Sunday, October 30, 2011

MQN Quilt Retreat

A few weeks ago my quilting buddy Margaret asked me to join her in attending the Michigan Quilt Network's first quilt retreat getaway. It was held at a State Of Michigan Dept of Natural Resources facility on North Higgins Lake. The weather was cooperative, and we were treated to a picture-perfect Michigan autumn weekend!

 Taking advantage of the lovely weather, I stepped away from my sewing machine for a bit on Saturday afternoon to talk a walk with my camera down by the lake. So peaceful.

Since our sewing time was limited to just Saturday, I decided to participate in the mystery quilt project. I  used Christmas fabrics, in a fresh red, lime green and pink color palette.

 I finished piecing the top this morning, but I think it needs one more border.  I'm not sure whether I will choose to quilt it for this Christmas or not. All in all, it was an enjoyable and productive weekend!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Wednesday, October 5, 2011