I have just returned from my annual retreat with the most wonderful quilting friends. We have been retreating together for more than 10 years and we have such a great time together. We stay up too late, we eat too many treats, we laugh too much (is there such a thing?), we sew until our bodies are cramping and in pain, and we catch up on the happenings in each other's lives. It's so fun and rejuvenating to be with like-minded people who share your interests and really "get" you.
There was lots of inspiration to enjoy and I wanted to share some of it with you. Here are 6 types of hand work being enjoyed this week (by some of my favourite humans!)...
Cynthia is taking some applique stitches on a wool project by Primitive Gatherings.
Andrea is binding a baby quilt, with such an adorable backing.
Jackie is creating unique crafter's jewelry by hand.
Gail is knitting socks using yarn that makes these fancy patterns.
Helen is hand quilting a huge log cabin bed quilt for a wedding gift.
I made some hand embroidered strawberries on my next Life is Beautiful block.
I hope you will be inspired by seeing these hands at work, to take a few stitches on your favourite project. We'd love to see what you're making today, and hope you will post a link below to your hand stitching blog post.
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