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The weekend before last I had the privilege to teach at Camp Stitchalot, a sewing retreat here in Michigan that is hosted by my friend Brenda over at Pink Castle Fabrics. I finally got my photos uploaded and labeled today so you can experience the fun and awesomeness vicariously through my photostream.

I was thrilled that Katy Jones, Melody Miller, and Rashida Coleman-Hale were also “counselors” for the weekend. We had so much fun together, and it was great to get to know these incredibly talented ladies a bit more.

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Katy (pictured above), who is just as hilarious and endearing in real life as on her blog, has already written a couple of posts about Camp that are really great — so if you want to get a sense for what the weekend was like, you should really read her posts here, and here. She really summed it up for me with these words:

“Camp is all about hanging out with like minded people and not feeling like a nerd for wanting to sew non-stop for 3 days.” – Katy Jones

It’s so true. It was amazing how much sewing 30 people produced in three days. The thing that really made this weekend so amazing and fun was hanging out with so many different, fantastic people: women of all ages, sewing abilities, and interests. We had so much fun together. The sewing is great, but the experience of making new friends, talking, and laughing together is rather more important.

You can peruse my photos in the gallery below; if you click through to each one there’s more information. You can also view my whole Camp Stitchalot set together.

Registration is also open now for Camp Stitchalot August 2013, so you if can, don’t pass up this opportunity to sew, sew, sew your heart out this summer! The counselor lineup is amazing for that session, as well (geared more toward quilting rather than general sewing this time around), and there are sure to be even more fun weekends ahead from Pink Castle.

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9 Responses to Camp Stitchalot

  1. Charlotte says:

    oh, I so wish I could have gone!

  2. Kathy says:

    That looks like so much fun! I wish pink chalk fabrics would host one in our own state of Washington! I would love to come but wish it was closer to home. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Melodie says:

    I have the silliest question… what did people think about sewing on those folding tables? I’ve been contemplating one for my temporary home but thought they would be too shaky? Was this the case? Was the shakiness all in my head?? Looks like you all had so much fun, wish I lived closer!

  4. Oh goodness that looks like so much fun! i wish we had one of those here. Were the machines provided or did you have to bring your own?

  5. Amy says:

    Does anyone know of similar camps on West Coast? I would love to attend something like this!

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