Thursday, February 18, 2010

Zion Retreat Day 1

Every Spring our Quilt Guild, the Dixie Quilt Guild goes to Zion National Park for a retreat.
We just arrived tonight and are setting up our machines.

One of the traditions is to bring a quilt to share. We place them on our beds for Show and Tell.

This is Cathie Purdy's quilt. "Carolina Lily" from Australian Patchwork & Quilting Collectors Edition.

Cindy Carlson made this Bargello Cabin quilt.

We just had a class as a guild where Bev Lewis taught Fabulous Fractures. Cindy is making a pillow sham out of hers to match the quilt.

Here are the ladies across the hall. By tonight we should have around 75 members arriving here at Zion.

This is our view out our bedroom window. Spectacular setting.


Unknown said...

Looks like the perfect place for a retreat!! Have tons of fun and get lots accomplished.

Sherri said...

Sounds like fun! Hey...what is the best shop to go to up in the Ogden area...any ideas???

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

Oh how beautiful!! I love the quilts on your bed, what a fun idea. Have a wonderful time!!

Material Mary said...

Wow! Have a great time and gets lots done!!

beth said...

wow! quilting in such a beatiful place! are you able to focus on fabric?

Mel said...

What fun and I'm sure the weather is great!

dq said...

I taught a quilt class at the amphitheatre at this retreat several years back. I have NEVER FORGOTTEN how neat it was to walk into all of the hotel rooms and see the beautiful quilts on all the beds. It was so inspiring!!

I need to come back to the Zions Retreat sometime.

Browndirtcottage said...

Oh Wow Nedra....I know you will have soooo much fun!!!

Calamity Jane's Cottage, Bonnie said...

Hi Nedra,
Have a great time and what a great view. Laughter and sewing, you can't get much better.
Love your dress quilt below.
Keep Stitchen'

CJ said...

I don't know if I could quilt with that scenery beckoning. I love ZION and those red rocks.

AMIT said...

Looks like you had fun.

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