Cave Hill Camp

I use to attend the Cave Hill camp with my local group many years ago before we moved interstate.  The group then decided to stop attending, but a few of the original members kept the weekend booking and new ladies from near and far started attending, creating a new group of friends.
So while there were some familiar faces there were lots of new friends to make.  There was a mix of quilters and knitters.  It was perfect weather for knitting by the big open fire....I cannot knit so I had to sew!  I had pre cut out these two projects.  The spools mini I brought at Periwinkle Patchwork in April it is a Thimble Blossoms mini pattern and finishes 14" x 16".  I just need to quilt it now.

This is the pattern by Creek Side Stitches (finishes 30"x30") that I was gifted in my mini swap earlier this year.  I was short two flying geese and didn't bring any of the background or blue fabrics, so couldn't stitch the last flying geese or solid border on.
I saved all the bonus triangles from making the flying geese and stitched half of them up into this design.  They were 1 3/4" units and finish at 1 1/4" so getting points was tricky, but most worked out OK.  I didn't have any extra fabric, but will do a shirting border and then perhaps a final border.
I also precut lots of novelty and solid brights with my new tumbler die.  I was doing this as a leaders and enders, but had quite a few hours spare on Sunday to put it all together before we left.  It might need to be a bit longer and definitely needs a border, but was happy to get this much done!  I have loads of tumblers left over though, so looks like I will be making two in this design!
Mum made this cot quilt top from start to finish - she had not pre cut anything as they only got home from a  6 week interstate holiday mid week.  Mum also started another cot quilt (sorry no pictures) and finished all the blocks on a UFO, so was very pleased with her progress!
Happy quilting Sue.

5 comments:

  1. Your spools mini is so cute. Great to have a weekend away just working on your own projects.

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  2. Gosh that is heaps being done... love the blues and glad to see the little offcuts being put to good use...
    Hugz

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  3. Lovely collection of projects and lots of quilting and binding coming up.

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  4. you achieved lots well done............

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  5. You have been busy and I especially like your tumbler quilt and hope to make one as well one day.

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