WHEW!! Quilt & Sew-In Retreat Fun

WARNING – Lots of pics and  lots of fun!!

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Fall 2016 Quilt & Sew-In Retreaters (minus 2) – Fabulous Group!!

 

So much to tell about the Fall Quilt & Sew-In Retreat in Blowing Rock, NC – SO much fun! Of course, I can’t share everything because of course, “What happens at retreat, stays at retreat!” How fortunate to have the best ladies to come and join in on the creativity and fun together. Lots of sewing, lots of laughs, learning new techniques and tricks, meeting new friends, catching up with old friends and more inspiration than I could handle!

The retreat was once again held at the Meadowbrook Inn – a beautiful and very comfortable boutique hotel in Blowing Rock, NC.

Take a peek inside our retreat:

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Susan was the queen of chain piecing!

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Susan’s square in a squares

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Significance of this quilt – tells a life story

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Precise and organized piecing

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Beverly’s “Sunshine” quilt – she donated it as a Hospice quilt!!

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“You’re interrupting my sewing!” This was one prolific piecer!

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Janet’s quilt block

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Made into this amazing quilt top!

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Cindy’s really working her jewel tone piecing.

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Sandra was very happy with her win!

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This was one hard working group.

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So much to do!!

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Sandy won one of the the fat quarter left-right games!

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Birthday girl – oops – didn’t get a pic ’til the cupcake was all gone!

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Anna’s whale – Sara generously made it into a paper pieced pattern and taught her how to paper piece – don’t you just love quilters’ generosity?!!

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Beverly really worked these curves

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Cindy won the charity quilt block first place prize – a whole quilt kit!

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Jean came in second with a Fat Quarter Shop gift certificate.

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Jean’s flannel quilt for hubby – a few years in the making.

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Sandra quilting blocks of the month.

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A few of Sandra’s blocks put together.

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Sandy’s table topper – hate that this pic is fuzzy – it’s really so pretty.

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Sara’s crazy colorful tumblers

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Sara’s trial experiment – she’s on her way!

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Vonnie’s very creative art quilt.

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Oops – a little unsewing. Won’t say who, because we all probably did some of this.

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Very interesting design.

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Nell’s big quilt as you go

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Judy’s creative quilt block.

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My dragonfly quilt top – lots of buttonhole stitching to do!

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