Fiber Qwest Retreats
January sew-in 2017
November Sew-in 2016
October Sew-in 2016
August Sew-in 2016
July Sew-in 2016
April Sew-in 2016
February Sew-in 2016
November Sew-in 2015
October 2015 Sew-in
August Sew-in 2015
July Sew-in 2015
April Sew-in 2015
February Sew-in 2015
October sew-in 2014
July Sew-in 2014
April Sew-in 2014
February Sew-in 2014
January Sew-in 2014
November Sew-in 2013
October Sew-in 2013
August Sew-in 2013
July Sew-in 2013
June Sew-in 2013
April Sew-in 2013
Presidents' Weekend Sew-in 2013
November Sew-in 2012
Fall Retreat 2012
August Sew-in 2012
Summer Sew-in 2012
Spring Retreat 2012
Presidents' Weekend Sew-in 2012
Fall Retreat 2011
Summer Sew-in 2011
Spring Retreat 2011
Fall Retreat 2010
Spring Retreat 2010
Spring Fest 2008
People are talking!
My patterns and kits
Please Like our Fiber Qwest Retreats Facebook page!
at the Brea Glenbrook Club
A full house and more new friends. Look at all we accomplished--trying new things and a whole lot of finishing going on!
Click on the pictures to enlarge
Our Newbie Mary Jo and friend Teri
Melinda takes a break.
Gwen works on a cute sundress.
Florine keeps adding hand stitched blocks.
Stephanie creates artistry in jewelry from gorgeous silks and unusual buttons.
Friends Florine and Ricki
Karen uses photo transfers and folded fabric over styrofoam balls for these beautiful personal ornaments.
Monica works on her sweatshirt.
Letty loves making bags.
Mary Jo learning the meaning of grainline
Cut and close--cut and close!
Devoras's clever tie adaptation of the placemat purse
An added embellishment!
Gwen's adorable faux fur vest
Sharing a tip on picking the fur from the seam
Karen shares the finished product she started at a previous sew-in.
Complete with custom label!
Melinda presses the sashing--love that red, white, and black!
Letty starts her princess quilt.
Sharing good times with daughter Amanda
Surprise! Melinda treats all of us to celebrate Amanda's birthday.
Cindy and Dawn from Joyful Healing join us for lunch.
Kindergarten teacher Amanda designed these chair covers for her class.
Oh so tiny and soooo cute!
Quilt and Eat, Quilt and Eat--what a life!
"See the cute pillowcases!", chirps Mary to sister Sharon.
"Is it okay to have fun?" asks Teri.
Dawn uses her magic fingers for a wonderful massage.
"Ricki said not to lose my Purple Thang!
The Production Room
Gwen shows off the little faux fur purse.
Monica started with a stack of gorgeous drapery fabric squares and a sweatshirt.
Random fabric placement, but with an eye to a balance of values, is taking this sweatshirt to an elegant jacket.
Nilda starts a different kind of sweatshirt jacket with several contrasting fabric choices.
Auditioning some possible choices
Adding sashing to each block
Letty shows the finished top.
Nilda shares her finished 30's quilt which is ready for the binding.
Working out the final details--pleated grosgrain ribbon on the flap of the purse.
Devora uses a zipper foot to sew close to the trim.
Dig Mary's crazy socks! She loves to make the soft books.
Sharon shows off a cuddly rag quilt.
See the final detail--appliqued knitted lemon to cover the strap attachment.
Teri smiles--she's a stripper too.
TA DA--it's done!
Friends Karen and Teri savor the finished top--who doesn't just love pink and chocolate??
Gwen is enjoying her first retreat with friend Melinda.
She tailors with wool, she re-invents, and yes, she can also work with denim!
Create your own unique website with customizable templates.