Another sample has been made for the first SIYOB Retreat (Sleep In Your Own Bed). This one comes from my fat quarter stash rather than a jelly roll. Still makes a beautiful quilt and one that you could do if you wanted to purchase fat quarters instead of a jelly roll.
But the first retreat will be all about Jelly Rolls and is called "Jelly Rolls are Non Fattening". It takes place from 6 PM to 9 PM Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6, from 9 AM to 6 PM and in between you get to sleep in your own bed!
This is how it works. Friday night you set up your sewing machine for the 6 PM start of our retreat and begin your quilting project. During the evening you sew and snack and visit with your fellow Retreaters as you work on your project. At 9 PM you leave your space as it is and go home to sleep.
In the morning at 9 AM, you return to the classroom at Piecing with Poppers Quilting Center and continue with your project. You breakfast in the morning and sew and visit. You lunch at noon and visit with your quilty friends. You sew and snack in the afternoon and finish your project by the end of our retreat at 6 PM!
By the end, you have a lovely quilt top finished and ready for quilting! Isn't that a wonderful thing?!
I hope you can join us for the first retreat, but if you cannot, don't fret because we have others planned.
In July, the theme of the retreat will be "Christmas in July". How original, huh!
August projects revolve around charm packs and is called "Charm-ing, I'm sure".
Then in September we will work with fat quarters, to make a quilt for this retreat entitled, "Fun with Fat Quarters".
Again I hope you will be able to join us for these fun events. Whether you join us for one retreat or all of them, I know you will have a grand ole time!
Oh did I mention,that the fee includes all of your materials to make a quilt top or in the case of July, a stocking, tablerunner and small tree skirt. All you have to do is come, bring your sewing machine, threat and cutting tools, a smile and the willingness to have a good time.
Oh, wait a minute, not a good time, but rather a GREAT time!
Hope to see you soon!
Louise from the Studio at the Piecing with Poppers Quilting Center.