Cute little Knits & a trip down memory lane!

14 Nov

Last Saturday night the lovely Jem Weston held a book launch for her first book published with Rowan. So as soon as I finished work I dashed across town to Tilt, a wonderful cocktail bar in Nottingham, to join in the celebrations. Tilt is the perfect venue for a party like this, the atmosphere was great & the settling perfect for all of Jem’s ‘cute little knits’ on show!

Collection Of Jem’s Cute Little Knits!

Close up of the knitted Hearts…trying to figure out which one I helped knit…

It has been an interesting journey to be a spectator, having shared some of the moments when Jem was excited about a new idea as well as a few frustrated when something hadn’t gone quite to plan, it’s so great to now see the finished printed book, it obviously it went down well, all 24 books brought along by Yarn sold in less than half an hour! I’m very impressed & proud of Jem & her achievement. I can’t wait for (hopefully) many more books!

Nottingham’s Knitting Celebrities. Jem Weston (left) & Eleanor Burke of Knit Nottingham (right)!

Close up of the Lovebirds Cushion

So after a not too late evening on Saturday, I was up at a reasonable hour Sunday morning, to head over to my Grandparents bungalow where I was meeting my parents & sister to retrieve valuable & sentimental items from their home before it is sold. Although we were supposed to be collecting up my Gran’s vast collections of handmade Embroidery and textile work (for which another blog will be dedicated to), we got massively side tracked by some fantastic photos we discovered, having never seen them before! I’m sure my little sister will not appreciate this, but I think she looks ever so sweet!

What a great combo – dresses & wellies! (I’m in the red ones)!

I love this! I think we thought we were very grown up with Gran’s hats & bags!
I love my sisters cheeky chops in this photo!



One Response to “Cute little Knits & a trip down memory lane!”

  1. moveeatcreate November 15, 2012 at 3:43 am #

    I just ordered this book! There are so many things in it that I can’t wait to knit. It’s fantastic work!


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