Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Lots of fun and got lots done too!

Ok, it's Wednesday and I still haven't written anything down....oh my!  I went to retreat last Thursday and just sewed and sewed or should I say, ate and sewed and ate some more and just had the best time!  I got so much done and had a great time doing it too.  I went to the usual place that I love called Greenbriar Retreat in Eustace, Tx and it is just wonderful to go there.  Words just can't describe what a wonderful place this is to go to.  The atmosphere is wonderful and the food is divine.  I think I gained ten pounds just for the few days I was there.  Oh, I was wishing I could stay longer when it was time to go too but I had to face reality and come back home.... I got home and they were asking me to cook.  Wow, I got spoiled really quickly!  Anyway, I did get lots done and I'll show you my pics tonight when I load them on my computer at home.  I used to blog more because I could do it at lunch and post pictures but the work computer no longer likes blogger and it rejects anything I try to post....I'm also having trouble commenting on some blogs but that's another story.

I finished these tops at retreat...
My One Block Wonder is all together and ready to be quilted.
I put together another small scrappy purple quilt.
I put the third top together for Brown Bear. This was the last panel I had and I just put borders around it.
I made backs for all of the quilts above.
I made a quilters pillow. I'm not sure what to call it. It's a big pillow (looks like a big pincushion) and you put it in your lap to work on applique or tatting or hand-work.  I love it....
I made another Sock Monkey. 
I made several blocks for various projects in progress too. I didn't finish all the blocks but got further along on the projects...
I learned a new, fun block and I'll share that with you later too. Hmm, I don't know if I'm leaving anything out or not but when I post the pictures later, I'll try to remember.  Anyway, if you've never been on a retreat, you really need to try to go. It's a lot of fun, fellowship and food.  You get to visit with your friends longer and get to know others that you didn't know before. It's like a slumber party for adults and I love to go to these. My mind and my spirit gets refreshed too.  I recommend them highly...Well, I will continue this later and show you my projects...til next time, go sew! 

3 comments:

LuAnn said...

You really have accomplished a lot. Most retreats I go to involve a lot more talking and eating than sewing, but they are a lot of fun. Glad you got to go.

Laura said...

What a treat to get to spend so much time sewing, and I am so proud of all you accomplished. By the way, as far as Blogger goes, try checking your computers and make sure you DON'T have the box checked that says "Keep me logged in", or "Remember Me" etc. It has a problem if it keeps you logged in to one computer and then you try to log in on another. Maybe this will solve your problem. :)

lillianscupboard said...

That sounds like so much fun - I'm sorry I'm so far away in Ohio.

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