Hello Everyone,

Last weekend, my friends Pam, Justine and I went on a wonderful quilting retreat in Chester, VT. This was our second year at this retreat and we had such a fantastic time. Lots of fun with old friends and new. Plenty of inspiration to be had. I wanted to share just a few pictures with you. Hopefully, by my next post I will have a slideshow of the retreat containing TONS of inspiration for you.

For now, Justine, Pam and I welcome you to our retreat...

Country Treasures is a phenomenal quilt shop in Chester, VT. The shop owner Sue, is full of energy and ideas. We just love her and ALL her staff. They certainly make you feel like you are part of the family.

The next photo is of one of the projects I was working on. I can't show the other as it is part of the Christmas in July Swap. Sorry, no sneak peeks!

Pam is hard at work or is she hardly working??? LOL. She certainly is happy anyway.

Justine working on her "Design Floor". She did lots of that! Justine was definitely the overachiever for the weekend.

More of Justine's projects on the "Design Floor". I have a feeling many of us have a design floor.

Now onto the cocktail hour which we coupled with a show and tell. Each year, Country Treasures asks us all to bring show and tell. Well, guess what I brought... my 4th of July quilt! I just had to....

And of course, my picnic quilt. That is the lovely Mary Jane helping me hold my quilts. She works at Country Treasures and is such a hoot! We love you!

Justine showing her recycled jeans quilt. Yay, Justine GO GREEN!

Pam showing her beautiful diaper bag. She did an impeccable job making this.

Justine showing her market bag and the fabric garlic bulb her sister had made for her years ago. A perfect embellishment for this bag.

Justine's completed quilt top from the retreat! Such a show off, but we love her!! You know it too!!

So there is your little peek into our retreat weekend. Check back on the next post for a slideshow.

If you would like some more inspiration, 4 new quilts were posted here in my gallery. Hopefully, by my next post, I will also have my June newsletter and Podcast out too. So if you haven't signed up for the newsletter, just go over to my left sidebar and click on the newspaper.

Until Next Time....

Jackie Kunkel
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Jackie Kunkel

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