Planning for Spring Fling!

My annual quilting weekend is coming up!  We leave Thursday for Moultonborough, NH.

Guess what is there….

But I have to focus so I thought I’d write a little list (I’m in Maine and will pack Wednesday).

  • Bernina 440QE & manual & feet & bobbins
  • iron/board -beacuse I said I would
  • some new magazines to browse
  • Basic sewing equipment
    • rotary mat
    • rotary cutter
    • rulers
    • pins
    • pencils
    • seam ripper (I never need this (HA HA)

Projects to bring:

  • Batik half squares (stash busting)
  • Batik flying geese  (started last year from stash)
  • Selvedge bag
  • Placemats for a quick finish
  • La Passacagalia   (maybe one or two centers)
  • Fat quarters for game
  • Sew together bags
  • Strip project from last years fling

Clothing [the only trip where this doesn’t hang me up!]:

  • Pajamas
  • Robe
  • Slippers?
  • 3 day change of underwear, socks
  • 3 day change of shirts/sweaters
  • a jacket or vest 
  • mud season footwear (SNOW this weekend)
  • toiletries – deodorant, shampoo, toothbrush/paste, hairbrush, moisturizers


  • snacks/evening drinks/coffee mug filled
  • vitamins/meds
  • ipad
  • electronic cords (phone/ipad)
  • extension cord (orange wheel)
  • ott light for table 
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  1. Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl
    March 28, 2017 / 2:35 PM

    Making lists works well for me in planning and packing, too. Enjoy!

    • Kathleen
      March 30, 2017 / 11:33 AM

      Thanks, Yvonne. A few things to add but maybe a good one to refer to for the next sewing trip.

  2. Liz Morgan
    March 30, 2017 / 5:05 AM

    Having a list always works great for me! Oh how I miss going on retreats! Have fun!

    • Kathleen
      March 30, 2017 / 11:34 AM

      I am trying to get a real system going with my lists. Will spend a little time on this when tired of sewing (that never happens!).

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