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Fat Quarterly Retreat link party

I did some catching up on my google reader and saw that there’s a Fat Quarterly Retreat link party going on! Yay! Just look at all those lovely new blogs to follow. How terribly exciting! I’ve got an exciting line up of classes scheduled – here’s where I’ll be: Sat AM: Freezer Paper Piecing Sat […]
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Quilt Market recap – day four

Yesterday was the last day of Quilt Market! A lot of people flew out early so it was a bit quieter on the show floor. I’m still in Houston but next time I come to market I’ll fly out on the last day. This was definitely a learning experience! I had more meetings yesterday and […]
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Quilt Market recap – day three

I spent a lot of time yesterday just looking at fabric so I can share news about some of the wonderful collections coming out in the next few months. First, check out the debut collection Curious Intent by David Butler for his new brand Parson Gray. By far one of the most unique collections I’ve […]
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Quilt Market recap – day two

I spent most of yesterday walking the show floor and collecting stacks and stacks of catalogues, brochurses, flyers and samples. Although I can’t say there was a lot that I hadn’t seen online before the show, it was really exciting to meet more designers in person. Here I am at Anna Maria Horner‘s booth. She […]
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Quilt Market recap – day one

Yesterday was my first day of my first Quilt Market…and it was exhausting! But what a day. I spent the day at Schoolhouse sessions by Anna Maria Horner (she’s doing LouLouThi velveteens! And beautiful ribbons!), Lotta Jansdotter, Sarai Mitnick, Sarah Fielke, Tula Pink, Valori Wells, Amy Butler and loads more. I also attended a couple […]
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To market we go!

I am beside myself with excitement about the arrival of tickets for my first-ever Quilt Market. Reading all of the blog posts about Quilt Market every six months makes me feel like I’m pressing my nose against the glass. Going is, for me, an important part of opening the shop – meeting people, getting ideas, […]
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Festival of Quilts, part 2: What I saw

I blogged last week about what I bought at the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham. Now I’m going to share some snaps of what I saw. The Festival of Quilts features dozens of galleries and hundreds of amazing quilts. As a relatively new quilter, this was thrilling! So much inspiration in one place. Here are […]
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