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Hello Everyone,

Yesterday was our last day at the retreat that I was teaching at the Strong House Inn in Vergennes, VT. I must say what a lovely group of ladies we had there and they were all very prolific!  All of them understood the paper piecing process and really seemed to enjoy it!! That made me very excited and happy for them.


Here we all are holding some of the blocks they completed.  Oh... but there was much more than what they had in their hands!!


Here is Patty with one of her Desert Sky blocks.  Patty and her daughter came from Canada to attend the retreat, about an 8 hour drive. And they plan on coming next year too!!


Here are three of her blocks together!  Just gorgeous!


Mary, the innkeeper, is also a quilter and got in on the action too!  Her blocks are just beautiful!


Cindy's block turned out just wonderful.  I love that black patterned batik soooooo much.


Laura was quite busy and was able to get all these units done!  She certainly out did her mom, I think.


Ruth, another Canadian, finished these.  I really love the colors that she chose.

This was a fabulous place to have a retreat.  The rooms were beautiful, the food gourmet, the company was fun and friendly.  Another paper piecing retreat is already in the works for next year at the same time!! Yup... a different project though.  I will be teaching it too... so keep your January calendars open!!

If you would like any of the patterns that we made at this retreat... Desert Sky, Total Eclipse, and Sunflower Illusions, you can purchase them on my site by clicking here.

If you would like to know more about the Strong House Inn (as it it a year round inn), just click here.

If you would like to see ALL the photos from the retreat just click here.


Until Next Time...
Jackie Kunkel
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Jackie Kunkel

I am a quilter, online quilt shop owner, Nationally Certified Judy Niemeyer Instructor and Certified Shop, designer, author, podcaster, mother, and wife. I have been quilting since 1993 years and in business since August, 2000. I love networking and having fun doing anything quilty! Learn More…

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