Epworth Retreat

October 23, 2012 1 Comment

Hello Everyone I am excited about my next teaching  engagement. I am going to be teaching at the Epworth Retreat. November 10-11 2012. Epworth Retreat is a wonderful relaxing retreat on the shores of lake Kapiro. I have been fortunate to go to this retreat over the last few years and have always enjoyed meeting fellow quilters and sharing with friends. This year I will be sharing my techniques for applique, I am a self confessed lover of applique and as you have seen, my quilts never seem to be complete without it. Although there are one or two that I have refrained from adding applique to. I now do most of my applique be machine, but I love that it still has the look of hand work. I have taken the time to test various different applique techniques to get the look I prefer. I have then incorporated parts of these  and added my own tricks to create my preferred technique. I also have various tools that I use to create my applique. These tools make applique perfection easily achievable, without any special expertise. Jackie and I will also have the Pine Valley Quilts shop at the retreat, we will have a good stock of supplies for the class and loads of other goodies for everyone. These are the quilts I will be teaching. Posy Basket Quilt   I am also organizing my schedule for classes next year so if you have a group interested in one of my classes I am happy to organize a date to suit.   Happy Stitching Sharon


1 Response

Margaret Mew
Margaret Mew

August 03, 2016

Hello Sharon, it was lovely to meet you at the Melbourne Quilt Market. Your quilts are gorgeous. I’ve enjoyed looking at your blog and will pop by again.
cheers, Margaret

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Sharon Keightley Quilts - Quilty Ramblings

Sew along Week six. Its all about the quilting
Sew along Week six. Its all about the quilting

November 14, 2019

These last six weeks have flown past, I have loved writing about the 'Treasures from the scrap bin quilt', seeing everyone's progress and reading all the comments. This week is all about quilting the quilt. Although I feel the quilting part of making quilts is not my strongest point, I do quilt all of my quilts......

Continue Reading

Sew Along Week Four
Sew Along Week Four

November 07, 2019 3 Comments

Adding the borders, it always amazes me when the next step is added, how the choices of fabric can change the look of the quilt. This is true for the first inner border, although it is only a small addition it is a game-changer. The applique adds another dimension. Read more about the borders and techniques............

Continue Reading

Treasures in the scrap bin sew along week three
Treasures in the scrap bin sew along week three

October 31, 2019 23 Comments

Wow! it has been so great to see what you have all created, I have loved seeing all your fabulous blocks. This week we are going to start off with a wonderful giveaway from Sentimental Stitches, they have kindly sponsored a giveaway for one of their fabulous PDF patterns. All you need to do is leave a comment here.....

Continue Reading