Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Quilting Retreat Recap

(Maggie's sewing machine)

Now that I've come up for air...and the Quilting Retreat is finished (sigh*) I have lots of photos to share over the two day retreat. The Quilting Retreat in a nutshell was phenomenal and it was all possible because of the ah-mazing ladies who quilted and the inspiring projects they worked on. I am already planning next years Retreat, so stay tuned for dates!

I wish I had taken more photos and "caught on camera" ever special moment. Here are just a few of my favorites:  
Kristen working on her bed quilt. (I know this picture is out of focus!) But I loved it anyway. She worked on a denim jean and upholstery quilt from scraps. Once it was all put together the pinwheels were amazing. 
Maggie working on her table runner swap. This quilt's new home will be all the way in the Shetland Islands. The houses and trees are paper pieced and with such great modern fabrics it will surely become an heirloom.
Christmas projects were everywhere! This one has been six years in the making!
April's scrap bag... I so need one of these. So handy and cute. The ladies had such fun tools, I am adding this bag to the top of  my to-do list of projects. Maybe if I had this bag, my scraps wouldn't make such a mess on the floor!
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I even worked a little on my Dresden blades. With cooking, CHATTING and admiring everyone else's projects it is a complete wonder I got anything done. Note to self: need to learn how to quilt at my own Retreat.
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6 comments:

ellen said...

I want that blue Singer!

Ella said...

This retreat was absolutely fabulous!!! Pamela You seriously out did your self!! And your Mom was awesome too, Thank you Ginny!!!I can not wait to see everyone at the next retreat!!!

Erin Marie said...

Are there plans for another one? I really want to come!!

And I also got told off for not informing a friend about it earlier. She wants to come, too. :-)

Marie {Make and Takes} said...

Looks like I missed out on such a fun party. I need to dust off my sewing machine and make one of those scrap bags, great idea. So glad it was a success!!

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