Ashamed to say that although I live not far from Moseley I was a G&G virgin and had been desperate to go for such a long time so it was with much glee and anticipation that my Moseley sewing friends took me along to an event there to celebrate G&G becoming the only place in Birmingham to stock Liberty Art Fabrics. I have to say that for me going to somewhere like G&G was akin to a child running amok in a sweet shop, a kind of a Jacqui and the Sewing Factory. What a fabulous place to buy fabric, and just generally be inspired to sew and you can even get a coffee and a cake there too.
Liberty art prints fat quarters
Great fabrics for cushions and quilts.
Rita perusing the knitting patterns.
Kerry, Emma and Rita eyeing up the Liberty prints.
Lauren on the right with her team and she was just as lovely and friendly off screen as on.
Here is my wonderful fabric stash bought from G&G. I just had to have the retro dial telephone fabric to remind me of my formative years at BT (as if I could ever forget!). It's destined to cover an ottoman and the woodland fabric will be ideal for a quilt. Lots of projects then hopefully heading my sewing machine's way. Heaven really is a place on earth called Guthrie & Garni and don't forget The Great British Sewing Bee, Tuesday evenings @ 8pm on BBC2.Go Chinello!