Sue and I have our own 2 person quilt camp (well, 3 of us if you count mom who sews but doesn’t participate in all the other messy stuff). We use our garage here at mom’s summer home on Lake Winnipesaukee and set it up as a dye/paint/stencil/gelli printing/paintstick/stamping/other messy creative wanderings mini factory. We play around with yardage adding layers using different art techniques until we come up with some cool fabric or run out of time, whichever comes first. We pin things up on a design wall (which could also be called the back of a flannel backed plastic table cloth thumbtacked to the wall) and admire our creations, give each other feedback and Sue even completes things.
This year we started our quilt camp off in Virginia by taking a one day workshop with Jaime Malden on stamping with carved wooden stamps from India. We followed her techniques by making an apron as a practice piece and then took off with paint as well as discharge (removing dye) using the vast selection of wood blocks she had available. Then we drove up the next day. It was a great way to get a creative muse going and all the way to New Hampshire we talked about what we would (or could) do the next few weeks in the garage.