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Peaks 7 Recap – Day 4 – The Last Day

The Last Day
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Day Four, our last day at Peaks, dawned lovely and bright but it was a bit wet so there’d be no lunch on the terrace.  There was more working hard to finish “just one more project” before lunch.  So many lovely pieces were in progress as well as finished items

Peaks 7 Recap – Day 3 – Playing with Colour & other Toys

Day 3 developed differently for the two sessions of Peaks. On the schedule, we were to be doing the Playing with Colour workshop. I also try to be flexible. With the first session, it seemed that everyone wanted to push forward with their Swirls so we postponed the workshop to Sunday morning. The day produced plenty of advances […]

Spinning Card Trick Star – A New Pattern

Spinning Card Trick Star Patchwork in the Peaks
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For my quilting retreat theme projects, I try to find a technique that is good for all levels.  For the most recent Peaks last October, I’d been wanting to do a pattern that was good for scraps as well as yardage. A picture with part of an antique quilt caught my eye and I couldn’t get it out […]

Peaks 6 Recap – Card Tricks & Paper Piecing

Peaks, quilt, retreat, paper piecing
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Yet again, Patchwork in the Peaks was so much fun! Grab yourself a tall latte because it’s going to take some time to go through these pictures. 🙂 There were some challenges and some “whip-it-up-quick-like” and everything in between.  We returned to Chalet 4 Vents for a second time and with a little tweaking, […]

Packing in the Peaks Fun – Peaks 5 – Day 2

Patchwork in the Peaks 5 Mystery quilt
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Day Two at Peaks started with a buzz in the air. I’d been tormenting these ladies for weeks now leading up to Peaks because the theme project this time was a mystery quilt.