Twenty-one of us attended the second annual quilt retreat, from May 5-8 at Luther Springs, and it was a rousing success. Hopefully, those who weren't able to attend followed us on Instagram @CentralFloridaMQG and #CentralFloridaMQGRetreat where we posted more than 50 photos of grinning quilters and beautiful WIPs!
Our mother and daughter team - Momasita and Mel - kept busy sewing and chatting, like the rest of us.
Our happy retreaters were, from top left: Laura, Debbie, Diane, Jamie, Judi, Cindy, Kathy, Kelly, and Lynne; and from bottom left: Monique, Mel, Janice (Momasita), Karen E., Linda T., Dee, Karen T., Jill, Carol, Sue, Lora, and Linda H.
Our thanks to retreat co-chairs, Karen and Karen, for planning this, and for our retreat goodies that included a Pixie basket, tile coaster, Tootsie Pop (we learned how useful it is for quilting!), a modern pattern, and three modern fat quarters!
Six days later, on Saturday, May 14, we gathered for our monthly Central Florida MQG meeting (on a different day) so we could have a hands-on workshop. Beth led members through a tutorial of several hand-appliqué techniques, and shared various tools used to do the job.
Following our meeting, we enjoyed our monthly Sew-In. Again, you'll find our meeting and Sew-In pictures on our Instagram feed which you can also see here.