In the past week Cidell
who has a blog but I can’t find it right now
, thanks Peter for giving the link) from the US were making a bike/boat trip through the Netherlands. An opportunity to meet those lovely ladies in real life, together with some of the ladies who attended the PR-weekend in Brussels last month: Joana
, Marta and Hilde. We met on Thursday night for a chat in Nieuwpoort, a small city near Rotterdam where their boat had anchored for that night.
On Saturday we met in Amsterdam for a visit to the famous Kantje-Boord shop
, which is the
shop for lingerie fabrics and notions and went to the Albert Cuyp market.
What is it that sewing brings you together so easily? Thank you all again for a great time. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves mostly.
Group picture of Thursday evening Joana, Lynn, me, Marta, Hilde, Cidell, Trena
Joana showing and getting input for the bags she makes
Cidell and Trena, of course both in outfits they made themselves.
At Kantje-Boord, the pictures say it all: there is so much to choose from.
Cidell, Sheila, Hilde and Marta
We ate some “poffertjes” at the Albert Cuyp market, these are small pancakes.
And I finished the evening together with Sheila and Joana in a Portugese restaurant. As Joana is of Portugese origin, she helped us with the menu. The starter was burning!