my show biz mouse pocket, but theres still a lot more I want to do to my waistcoat.

Thank you Louise, Jessie and Magie for such an inspiring day!

10 comments:

  1. Such lovely pictures of what looks a wonderful day. I do so love your mouse peeping out for nibbles, you are all very talented and a hive of creativity xx
    Hugs Lynn x

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    1. Thanks chuck for such a lovely message x

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  2. What a lovely waistcoat. Thanks for sharing your day Mrs B. X

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    1. My pleasure me dear, hope to see you there soon x

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  3. Oh, little mouse is gorgeous!
    The workshops always look such a hive of happy industry. xxx

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    1. Thank you Curtise, I had such a fab day x

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  4. how very FUN...the WORK, the TIME spent together, and DISCOVERIES of all kinds IMAGINABLE! found your rabbit piece on Pinterest, and just love!

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    1. Thank you so much Wanda, you've made my day! X

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