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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Dyeing to Stitch 2013~ Part 1

Hello friends~


All I can say is.... WOW~!.... The 2013 Dyeing to Stitch Retreat held last week and weekend in Virginia Beach, VA was AMAZING! Ann and Pat (and their staff)of R&R/ Dyeing to Stitch pulled out all the stops..... I'd like to share lots with you, so I'll start with a picture walk of the teachers, some of the exclusive retreat designs and lots and lots of stitchers~~ .....Enjoy....
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I know this is a lot of photos....but, I'll leave you with a few snaps of fellow stitchers...my next post will show you some of Banquet night and the many costumes of your birth era... Oh, and a sweet win of mine, stash haul and retreat gifts... You will NOT believe what our Grande Finale gift was~~ so.... Stay tuned....
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Smiles~
Faye

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50 comments:

Keeper of the Crowes said...

Oh my goodness! What fantastic pictures!!! I love all of the projects that were designed for the retreat. Looks like a great group of fellow stitchers!!! Looking forward to see more fun pictures!!!!

marly said...

OMG I love that Nash!! Thanks for all the photos!

Monica said...

I wish I wasnt so far away! I'm jealous. Just so gorgeous!

Bonny Woomer said...

Very nice meeting you! We had such fun didn't we!

Miss Pants said...

Oh my gosh! Looks like a lot of fun. Not too far from Greensboro....road trip!

Anna van Schurman said...

Great teachers! Must have been a blast.

Wanda said...

Wow! It must have been such a thrill to be among so many 'stars'! Can't wait for part 2....

Margaret said...

You're so so lucky to have gone! Thanks for sharing all these pics. I love the retreat pieces you show. Sigh.

merumo said...

I don't know where to set my eyes! Retreat, that's what I really need now. How lucky you are to be a part of such wonderful group. Thanks for sharing fun pictures :D

Loraine said...

Oh what fun! Thanks for sharing your photos. The Happy Halloween Sampler from Paulette is amazing! Did you get to do all of the projects? I can't wait for part 2!

Jackie said...

I've seen a few posts in blogland about this retreat. It looks AMAZING! Love the project pieces and am looking forward to hearing more about it!

Deborah said...

I was there and your pics are fabulous. I was thrilled to have taken the classes with Paulette and Jeanette. It was the best time.

Barb said...

Now that looks like fun! Thanks for all the photos!

Beth said...

I am so jealous...so many great designers in one place!

Annette-California said...

Talk about Celebrities of Cross Stitching, so cool. Your very lucky to have gone. Thank you for sharing all the great photos.
love Annette

cucki said...

Wow such pretty designs..I love them all so much❤️❤️❤️
You so lucky
Hugs x

escargopotte said...

very nice works ! I love your banner JOY !

Angie Burrett said...

Faye, this looks as if it was such great fun and everyone was so creative. Pleased you had such a fun time! x

Angie Burrett said...

Faye: I am so delighted that you had such a fun time - everyone is so creative. Lovely pictures, lovely Blog! x

butterfly said...

What fun Faye , looks like so much fun, hugs.

Annie said...

That looks so great. I've never seen photos of some of those designers before. Bet you learned a lot and much fun in the processl

Chrissie B said...

Oh how I would love to go to something like this. I live in Florida and I don't think there is anything for us stitchers.

Petites xxx et Cie said...

Looks like you had a good time! I would like to participate in such events but I live in France!!!
Thank you for sharing.
Take care my Dear Faye.
Bisxxx

Charlene ♥ SC said...

I'm so glad y'all had a good time! Nice to 'meet' all the instructors! Can't wait to hear all about it -- soon!

Poussy Stitches My Love said...

JOYEUX ANNIVERSAIRE !!!!

Gros bisous de FRANCE

Nicole said...

Great pictures Faye!! Looks like so much fun!!

BrendaS said...

Beautiful projects and great pictures Faye! Looks like you had a fabulous time:)

Krista said...

What a fun time! Nice to see all the photos, thank you for sharing. It is nice to put faces with the names we all know. Love the retreat projects, so sweet!!

woolwoman said...

OMGosh - the teaching staff was awesome, the projects fantastic - OH wow - I love Paulette's sampler - it is just wonderful - she is really designing too much great stuff. Thanks for sharing - this retreat is on my wish list to do. Melody

Karen said...

Oh how wonderful! You look like, well really, all of you look like you are having a beautiful time filled with inspiration. Will there be a retreat next year at this spot and how do I register! I so want to go since it is near to Greenville. Missed out on the retreat in Wilmington this year. And would love to go to one up north! God bless your fall season and happy stitching! Your neighbor Karen in Grimesland.

Denise said...

It was so nice to meet you. The retreat was awesome. Thanks for sharing your photos.

SandraRee said...

Awesome. First time I've ever seen Stacy Nash. Love her designs. Love all their designs.

valerie said...

Lucky Faye! It looks like it was a fantastic time. One year I'd like to make it to the East Coast for a retreat. Can't wait to hear more about it.

Carol said...

It looks like a great time, Faye--loved seeing the photos of the designers and some of our fellow stitchers. Looking forward to Part 2!

msmartello said...

I had sooo much fun on this retreat as I always do! So glad I got the chance to meet you and hope to see you at a future retreat.

Maureen

Andrea said...

How fun for you Faye! Looks like a wonderful time! Love all the designs, can't wait to see your finishes!

Lynn said...

Hi Faye.....looks like you had so much fun. Pls post more photos if you can. Wish I could have gone. Would loved to have met everyone.
Hugs, Lynn

Michelle said...

What lovely photos thank you for sharing them x

Giovanna said...

Thanks for sharing your great pictures - looks like a wonderful retreat :-)

Vonna Pfeiffer said...

I dream about going to this retreat and a Shepherd's Bush retreat...someday :) In the meantime, I get to live vicariously through you lucky ladies and dream....

Melissa said...

Thanks for sharing the photos of the retreat, Faye! It looks like a lot of fun was had by all.

Andrea said...

Fantastic! Looks like you had a great time.

Teresa said...

Can't wait to hear more about the retreat. Looking forward to meeting you next week in Myrtle Beach.

Chocolates4Breakfast (TerriBoog) said...

Oh my gosh! What fun! I am going to have to get down there next year!

Nan ~ Threadwork Primitives said...

Great pics Faye. Love the projects. So glad everyone had such a wonderful time. I know how hard Ann and Pat worked to make it perfect. I'll be there next time for sure. Save me a seat! I'm sitting at your table:D
Hugs my friend. ~Nan

Jenny said...

I had a great time too! I have been reading your blog for a while now. I'm so pleased to have met you and shared the same love of needlework!

Katrina said...

So much fun!!!!!!! Love Paulette and Stacy's pieces, they are all wonderful!!!! Glad you had such a good time, aren't Ann and Pat just sweeties.

Bev said...

What fantastic pictures, you look like you had an AMAZING time!!! xx

Bev said...

What fantastic pictures, you look like you had an AMAZING time!!! xx

Maggee said...

Glad you had a great time Faye! so many great projects--I bet you are nearly done tho! You are speedy! Hugs!