The Modern Quilt Guild

The Modern Quilt Guild

Sunday, June 30, 2013

ABQ MQG Retreat!

Whew - what a weekend!  A quick recap of our sewing/quilting retreat to Las Vegas, NM:

Sewn:

1 dress
3 skirts
1 blouse
1 duffle bag
1 tote bag
1 Gumdrop Pillow
1 Pockets-to-Go

Quilted:

1 table runner
4 quilt tops
2 placemats
1 almost-finished quilt top


Knitted:

1 almost-finished hat
lots of spinning yarn

Ate:
chocolate, chips, fruit, enchiladas, cookies, yogurt, mixed nuts, chocolate, hummus, more chocolate, and this dip, which we could eat by the gallon:

Run out and buy it!!

Drank:
water, soda, sangri, pinot grigio, mescato, and more water
Playlist:
disco to Sinatra, alternative rock to 80s classics.

All in all, a productive and fabulous weekend!




Lisa's baby quilt began on the design wall like this:

but in the end, this was the design:










Time away from the world - spouses, jobs, children, day-to-day chores and the endless to-do list....was just what we needed!

If you live within a few hours of this town, and sew, take the time to get to Thread Bear, a fabulous quilting and yarn store right on the Plaza....say hi to Ann & Michael, who run the store, and give yourself an hour or sew to shop!

1 comment:

  1. That looks really great. I'm looking forward to a time when I can participate in something like this.

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