Wednesday, March 25, 2015

W.i.P. Wednesday: In Stitches

This year I got perfect weather for driving up to Kennebunk for the Boston MQG's annual retreat.  As usual I planned way more than I could ever accomplish but for me the weekend is really more about spending time with an incredibly talented group of amazing artists.

I kicked off the weekend assembling these blades in to Dresden plates.  Perfect mindless piecing that doesn't get in the way of conversation.

I was getting pretty bored with these towards the end but I pushed through so now I have 16 plates ready for a background.  

The competition was fierce in the zipper challenge but I scored this awesome Zipit zipper and Cotton + Steel linen prize pack.  I'm loving my newest Noodlehead Open Wide Zip Pouch!

Saturday morning I basted my Central Park quilt that I pieced last year on retreat, another task that goes much faster with company.  Maybe I'll finally quilt it at next year's retreat:-)

From there I switched back to piecing with these snowball blocks.  I seem to be better at starting projects on retreat but hopefully I can ride the inspiration high and finish these up.

And as an added bonus my fabulous friend Aimee brought her serger AND serged the bottom of my new maxi Lilly dress so it's hemmed and ready for Spring (if it ever arrives).  It doesn't get any better than this!!!

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced
Joining up with this week's W.i.P. Wednesday:-)

1 comment:

  1. Sounds like a very productive and, I'm sure, fun weekend! Actually the perfect weekend for being inside and sewing!