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Hometown Happenings

What a great start to the New Year!

This is Marion owner of Hometown in Rochester, with some of her lovely new fabrics.


We had such fun on the workshops last week I thought I’d post a few pics of new projects well underway.

Beginners embarking on their new hobby with excellent results.

SueHometown copy

Cushion by Sue.

GillianHometown copy

Squares and triangles by Gillian (I should have taken more pics…….)

Such different colour schemes on the Simply Seminole class.


Elspets wall hanging taking shape.


Alaires summer stripes.


Joy will be adding more turquoise and daisy’s.

KateHometown copy

Kate will be adding more owls.

SharonHometown copy

Sharon put mint with her purples to great effect.


Debbie was on a roll!

I’m looking forward to seeing more fantastic colour combinations on the classes in February!


11 comments on “Hometown Happenings

  1. I.J. Bull
    January 20, 2014

    Brings back the magic of how it all started! And it continues to be exciting!

    • mandymunroe
      January 21, 2014

      Awww, we will have to get you on a new class this year πŸ™‚

  2. jackiemallon
    January 20, 2014

    Gorgeous color combos and patterns!

    • mandymunroe
      January 21, 2014

      I know, I am constantly delighted by everyones choices!

  3. mrsfoxfinery
    January 20, 2014

    Looks like great fun, in fact I may have to check out the workshop as I live really near.

    • mandymunroe
      January 21, 2014

      Really, that’s amazing, does that mean your vintage goings on are local too? The new class list will be out very soon and I’ll be teaching there again in March πŸ™‚ Love your vintage buttons!

      • mrsfoxfinery
        January 21, 2014

        It does! I live in Gravesend so not far away at all. Do let me know when you next have a class would be really interested in coming along. x

      • mandymunroe
        January 21, 2014

        previous post with class dates so far. There will be more!

  4. treadlemusic
    January 21, 2014

    Wow! Impressive!!! And, I’m sure everyone had a great time!!!!!

  5. tialys
    January 21, 2014

    Very jealous of the workshops available in the U.K. – it’s so much more fun doing stuff with others of like mind. I am in a mini sewing bee here in France – very mini, just me and one other – but I still like to have that exchange of ideas and skills once a week.

    • mandymunroe
      January 21, 2014

      Good for you! I see you got to the Knitting and Stitching show, no mean feat πŸ™‚

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