10 Women, 9 States, 1 Common Bond
I love sewing. I don’t have any local friends to get together with for a sewing day, so I have learned to love to sew by myself. But I cherish the connections I’ve made through blogging with so many other like-minded women, who are also different and fun and interesting. I always try to seize the chance to meet them in person, this time for a weekend together sewing and quilting.
I love making lists, so I made a list of words and phrases to describe our weekend quilting retreat:
New WIPs, More UFOs, Stash Building, Idea Sharing, Inspiration, Advice, Motherly, Sisterly, Friendship, Laughter, Bonding, Heartwarming, AMAZING!
Since most people don’t like to have their picture taken, I took pictures of everyone’s sewing machines and workstations instead. We all love to see people’s creative space, so I thought it would be cool to see our work stations at retreat. (Doris has a group photo, which I think she will share soon.)
Cindy’s work space
Amanda’s work space
Doris‘ work space
Shelly’s work space
Rene’s work space.
Rene’s sister Michelle joined us, but I missed getting a photo of her workspace before she had to pack up to return home. Sorry Michelle!
Toni’s work space
Stephanie‘s work space
Mary‘s work space
My work space (which I photographed in between projects so it looks a little too neat and clean!)
How far would you travel to spend time with a group of like-minded women you know but you’ve never met before? If it means the privilege of getting together with such an amazing group of women, I highly recommend it!
PS – I got a lot of projects done at retreat which I will plan to share with you in another post.