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Monday, April 20, 2015

Not just a Friday night

I missed out on signing up for Friday Night Sew In last Friday.  But I didn’t miss out on the sewing!  My friend Linda P. and I attended the spring No Snow retreat in beautiful Haines Junction.  We drove up on Wednesday night so we could be there for the early start at 8:30 Thursday morning.  There was much sewing to be had over the next four days with almost thirty ladies whirring away on their sewing machines.  IMG_8854[1]

Unlike many others I didn’t complete a quilt top, preferring to work on small articles.  Like another Sew Together bag…

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And a couple of cute little bunny bags..


a finished table runner…. you may remember that I was working on this one at my friend Dahn’s house back in February.  Well now it is bound and finished and ready to adorn my table….


And a second round for a hexie flower…. Lynette sent me a lovely gift of a set of second round hexies as a thank-you for my time as the coordinator for the Inchy Hexagon Flower Swap...


The rest of the time I spent  working on my postage stamp quilt.  I was able to add three rows – I now have eleven rows done and about another thirty to go…. I don’t have a picture to show right now but stay tuned. 

So a lovely weekend of sewing fun.  Lots of good food and a few good laughs.  What more could one ask for?

I hope you had a great weekend too!



  1. Hi Janet,you did very well,love the bag and the table runner xx

  2. Wow, look at that magnificent display of all the work done, what a stunning place to have a retreat, and your table runner, super. And Mud after snow and slush, nothing better. Header photo says it all.

  3. It always such fun to go on retreat.. Nice to get lots of little finishes...

  4. I always wanted to attend one of the Haines Junction retreats but never could. Now I've moved away! :(

  5. That sounds like so much fun!! And you were able to work on so many different projects. Cool bags!