Snapshots from Quilt Camp...

Another Quilt Camp has been and gone. 

 Friday afternoon brings a flurry of cars unloading sewing machines, irons, bags and bags of fabrics, rulers and snacks and drinks...  Soon everyone is set up and it's Happy Hour with drinks and nibbles. 




On Saturday morning I was in Chris Jurd's  Feather Star class.

This little collection of fabrics soon became...





this!


In the afternoon Ann Murray took us through the steps to make a Pineapple Block. 

Isn't it wonderful how everyone uses such different colours and fabric choices... and they all look fabulous!! 


The pixies were playing with me when I was making my humble little block. First I made a mistake when cutting the pieces and then I lost some which I later found under my table after using some triangles that I had aside for the next block. It all worked in the end but I thought it best to stop at just one block. It made us laugh though!

Bronwyn and I enjoyed getting out and about to stretch our legs and enjoy the views. 




Saturday evening was Show and Tell time!! So many beautiful quilts and WIPs were shared. 

Quilt Camp always flies by and is over before we know it. 
But not before a group photo...
or two...

Thanks to Chris and Ann for organising such a great time! 


Snapshots from Quilt Camp...

30 comments

  1. Looks fabulous! Love both the pineapple and the feathered star.

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  2. I was only thinking about making another Feathered Star block! Yours is beautiful!! I have some of the centre bird fabric too! You know the saying- imitation is the highest form of flattery! 😃

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  3. Both blocks look great. It wouldn't take too many feathered stars for a quilt but the pineapples. are another story. Maybe you should have raffled them.

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  4. It looks like you were a busy girl! You make the best fabric choices!

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  5. Lots of fun! But where were the donkeys & joeys?

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  6. Wow that feathered star is so lovely. Love the pineapple block too but the feathered star is captivating!

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  7. Oh how fun! Love the star esp. The fabrics are perfect.:)

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  8. Glad you had a good time! Lets see you take it further.

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  9. Oh my goodness your feathered star block looks amazing.

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  10. Love your feathered star......your choice of fabric really give it a wow factor.....

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  11. I am amazed at your feathered star. At first I wasn't sure about the fabric pull but wow! it looks great
    xo jan

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  12. Yes, looks like fun! Great fabric choices for that feathered star, they have made me think once again. It's fun to see the blocks from the whole group, too, and see all the variations. Thanks for the photos!

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  13. Looks like sew much fun ! I will be going to my first quilt retreat next week ! I'm very excited !!!!!! Your feathered star is beautiful, I really like the fussy cut bird.

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  14. Good to hear it was such a fun camp. Your feathered star is superb - shining very brightly!
    Hilda

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  15. Your star is gorgeous! Looks like a fabulous retreat.

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  16. Wow, that looks like some crazy kind of fun. Both blocks look really interesting, I bet there is some play time ahead for you!

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  17. Your feather star block is beautiful. I have some of that centre fabric too, but as my mojo has left me, I won't be trying one soon.
    Love the pineapple block.. I have had that happen to me too, lost pieces and looked for them everywhere, only to find them after I've cut more!!!

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  18. I love both your blocks a lot with your fabric choices. I love the fun of foundation paper piecing too. What a neat way to spend the weekend.

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  19. Sounds like such fun. Your feathered star is just wonderful, makes me want to give one a try!

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  20. Oh your feather star is stunning! I LOVE the photo of the tree lined road. What a beautiful country we live in!

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  21. Your star and pineapple are beautiful! Your rich and fanciful choices in fabrics make them so you.

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  22. Looks like a total blast!

    I love the picture where you're all holding up your efforts for the weekend. What an amazing lot of diversity there in terms of colour!

    I love seeing a group of people take one idea and put their own spin on it.

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  23. So happy you had this time away at Quilt Camp! And that Sis Boom star....too cool!!

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  24. What a fun time! I love retreats!
    Your feathered star turned out so great - great piecing job! Love that yellow background print.
    ARen't pineapples fun to do?
    fun photos. Feel like I had a mini getaway this morning!
    xo

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  25. Looks like a great quilt camp. The classes look wonderful and the show and tell was stunning too.

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  26. Love your blocks! When I saw Chris Jurd's post a couple of days ago I looked at all the blocks and I had a guess at which one was yours and I was right! Colour everywhere. Awesome. Your fabric choices were great. Is it hard to decide how much to take?

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  27. We just think the world of you Rachael!

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  28. I am sooooooooooooooooooooooooo envious! nadia

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