Thursday, 31 May 2012

Panic at the disco!!

Ok there's not actually a disco but there's loads of panic!!

I've not packed ONE thing for the Fat Quarterly Retreat and I'm getting on a train to the big smoke tomorrow... help.

Actually the best solution is probably to get off the computer and go and pack everything I can find into the smallest case possible... first I want to quickly show you two amazing things I got in the post this week.

Today I went to the sorting office and picked up my beautiful name tag from Sarah (who had sensibly and kindly sent it next day delivery at the beginning of the week but I was out and I couldn't collect it until today!).



I adore it!! It's so pretty, the hexies are awesome and the stitching is beautiful. So neat!



She also sent a very nice card, some lovely charms and really cute stickers! I love the little maps and text on the stickers and that bunny fabric is so gorgeous. Thank you so much Sarah I love it all :)

She has seriously made me super happy, I've been feeling so anxious I was debating whether to come at all but I can't not come now!!

My other joy this week came from the genius that is Allegory, I am seriously so in love with this girl - she's hilarious, makes truly awesome things and she was super kind enough to send me a version of her amazing Pacman wall hanging!! 


It is not at all wobbly or crooked I just took a picture after opening it from its travels and the kids hugging it furiously!!

Everyone in my house loves it and we had to youtube footage of the original game to show the kids (they loved it anyway but a bit of retro education never hurt anyone!!)

This is currently a finalist in the Bloggers' Quilt Festival (the wall hanging category) so you should go and vote for it now... quick!!! (there's also many other brilliant quilts in the other categories you should vote for too!)


Ok I'm going to go do what needs done and pack my **** up!!

Have a great weekend and if you're going to FQR see you Saturday, I'm the one wearing the cute hexie charms name tag!! :)

Lucy x

32 comments:

  1. Wish I could fit in your suitcase ;)
    I'm so glad it's loved. That makes me super happy!

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  2. yaaaay - see you on Saturday. I will also be wearing an amazing name badge!!

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  3. whooo have so much fun at FQ retreat! So jealous!! maybe my budget might stretch for next years one?! xo

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  4. Packing at the last minute is better otherwise you just second guess everything you've packed and change it anyway. Love your name tag!! The PAC man hanging is awesome!!

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  5. Good luck using the smallest suitcase - I have opted for the largest!!

    See you Saturday xxx

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  6. LOL! I love the name tag from Sarah, that's too cute! Good luck getting packed up for a super fun weekend!

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  7. This is such a sweet blog post, thank you so much :D One day I'll tell you how many versions of name tag you've had over the last few weeks...!

    I've been having anxiety dreams about this since the day I booked (honestly, everyone is going to be horrible to me. I know because I dreamed it, so it must be true...!) so as of Saturday we can be anxious together!

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  8. Wish I was coming too, have an amazing time and come home with loads of info to share!

    Enjoy!

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  9. Have fun Lucy! We'll be expecting a FULL report when you return!

    xx

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  10. Small suitcase? Really?
    Hope you have a great time and have a load of fun...just remember to fit a camera into that suitcase =D

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  11. I can't wait to hear all about it! (she says with a hint of jealousy...)

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  12. Good luck with the luggage cramming! See you there :o)

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  13. have fun while you are away. Look forward to seeing pics.

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  14. Have a great weekend Lucy! :-)

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  15. Have rub! Be sure to tell us all about it when you get back so we can live vicariously through you! And your name tag is sooo pretty!

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  16. DEEP breath.... HOLD.... release slowly...repeat often!!! You will be fine, and have a wonderful time xx

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  17. I'm thinking of bringing a brown paper bag to breathe into when I start meeting you and everyone else. Manana!

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  18. Haven't done a thing all day Lucy - all a tingle! Can't wait to meet you at last!

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  19. Have fun at the retreat, Lucy! Can't wait to hear all about it when you get back!

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  20. Ooh, I am so jealous of your new wall hanging! That is fantastic! Have fun at the retreat!

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  21. Hope you have fun at the FQR! Sorry I am not meeting you in London this weekend, but still sick anyway so would not be pleasant! Anyway we are still on for Birmingham?

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  22. Smallest case possible? That'll be one as tall as you then ;o)

    I love your name tag and the Pacman hanging - fabulous!

    Have a fantastic weekend x

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  23. Hope you have a lovely time :)

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  24. Totally jealous! Not only of where you're going with that gorgeous name tag but the wall hanging too!. Drool!

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  25. Hi, it was great to meet you this weekend. Just wanted to say that I have taken a word verification button and I going to triple check that mine is turned off before anyone notices!

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  26. Oh so jealous! Hope you had fun! That pacman mini is awesome :o)

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  27. LOVED meeting you Lucy - you and Emily kept us well entertained at dinner - and I can't believe all the rude things that you told us old ladies!!! No seriously, it was great, I loved getting to know you and now that you're on my radar I'll be stopping by an harrassing you in the future. Love to Fred and Joan (cutest names ever!!)

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  28. That is a very cute name badge!!! Wondered where you had been, hope the retreat was a blast and you didnt miss your mummy duties too much-bhahahahaha, well, you know the bad part of mummy duties I am sure you missed the good stuff!

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  29. Oooh pacmac cute! Waiting for FQ gossip! Should i feel safe travelling w katy?!

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  30. That name tag is darling!

    I love, absolutely LOVE, Pacman. I have been keeping an eye out for an old arcade game of pacman that I could purchase to keep in the house. That piece of art is fantastic!

    Hope you have a safe trip!

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  31. Lucy....how are things? I've been missing your posts lately. :)

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