Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Sew'n Wild Oaks Quilt Retreat Day Two

Hello Everyone,
We are having SEW much fun at the Sew'n Wild Oaks retreat! Here are just part of the "blockhead" quilters.  Some of the girls got together ahead of time and made blocks to wear for the first full day of the retreat. So cute and too funny.  All of blocks are from some of my patterns.

Nancy started Country Corners last year right before the retreat.  This is absolutely stunning.  The directions for all of her blocks are on the Country Corners tab at the top of the blog.

A few of the girls were marveling at the quilt.

Quilters like to clown around for the camera.  April the shop's manager from Prairie Queens in San Jose is sitting next to Debbie, the shop's owner.

The food has been wonderful so far.

Now aren't these kitties cute!  Zoom in to see their thongs......on their feet people!

Kathy will probably have her gorgeous wall hanging finished today.

We took our walk around the lake after lunch.  Some of the girls walked around more than once. 

There is a little bit of fall color across the pond.

Gail is working on her Lil' Orphan Scrappy blocks.

I told you yesterday you would find out what was in the cute little Sew'n Wild Oaks bag. This was the project for our retreat, a pillow from my Buttonwood pattern. 

Barbara brought her finished Grammy Squares quilt to show us.  It is a work of art.

There was more space outside on the deck to decide on block layouts.  Today it is going to be a little wet out there.  It started raining this morning.

Paula has been working on this quilt for 22 years.....her first quilt!  It is done!!!!  It is hand quilted!!!! She worked on the hand quilting last year.

The girls are making magic at the retreat.  Patty finished her October Magic.....her first applique ever!

Gotta scoot, make a pot of coffee, and we're off to the lodge for another fun day with the girls.



  1. It's just wonderful! Love Country Corners...and Grammy Squares and Little Orphan Scrappy...and I'm fighting the urge to go pull my copy of Buttonwood out. I'm trying to focus on making itty bitty stitches on my October Magic! What is my little friend, Helen, working on?

  2. The gals made my day with their blockhead shirts! What a hoot - and beautiful blocks all! I'm amazed at how much everyone has accomplished what with all the gorgeous surroundings and great food! I know you'll have another great day!

  3. This looks like such a fabulous retreat! Love the "blockheads"...what a great tribute to teacher Lynn! Enjoy!