Friday, March 26, 2010

Spring Quilt Retreat

I just spent the last four days at a quilt retreat. My quilt group goes in the spring and in the fall. It is a mountain lodge of one of the members of our group. We take turns cooking and usually only have one meal to do. The cost of that meal is the only expense involved. We are truly lucky to have this resource.

We set up tables in the game room. It has fantastic windows that let the light in. Here is my work space.

And here is the view from my seat at said work space. Can you see the mountain behind the tree?

We also take advantage of the ping pong table and the pool table. See my work space between the windows?

The kitchen is large and the center counter is our cutting center.

The bedrooms are roomy. This was mine.

If we needed inspiration there are several quilts on the walls in the large great room.

Our meals were eaten in the dining room which offered beautiful scenery.

I was able to finish all of the large blocks for Shakespeare in the park. Here I am holding some of them.

Here are the blocks laid out. I still have 48 five inch blocks to do for the border. I didn't get much sewn on the double wedding ring but that is OK.

Our numbers varied depending on the day. Since it is only 15 miles from home it is very convenient. We sewed, we talked, we laughed, we ate very good food. All in all it was a very wonderful time. I get to do this again in October. I can't wait.


  1. Lovely spot for a retreat and love SIP.

  2. Beautiful setting for beautiful quilts

  3. Wow, Penny, what a gorgeous place to live, or visit! I'm a new follower.........and look forward to going back and seeing all your (undeleted) archival posts. HaHa! Your quilts, and workmanship, are beautiful. Michele

  4. Wow, looks like you had a great time on your retreat - you certainly were productive. I really love your SIP - the colors you've chosen are gorgeous!

  5. What a beautiful, inspiring place to quilt!