Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wonderful Wednesday - Mountain Quilt Camp 2017 Edition

Welcome, once again, to another edition of Wonderful Wednesday!!  As you might recall, I was at Quilt Camp last week.  This week's post will go into greater depth about the Mountain Quilt Camp experience.  I briefly shared my own journey HERE.

Mountains on the horizon:

The campers are coming.  The campers are coming:

You'll remember this shot from my personal post.  What you didn't know is that the "photo bomber" and I have been quilting together for more than 16 years!  That's a LOT of years and a LOT of quilts, with the beginnings of another well underway:

Libby arrived first and save us some tables:

The "Speedy Piecer" is off an running:

Anne (with an "e") made a quilt for her new nephew's room, recently painted to resemble outer space so this will be perfect:

She's already working on his "big boy" quilt, as well:

Tiffany was posing while pressing:

The Greenville Seven was down to five during this year's Welcome Skit.  What's new Pussycat:

The dress code for the "Wildcat Lake Spa Retreat" was pajamas.  Our leader, Cath, went a BIT overboard with the curlers in her wig:

Day One and Tiffany has already completed a quilt top:

Jill and Brenda worked on Folded Fabric Stars:

Ta da!!

The eagle has landed:

One of the camper's patterns:

Mother and daughter shared a sewing station:

Fran is concentrating:

This is the quilt that Carolyn is working on:

Another mother/daughter pair of visitors from The Lodge have come to see what Mary Ann is working on:

Cath is showing Day One's "Make and Take" project:

She advised us to refrain from pressing the Pinwheels:

Let's stroll to The Lodge to see what the other quilters are up to:

Upon my return, I found the eagle applique...


Later in the evening, Tiffany worked on her 3-D Pinwheel...

... And finished that, too:

Brenda finished hers, as well:

Good Morning, Day Two:

Afternoon field trip...

... Over the mountain...

... To the top of another...

... With stunning views...

... In every direction at High Country Quilts:

Libby was busy while we were away:

Look at this...

... She managed to complete the top of her Scrap Jar Star quilt:

One more shot.  With a helper this time:

Today's "Make and Take" project is a cord keeper:

I still need to make yesterday's project:

Tiffany finished her 2nd project sans applique stitching...

... And started on a 3rd:

Liz is working on finishing a class quilt:

Here's a look at how the quilt will go together:

Later on, Tiffany went back to the applique stitching:

Good Morning, Day Three:

I spent the morning sewing PINK:

Notice anything wrong with the following picture???

I did!!  Then my handy-dandy seam ripper got a workout, to help me fix my mistake:

A flat shot of Libby's Scrap Jar Stars:

Judy finished her 3-D Pinwheels.  Thanks for sharing your extra fabric.  Our projects look good with the added variety of colors:

Gail and Fran worked on cutting yardage from their charity bolt:

Pinky demonstrated how to make a Wonder Wallet:

These are the pieces to cut:

Applique is done AND borders have been attached:

What a wonderful selection of threads:

The zig zag really blended into the piece:

Quilt Camp Show and Tell:

Yes.  There was a story for each. I couldn't recall that much!

Hopefully, you enjoyed the pictures.

Departure Day dawned.  I sewed my last 4 seams and packed up all of my sewing gear:

I tried to take in the sights along the way...

... But the driver was intent on getting HERE:

Next time, we will only stop HERE, as the selection is far better:

Although, they DO have their Holiday decorations up already:

Oh, look!!  Selvage projects:

Goodbye, mountains:

Until next time...
Happy camping!!!


  1. I had such a good time. Amazed at what we all got done!

  2. Wow! That's a lot of productivity in one room!

  3. Monique D (Belgique)October 26, 2017 at 1:50 AM

    Merci de partager avec nous ce reportage qui me permet de voir de belles réalisations et un très joli paysage.

  4. Quilting retreats always look like so much fun. One of these days I'll make it to one. So many fun and beautiful projects you all had going on there. Thanks for sharing your pictures!


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