If ever you need creative inspiration, look to Uppercase Magazine! There is something for everyone within the pages of Uppercase!
Thank you so much for sending an assortment of editions for our retreat gift bags!
Just look at these gorgeous covers- and imagine what is inside!
Thanks again Uppercase Magazine for supporting our retreat! We couldn't do it without you!
Thank you Hobbs Bonded Fibers for donating batting for our retreat prizes!
Quilters always need batting to finish their products! And with such a selection, Hobbs Batting is a great brand to use in our quilts! The offer traditional batting like cotton or polyester, and some newer options like wool and silk. Here is a chart showing all the batting and possible uses in quilts.
Thanks again Hobbs Batting for sponsoring our prizes.
How amazing is this? One of our retreat guests Berene will be designing a custom pattern for all the retreat gift bags! Imagine a OOAK pattern just for SWO MOD? Lucky us!
Berene is a pattern and fabric designer who is known for her tattoo patterns as well as adorable pre-printed baby gift items, such as books where you just cut and sew and the next thing you know you have a finished baby gift!
Check out her website for all her products- HAPPY SEW LUCKY
Berene also designed this Bad Ass inspirational text quilt that can be pre-ordered from Fabric Spark
And for those that belong to the London MQG, we will be hosting Berene for a lecture and mini workshop in the fall, so get ready to be inspired!
Thanks again Berene for designing our very own retreat pattern!
Unfortunately Fabric Please isn't able to attend our retreat as a vendor, but thankfully The Stitcharie can come with all their wonderful fabrics!
The Stitcharie is a wonderful fabric shop that also offers long arm machine quilting. Laurie and her staff are lovely and helpful.
Both modern fabrics and traditional fabrics are offered at The Stitcharie, so if you are near Petrolia, stop in and have a look!
See you in April!
3 Months today and the 2018 SWO MOD Retreat will be happening!
Isn't the Inn beautiful with the snow?
SWO Mod: A Modern Quilt Retreat is a modern quilting retreat located in South Western Ontario.