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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Nundle 2014




Last weekend I headed up to Nundle for my annual retreat weekend at the Cottage on the hill.



Early Saturday morning and the machines are all lined up the fabric is cut and we are ready to go.



I decided I would start to make my nieces wedding's quilt. The pattern I chose was the disappearing pinwheel block from the Missouri star quilt company this is the link if you want to see how the block / quilt is made



Lucky for me Kerry did all of my cutting, and there was a lot of cutting. It was so fun to play with all the possible blocks i could make, we all stood around the table looking at the different possibilities



Then later that night we played with the blocks to see the different options of  how the quilt possibly  could look. the choice was put to the future bride and she chose top right.



one of the things I love is when a room full of quilters play with blocks and layouts, we spent many hours, twisting and turning blocks to see the different effects. Luckily we had Miss Jules to twist and turn the blocks for us.

Not surprisingly for me, I did nt leave Nundle with a finished quilt. But that's okay I wanted to pin my blocks on the design wall and mull over their placement . . . .


i like to take my time deciding . . . .
some would say i procrastinate . . . . a bit


this is where i am up to to date. . . . . well. . . . .  actually i ve done a Little more i currently just need to pin the last row up, (it's 6 x6) then decide on the final position then it's sew, sew, sew. . . . .

and i 'm sorry Ashton and Cameron
this is the last photo you will see
the rest is a surprise


"i hope your hands are working on a project that you love"



Googy Girl 



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12 comments:

Cardygirl said...

The new quilt is looking great!

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Your quilt top is looking great....
so pleased you had a fab time...

Chookyblue...... said...

was such a fun weekend.......everyone's quilts were lovely.......goodluck finishing your wedding quilt.......

Fiona said...

Looks like a really fun weekend and I love the idea that your blocks get cut for you... your disappearing pinwheel quilt is going to be lovely...
Hugz

shez said...

Hi Trish so good seeing all you girls having so much fun,love your blocks,you got lots done,thats awesome,enjoy your day my friend.xx

jfoster8 said...

Lovely quilt trish...

Susan said...

I think the bride chose well, I like that block too. It will be a stunning quilt.

Anita said...

Love it!

Janice said...

It was such fun. Miss Jules even looks like she is playing twister. You are making great progress on your quilt.

Jenny said...

Love the stance on Miss Jules.

Farmyard Stitches said...

Looks like it's going to be a lovely quilt! Jules looks like she's about to do a floor routine in one of the photos!

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

Your quilt is lovely Trish.....a good job for Miss Jules LOL!