Monday, March 24, 2014

Crabapple Hill Spring Retreat

I am back from the spring Crabapple Hill Retreat!
This was the 2nd retreat at Crabapple Hill that I have attended. 
My first retreat was Fall 2012.
Meg Hawkey is a wonderful hostess.
It was a relaxed time of stitching and crafts with lots of laughing and chit chat.
Here are some photos so you can see.



Here is the Crabapple Hill studio.


Here is inside. 

 
More inside.
 
 
Isn't this wall of quilts lovely?
 
 


Here is my table full of friendly stitchers/quilters. We were happy to meet Jennifer and Ailene from Jennifer's Quilt Shop in Michigan.  There were ladies from Oregon, Washington, Canada, Utah, and Idaho also.

 
Here is the box that greeted me with my nametag and cream velvet heart pincushion.

 
Inside the box was the weekend stitching project.  I love it!


Here is a 2nd project-a wool needle roll that I am happy to say I finished.



Here is the 3rd project a stitching fairy in a jar-there are two examples below.  Mine is finished!



If that was not enough, we still had time to complete a scissor fob.  The example is laying on the white rectangle.  The charms had pieces of antique lace in them. My finished scissor fob is pictured above on the photo of our weekend heart project.


Here is Sunday brunch.  All the meals were delicious!


Lots of show and tell-here are some new quilts by Crabapple Hill.  This one is Shiny & Brite.


This quilt is Gingerbread Houses.


This one is Snowmen A-Z

 
I didn't forget the photos of my new stash :)



Thank you, Meg, for a wonderful weekend. 
Looking forward to returning for the Summer retreat in June.

13 comments:

cucki said...

wow so beautiful and so much fun..
thank you for sharing xx

Barb said...

Looks like a great time with so many beautiful things!

Lesley said...

Oh my gosh Mom, I don't even know how you keep up with all of that!! Very nice pics!

Beth in IL said...

Nice job! That looks like a wonderful retreat.

Margaret said...

Looks like a real treat! Lovely projects and lovely new stash too!

Cindy's Stitching said...

Thank you for sharing. Looks like a great time. all of the projects look great.

Chris said...

Looks like a wonderful getaway! Such great projects and new stash!

Vonna, The Twisted Stitcher said...

Looks like a great, good, beautiful time!

pam said...

How wonderful- very jealous

Bekca said...

It was great seeing all the pictures from the retreat, I bet you had a fab time :) Enjoy all of your lovely new stash!
Best wishes.

Thoeria said...

How wonderful!! That looks like so much fun! I'm positively green with envy :) Wish we had things like this organised here! Great new stash :)

Linda K's Stitching Corner said...

Sounds like you had a good time on your trip...and that you enjoyed yourself...I am so glad that you got to get away and join your friends for some fun time in Quilting.

Happy Stitching
Linda K, Railroad

Annette-California said...

What a fantastic retreat you went to. Love all your new goodies and what lovely new projects you have to make. Your needlebook & beaded fob you made while there are beautiful!
love Annette