ANNUAL OCTOBER RETREAT 2017
Our retreat was great fun and lots of quilting and stitching was accompolished….as well as shopping and eating.
We shared hints and tips with each other and had great fellowship together.
Our quilt challenge of “buttons”:
First place – Nancy Powell
Tied for second place – Betty Dix and Sue Nugent
Please bring your “button” challenges to the November meeting for a special show and tell.
Our fashion accessory: Halloween costume
Jackie Frye and Cathy Fasey as “Remains of Old Quilters”
Dates for next year – October 11- 14, 2018
Quilt challenge: “Rick-rack”
Fashion accessory: Floral (flowers – silk or otherwise or in the fabric)
Dates to come
October 17 – 20, 2019
October 15 – 18, 2020
ANNUAL OCTOBER RETREAT 2016
Retreat Number 12
Our 12th annual retreat is now a thing of the past. There was shopping, eating, laughing and lots and lots of quilting. As always our retreat is filled with members willing to share their knowledge and expertise. So there was lots of learning going on as well. Many thanks to all who came and made this a great retreat weekend !
Challenges for 2016 Retreat:
- Quilt: Illustrate your first initial of your name—either with fabrics, colors starting with that letter, or do a modern, traditional or fancy depiction of the letter.
- Fashion accessory: your favorite holiday attire ( sweater, sweatshirt, vest, dress, tee-shirt, or complete outfit)…doesn’t matter what holiday.
And below are our winners:
Favorite Holiday Attire…Jackie Frye…no one can be a Halloween witch like Jackie!
And the winners of the “letter” challenge:
1st place – Georgette Copes…..Mother giraffe and young giraffe
2nd place – Jackie Frye…beautiful appliqued “ J” with decorative vines and berries
3rd place – Suzy Brody…Sioux Storyteller Doll with little storyteller dolls
As usual, amazing work form our members.
Below are some more pictures from the fun event: