After four delightful days and nights with quilting friends on retreat, I am gradually reentering the real world. You know, the world of cooking my own meals, no desserts, and doctor’s scales…that world. Nonetheless, I’m glad to be home with hubby and the dogs. I made Friday a recovery and reentry day with a very long nap built into the afternoon schedule.
Our first Quilt Club retreat had 28 participants at the Compass Centre in Mt. Calm, Texas. The center was designed for quilters by a quilter and is run by quilters, so you know it had to be good. We had spacious, L shaped work stations that made it easy to spread out our work. I took my 63 year old Singer 301 and she held her own among some mighty fine new machines!
We also had acres and acres of design wall space, but my little blocks were so small, I used very little of it. This paper pieced Sue Garman project is going to keep me busy a very long time!
Every day, sometimes twice a day, we were visited by the “quilt fairy” and everyone won a door prize. The loot I brought home (some purchased, but mostly gifted) including my blocks and an emptied spool is below.