Our November SYOB Retreat was great fun! I thought I’d show you some of the projects that were being worked on.
(sorry the lighting in the studio is not great for pictures)
The “Roundabout” quilt was the November project in the Schnibbles club.
If you haven’t taken a look, I have an exploding pineapple pillow pattern in the free patterns section. The block is so versatile. We’ve used it for pillows, quilts, potholders – we LOVE it around here!!
If you’re not familiar with the Glamour Girls line of fabric by Robert Kaufman Designs here’s a link to a short version of the story and pictures of the original sketches with the artist/designer of the fabric, Lorene Carnes. Lorene lives here in Salem Oregon. As a young art student she sketched these beautiful images. WW II broke out and she went to work in the ship yards, tucking away her artistic dreams. Fast forward 70 years……..a family friend who works for Robert Kaufman Designs saw the sketches in Lorene’s garage and well…..the rest is history.
The line of fabric has been very popular here in Lorene’s home town. Mary loved the fabric and bought an assortment to create with. She has made three different “Glamour Girl” quilts. This is quilt #2. I’ll do a post with pictures of all three once #3 is completed. They are all different and it’s been so fun to see the quilts come to life at the retreats.
I wanted to show you the block close-up. I love the way Loretta Orsborn quilted the blocks. The quilting gives the quilt a very “Art Deco” feel. It also puts the focus on the Glamour Girls. We LOVE Loretta’s quilting!!
Hope you enjoyed the project inspiration from retreat!
Thanks for visiting!
Blessings ~ Terri