Quilt Market

When I went to quilt market, I didn’t even take my camera. I knew, from past experience, that I wouldn’t take any pictures. I snapped a few blurry pictures with my cell phone and called it good! I had a blast and got to see a lot of friends!

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When I arrived the first day, I went to the C&T schoolhouse. I enjoyed seeing the books that were coming out….especially since my book is one of them!

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Next up was Thomas Knauer’s packed schoolhouse where he showed off his fabric line, Pear Tree. I quilted 3 of his quilts and it was fun to see them all together and finished!

Once the floor opened, I strolled around and took pictures of some of the quilts that I quilted for market.

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This quilt, Seeing Squares from Shea at Empty Bobbins,  was made out of silk and I loved how it turned out!

And, of course, Allie at Robert Kaufman sent me a bunch of quilts (I love her!)

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This quilt features Jennifer Sampou’s latest line, Fiesta. It was pieced by Ramona Burke.

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Zigzagged pieced by Shea at Empty Bobbin Sewing.

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This quilt is made by the gals at Modern Quilt Relish 

 I quilted several more quilts for Robert Kaufman, but I didn’t take any pictures!

 

 

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A closer up picture of one of Thomas Knauer’s quilts…….I love how it turned out.

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I saw a demo by Vanessa…..she is so sweet!!!

 

 

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Here’s Julie hamming it up next to her most recent quilt pattern, which I quilted.

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Jessica Levitt had her book signing for her Modern Mix book…..it was a long line!

And, I also snapped a picture of Quilt Retro by Jenifer Dick. I did some of the quilting in it as well. She couldn’t make it so I took a picture for her

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Then, all too soon, it was time to head home. I can’t wait to go to Spring Market in my hometown of KC! Who’s up for a party??

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Comments

  1. Wow, you were busy quilting for this market! How many did you quilt? Beautiful work as usual.

    • I’ve only had one quilt professionally quteild so far. I know there will be more as soon as I can afford it. I can’t seem to get the hang of free motion quilting, and a few people suggested that it might be my machine. I’ve tried a fancy machine, and I’d have to say it was much, much easier. However, the long arm quilter I went to had a lovely, lovely set up with a top of the line Gammil machine. It quilts everything perfectly almost too perfectly to be honest. It turns out beautiful but almost too sterile for my taste. It’s a bit of a conundrum of what to do.Cathy A recently posted..

  2. Love, love, love your quilting! I experienced Houston Quilt Market once and boy I found it to be a little overhelming! I wish I could get my patterns professionally done. Oh well…………. Happy Quilting!

  3. Thanks for including us in your post! Incredible quilting on Brioche & Baguette.
    Hope to see you sometime soon in Kansas City, and if not soon, at least at Spring Market.

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