Loose Threads: Shipshewana Quilt Retreat: Day 1

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Shipshewana Quilt Retreat: Day 1

You know you've arrived in Shipshewana, Indiana, when you see your first horse and buggy. 
The quilting can't officially start until you have a little bag of fabrics from Lollys.
Of course, you have to "fish" for fat quarters in the boat.
Chicken and  noodles at The Blue Gate is always on the menu.
And, we always need at least one cupcake from The Garden Gate Cafe.
Having fun visiting with old friends that have come to the retreat and missing those that weren't able to make it.  We know you are here with us in spirit.  Now I actually have to do some sewing since it is a quilt retreat. 

I hope all of you are finding some time to stitch and maybe even eat a cupcake today. 

Thanks for visiting! 


Cheri said...

Oh I love quilt retreats, have fun!

Mama Pea said...

Have fun! I want to get there one of these days!

Linda said...

Oh, yes! Brings back fond memories from just a few months ago!! :-) Shipshe is wonderful!!

Editfolt said...

húúúúúúúú, with beautiful materials. I need a piece of all of them!!

blauraute said...

Dear LuAnn,
there are so much and so nice fabrics!!! Have fun and enjoy one or more capcakes a day.

judith lockhart said...

How fun! I've been to Shipshewana a couple of times and know exactly where you are showing to eat. Hope you get lots of quilting done and enjoy all your friends there!

Kris said...

What fun! Keep us posted on the details so we will think we are there with you. Have a great time.

Karen said...

I love Shipshewana! And, the sounds of chicken and noodles!!!!

Kathie said...

oh looks like fun and yummy food!
I need to make it to Shipshewana one of these days!

Quilter Kathy said...

Looks like great fun...wish I could be there enjoying it with you!

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