Quilt Retreats

I “moderate” a monthly Open Sew at Village Fabric Shop.  It’s a great group of young women. Earlier this spring they decided to have a quilt retreat at Lake Norman and they invited me to join them.
IMG_0339So here they all are.  Steph, Carrie, Fowler, Mindy, Jennifer and Laura.  Kinda pretty there isn’t it?

IMG_0340Jennifer, our host,  decided to do a little free motion quilting.

IMG_0363She ended up with this beautiful table runner.

IMG_0343Mindy was working on her “critters” block of the month.

IMG_0357Here’s Laura’s block of the month.

IMG_0349Fowler made some more log cabin blocks.

IMG_0362Pink background.  🙂

IMG_0358Steph decided to finish up her machine quilting on this beauty.

img_0111And Carrie?  It’s a surprise for a sweet little boy.  I’ll post pictures later.  I’ll post this beautiful clamshell instead.  It belongs to her.

IMG_0346I explained the rules of retreat.  Basically you need good snacks…

IMG_0348and a great group of women.  A year ago, they did not know each other.

IMG_0353Now they will be participating in a round robin.  HAHAHA  They have swapped their center blocks and they will pass later this month during their Open Sew.  So much fun to watch them want to do their best!

They will swap blocks for the second round in just a few days.  I’ll keep you posted…

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