The IVQG is no longer accepting applications for its Spring Retreat as it is now full.
For information on the Pilgrim Park facility, please visit www.il-outdoorministries.org.
Pick a block that begins with the first letter of your first name. For example, an S, as in Shelley, would be Shoo Fly, Sawtooth Star, etc. Here is a website to help you pick some blocks: http://www.blockcrazy.com/List%20of%20Quilt%20Block%20Names%20Arranged%20Alphabetically.htm and also at http://quilterscache.com/QuiltBlocksGalore.html There is an alphabetical list on this one.
Pick a color that beings with the first letter of your last name. For example, an E, as in Emerson, would be Eggplant, Emerald, etc. Here is a website to help you pick some colors: http://www.color-ize.com/color-list.php#S
The challenge will be to make a quilt measuring between 12" and 20" square and anything in between. Example: 12" x 18" is acceptable. Use the block and color that corresponds with your initials. Most of all, have fun!
A fabulous prize will be awarded for the one winner.
There will be two retreat classes offered.
- Karen Bailey will teach you to make two different quilts: Rectangles and Rails and 4-Patch Color Play.
- Penny Waldrip will teach an "April Fool's Improv" class. Description and Supply List