This was a five day sewing retreat at a military base set up in WWII used as a POW camp in Starke, Florida, just southwest of Jacksonville. We stayed in the military housing and sewed at the armory, me along with 185 other people. It was the best ever; I met lots of new people and took 2 classes, one from Pam Buda of Heartspun Quilts and Lynn Hagmeier, fabric designer for Moda, Kansas Troubles.
Friday was setup and a great sew day. I don’t think I’ve ever seen the likes of sewing in one place before, I should have taken pictures but I didn’t – maybe next time. I worked on finishing my mystery quilt project from Quiltville, Bonnie Hunter’s Easy Street. I did finish it, I’m not sure which day – they kind of ran together.
I took Pam’s class on “Practice what I Preach”, I was able to finish it all but the borders before I came home and Lynn’s class was on Sunday and it was a cute round table topper pattern. It was a quick project and I was able to finish it while I was there as well.
We had several beautiful sunsets on Lake Kingsley and one day we were greeted by 2 egrets that wanted to come in and play.
David drove me and he was fairly entertained with running on the base, watching TV and NASCAR.
He came home well rested. I was kind of tired, but it was all very well worth it.
hugs and stitches,