Monthly Archives: October 2012

WiP Wednesday from my Houston hotel room

I’m in Houston for the International Quilt Market and Festival (see my recent posts for details).  Today I have nothing scheduled for the morning, and the exhibits and quilt show will not be open until 5 pm.  In anticipation that … Continue reading

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Houston – Day 5

The IQA Winners’ Circle Celebration was held tonight.  Of course, all the quilts were fabulous!  You can see a list of all the winners here. The ceiling of the ballroom had colored lights playing on fabric swags.  The first place … Continue reading

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Houston – Days 3 and 4

Yesterday was my 3rd day in Houston at Quilt Market.  I met my Vancouver friends, Karen and Liz, and we finished going through the 500+ vendor booths.  Then we headed over to the quilts, were I showed them my four … Continue reading

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Houston – Day 2

Great day!  I met up with my friends from Vancouver and we saw 19  of the 23 aisles of exhibitors’ booths.  Check out the swag from today.  And notice the Studios magazine on the left – it includes a 3-page … Continue reading

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Houston – Day 1

I flew down from Vancouver to Houston today for the International Quilt Market and Festival.   This evening I met up with some friends from Vancouver and from Houston. We attended Fabric 2.0 a meet and greet event, and then … Continue reading

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On my design wall

My Kona fabric finally arrived in the mail, so I’ve been working on my guild challenge.  Here’s the Kona Modern print that I received, plus the solids I ordered. I started with a wonky center square and just added to … Continue reading

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On my design wall

During this past week, I finished the mixed media piece, with silk leaves. I love the gorgeous batik fabric and the vibrant autumn shades of the silk leaves.  I quilted the background with vertical lines, then tacked the silk leaves … Continue reading

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