Unraveled Wednesday – retreating

Last Friday I headed east to join my quilting friends for an annual retreat.  I am not quilting much these days and with the chaos and stress that has been my life lately, I contemplated skipping this year.  In the end, I was happy that I went.  I stitched up four new project bags, a pair of pants for our tiny person, and a gadget bag that was much fussier than I would normally tackle but since I sewed this one alongside one of my friends so it was fun.  There was a fair  amount of unsewing (the quilting equivalent of unraveling).  There was also good food, catching up, coffee, wine, and plenty of laughter.

Between sewing projects, I made some good progress on my most recent knit.  I don’t think I will finish before I leave but this could be my travel knitting, at least for the first part of my trip.  Then I will need to acquire the materials for another project once I get to Shetland.  I still need to make some final decisions on travel clothing.  I have two smallish books to take and leave along the way and two audio books on my phone.  Departure time is so close!

Thanks for hosting us Kat!

Published by Juliann

Recently retired and ready for adventure

5 thoughts on “Unraveled Wednesday – retreating

  1. You must be so excited! I love the “maker” bag in your first photo. Is that one of the bags you made at the retreat? I love the mix of patterns and the shape. Love the shawl — what a perfect piece for your travels. XO

  2. Your trip is going to be amazing! and how fun to “need” to shop for yarn while you’re there 🙂 (and last weekend’s retreat looks amazing – I hope you soaked up lots of creative energy!)

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