Oh, my, the retreat was just wonderful! It was so nice to go and have no interruptions and just sew and sew and sew. I worked on a rather intricate paper-pieced iris wallhanging. I got probably 3/4 or more of it pieced, and I'm really liking the way it looks. My place for sewing was just this side of my friend there in the black shirt. I think there were about 25 of us there, with several from our quilt guild.
The day before the retreat, I went to a quilt show. It wasn't real large, and almost all the quilts were hand quilted, which further inspired me to try hand quilting again. It's been many years since I have done that.
These pictures are from the show.
From Cold and Wintery Virginia! - [image: 20171215_073345] I stood on the end of the front porch – the bit that is over the garage, looking down at the hairpin turn of the laneway –the very ...
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