There were around 16 ladies from our guild that went and sewed for the weekend. We had 2 nice suites for our use and we all sat together in one to sew. This picture is taken from the 2nd floor where the cutting tools were. We had to climb upstairs to cut our fabric, which was SO good for me considering all the food I consumed.
We learned how to make Kaleidoscope quilts while at the retreat. If we wanted to make one, we had to bring a large print fabric with contrasting background. Paulette, another guild member, taught us how to cut the fabric so the same pattern appeared in each pie shape and then how to sew them together to make it look kaleidoscopish. I made 18 blocks that are all different with the same fabric and now I get to figure out how to piece those crazy shapes together to make a quilt top.
I can not believe how much food I consumed over the weekend. I went up there on Friday morning and got home around 6:00 on Saturday evening and I think I honestly ate about 5 days worth of food, but mostly JUNK food!
I weighed myself this morning and before I did, I prepared myself for a 7 pound weight gain, but to my utter surprise, I am only 1/2 pound more than usual! I think all those calories have not yet been imbedded into my behind yet. We will see what the scale says tomorrow! I need to find that Slim-Fast that got pushed to the back of my pantry!
Thanks to my sweet mom for taking care of the chillens for the weekend. It was such a super time to go away and not worry, and then come home to a clean house! Matt did take the girls to Salina on Saturday too, so kudos to my Matty.
By the way, this is for Brittany, my sister had her baby on May 1st, her due date. Pictures and details to come!