So a group of say about 28 women get together for four days. They each have a bag or two or three of fabric. What do you think can happen with that fabric in four days of sewing? Well it was pure magic, my Sweeties! Pure magic!
Look and see what the results are. And feel free to drool!
Is this cutest guy you ever saw? And all made out of little pieces of fabric. Can you see the squirrel and the rabbits?
This is his not so little playmate. Isn’t she a beauty? Again, all done with little bits of fabric that were fussy cut.
This one was put together, cut apart and put back together. Now how clever is that? Spectacular!
This medieval looking gem has wonderful thread work in every block. It is too beautiful for words! When it is finally all together, it will be a stunner!
Here is a really lovely Quilt of Valor. It is meant for a specific veteran and is truly personal. A lot of love is going into this quilt.
These two lovelies are coasters and couldn’t be nicer.
These pieced butterflies are going to be wonderful in the final quilt, whatever it is. Of course, I especially love the the blue one!
Here is some hand embroidery beyond compare! Just sit and enjoy!
More embroidery. Drool if you must!
Love the colors in this beauty!
How nice is this? Won’t it be great in a camper or a lodge?
Now this is a fantastic quandary. Not sure what it will be, but it is divine.
What a cutie patootie is this! I want one!
There is nothing like a good old fashioned bowtie quilt. Brings back memories, doesn’t it?
What a sight! Can you believe this? The work and the precision!
Another version of a bowtie quilt. X’s and O’s.
Doesn’t everyone want one of these? I sure do!
Oh my goodness! A baby quilt that practically brings tears to your eyes.
How lovely is this? Love the scrappy border!
More butterflies! But this time in the border. How unusual!
Oh how I love a blue and white quilt! And those fabrics, yum!
One version of a good old Log Cabin. Wonderful!
And so ended our four day quilt retreat. The quilts are the only part I can show you. I can’t show you how much we laughed or how much we talked or how much we cared about each other. I can’t show you the hugging, the touching, the sharing that went on.
The fabric is what draws us together, but the fellowship is what keeps us together. Quilting is the purpose but caring is the glue. A bag of fabric may be the reason we gather but true love is why we stay.