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Bag Fanatics Retreat 2016 highlights…

Hi Everyone!

I only arrived home from the 2016 Bag Fanatics Retreat a few days ago, and although I had HEAPS of fun, I am pretty exhausted. Β So instead of you missing out on a blog post today, I thought I wouldΒ show you some highlights from my weekend away πŸ™‚

The Patterns:

14212635_1161490877222865_1112974629280567225_nThe patterns clockwise from the top: The Sew Compleat Shoulder Tote by Β Two Pretty Poppets; The Matilda Bag by HIDE4350; The Rubenesque Hobo by Emkie Designs; Β and the Urban Bucket Bag by Little Moo Designs.

all1Before the retreat, I made all the bags…

emmafocusBut my favourite has to be the Rubenesque Hobo (which I designed especially for the retreat attendees, but it will be available for you to purchase on September 18th 2016!)

The People:

14141856_830237503778347_2076096927806067228_nI spent the weekend with these amazing ladies!

The FUN:

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Just a small glimpse into the weekend…Everyone was working hard and playing harder πŸ˜‰

 

The Progress:

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The pile of finished bags grew…and grew…

twoUntil the 3rd day when there were HEAPS of finished bags πŸ™‚

I hope you enjoyed the highlights, next week I’ll be back with a more detailed post πŸ˜‰

Happy Sewing!
Emma

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