Monday, October 6, 2014

Mom Trip Days 6 - 10

Wow, how time flew. 

We spent the week at Turtle Art Camp, as mentioned previously. We learned how to use an air pen to write on fabric as well as how to airbrush on fabric, which was a lot of fun. 

Each morning I would egg up and walk with Suzie, our host/instructor, and her golden doodle, Libby. We would get back to the house and get ready to start the day. We would spend the next 3 hours in the studio, break for lunch, and then get back to work for 3 to 4 hours in the afternoon. We would then go out some place for dinner. 

On Tuesday evening, we went to Wooster College where we attended a lecture by Amy Tan, the author. It was a great talk. Amy Tan was very interesting and now I want to go back and re-read her books. 

In general, the whole week was wonderful and I was very worn out by the end. Here are some pictures of our projects at the point that cap'n was completed. 

This is my "Family" quilt that us still in progress. 

This is a picture of my mom learning how to use the airbrush. We started out learning on paper towels but quickly jumped to fabric. 

We decided to do a collaboration quilt with each of us (mom, me, our classmate, and our instructor) taking a quadrant but also adding to one another's work as we changed paint colors. Here is a shot of the final product: 

We then cut thus up into fourths so we would all have a part of our work to take home with us. Here is a shot of our work from the week. 

It was a great week and I have a lot of ideas that I am taking away from the camp. 


Sara Watson said...

that sounds like a really amazing week! so happy you guys got to participate :)

Diane said...

Love your family quilt