Jelly Roll Quilts from Craft Retreat

Each year at Creative Craft Retreat we offer some classes. The past couple of years I have taught patchwork quilting classes (you can see the pictures here and here). This year the class was taught by Di from Quiltitis. She taught a jelly roll race quilt with a little twist. These quilts have been around for… Read More»

Creative Craft Retreat 2013

Last weekend I spent the weekend crafting with a wonderful group of women. Some of them were friends already and others were new friends. It was the annual Creative Craft Retreat at Lake Perseverance and as always it was fabulous. The last couple of years I have taught patchwork quilting classes at this event but… Read More»

Creative Craft Retreat 2013

Each year I help to organise the Creative Craft Retreat. This is a crafty weekend for women held at the beautiful Lake Perseverance outside Crow’s Nest, about an hours drive from Toowoomba in South East Queensland. The weekend is a chance to learn a new craft skill or work on a project from your stash… Read More»

Textured Artwork

Each year at Creative Craft Retreat there is a class that gets lots of people “watching it” – you know, wandering past regularly to see what they are doing, or stopping for a chat at that table, or admiring from a distance as they head for lunch. Sometimes it is because the craft the class… Read More»

Creative Craft Retreat 2012

One of the things I love most about Creative Craft Retreat each year is the amazing inspiration of having such a diverse range of crafts all in one room. We ran four classes this year, but many people chose to bring their own projects to work on. Some started brand new projects for the weekend,… Read More»

Quilting at Craft Retreat 2012

Last weekend I had a fabulous time teaching a patchwork and quilting class out at Creative Craft Retreat. I’ve been talking about this retreat off and on now all year as I planned my class quilt and then when I finished my Christmas Triangles Quilt. My class basically created a half square triangle quilt out… Read More»

Christmas Triangles Quilt

Later in the year I’m teaching a class at Creative Craft Retreat. This year it will be a quilt with half square triangles.  I’ve been working on the sample quilt and I just have to share it with you. I love it! Now I know it is Summer at Christmas time here in Australia so… Read More»

More from Craft Retreat

While I was teaching my quilting class at Craft Retreat, there were two other classes running. One was making bears with the lovely Kris. Kris has her patterns available at Tag Along Teddies. This year the class were working on Olive and Finnegan. The bears were beautiful! She also writes a blog at Tag Along… Read More»

Quilting at Craft Retreat

What a fabulous weekend I’ve had! I dropped the kids at Mum’s on Friday and spent the weekend at the Creative Craft Retreat at Lake Perseverance. It wasn’t the first time I had attended but it was the first time I was teaching a class – beginner quilting. I had three lovely students and they… Read More»

Nearly ready for Craft Retreat

Creative Craft Retreat 2011 is this weekend. I can’t wait! Sample quilts for the class I’m teaching Items for the craft stall from my shop Yoyo Christmas tree packs for those who finish early First Aid kit and cutting mats – hopefully unrelated items! Flannel baby wraps for the craft stall All these shots were… Read More»