How much stuff can you stuff in a van for a retreat??
5 sewing machines...
100 yards of fabric(literally)
4 queen size battings
All the sewing paraphernalia
off for a weekend of sewing at Kenosee Lake
the Heart and Hands Guild!!
I started the day with my Pfaff Passport.....
But ended with my new 'old' singer featherweight!!
Thanks to Heather Piermantier(my 'dealer') for this sweet little machine.
It a 1949 model and works like a dream!
The weekend kicked off with a mystery project
remained a mystery only till step ONE....
when Eileen accidentally slipped out how to begin your BAG!!
There were all kinds of bags whipped up in no time!!
As the weekend progressed the projects emerged....
Show and Tell is always impressive...
Terry was taking this Stag home to quilt for a customer
Can't wait to see how she enhances this one!!
Great job, Amy!!
The show started with Karlyn's chevrons...
Amy and Karlyn worked these scrap quilts
putting a piece of every fabric they own in them
This Dresden was by Miss Rose Van de Woestyne
Rose is amazing at her hand work!!
Marilyn Palmer with her placemats....
Terry made this with her Houston purchases in 2014
Terry wowed us with her Dresden trapunto quilting
Sarah with her flannel pinwheels...
Loved her Book shelf quilt...
Lori's Missouri Star tutorial quilt...
Even the back was beautiful...
Lori and Colleen's Quick Curve Runners from last weekend's class
Shelby's Houston purchases all sewn up!!
Peggy with her Duckie
Peggy is the queen of log cabins...Amazing!!
Dot showed her pot holders...
I think we could all use a new set of those!!
Dot is 80 Years young!!!
(or as her shirt said "16 with 64 years experience")
Isabelle's Hunter Star....
and X block stockings...
Joanne's Pastels quilt...
Mae's grey blocks
A project from a class in Crosby,ND
Betty's Successful Convergence with Ricky Tim Fabric
I was telling Betty about My Converging Mess of Mustangs...
You might want to show her what not to do Linda!!
Cindy's mesmerizing squares quilt
with her cute Kaeden's Farm quilt
And Piecemaker's quilt
Ann with a runner purchased on a vacation
and a cute little baby quilt
And Sports quilt
The twins, Elenor and Eileen dressed in the same thing without even know it!!
Thanks for the fun Hearts and Hands!!
It's always a great kick off to a winter of sewing!!
One person that was missed was Irene Roy!!
Irene recently moved to Saskatoon
I am happy to report she is really enjoying it.
Happy Birthday, Irene!!
I hope your family spoiled you!!