Fun at the Garden of Quilts Show

Our committee took a year to plan this show, and the careful attention to every detail showed. From golf cart shuttles from the parking lots, to superb food at a reasonable price in the back kitchen, you could spend the whole day here and enjoy the quilts, the boutique, the vendors and the bookstore. There …

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A Bit of Sewing, Stamping and Gardening

Small projects were the focus over the past couple of weeks as I haven't had any big blocks of time available to get into the basement sewing and crafting room. What time I have had was devoted to getting things ready for the quilt show, and that included deciding what I was willing to sell, …

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Pardon me, has anyone seen my marbles?

I was sure I still had them, but apparently I had lost them. They were certainly missing when I got a phone call from a dear friend in a bind. The person in charge of publicity for our guild's Garden of Quilts show called my friend and quit a few minutes before my friend called …

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Landrum Quilt Show 2017

This past week I attended the Landrum Quilt Show, and what a great time!  Lots of quilts, wonderful vendors, a whole room of used magazines and books at ridiculously low prices, and raffles too!  Couldn't ask for more.  The quilt show is held at one of the local high schools, in the gym, so I …

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Quilt Trunk Show

Anyone in the mood for a virtual trunk show?  I thought I would participate in Whims and Fancies Trunk Full of Quilts event, there are some wonderful prizes just for participating.  You can participate too, even if you don't have a blog, just link a Flickr album with your quilts.  So, here are a few …

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Apple Festival Quilt Show tomorrow

The FBC Memory Makers is holding a Quilt and Craft show on Saturday September 5, 2015 at the FBC Crosswalk Student Center, 577 Buncombe Street, Hendersonville, North Carolina.  It is in conjunction with the local Apple Festival which started today.  I wrote about the Apple Festival last year, see that post for lots of colorful …

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International Quilt Day 2015

It is a great weekend to be a quilter!  It 's International Quilt Weekend!  It started with a Quilt Day in Kentucky, and from there went national then worldwide.  Read about the history HERE. There are special deals going on all over the web, and I collected a few for you.  We need a mini …

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A Chicken Project

I am a member of a longarm quilter group locally that has both professional and amateur members.  To promote the  Carolina Mountain Longarm Association, hopefully find new members, and let quilters know about our professional members, we are making gifts for participants at an upcoming show. We started with some 4-1/2 inch squares, felt beaks …

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AQS Show Charlotte

I am back from a wonderful four days of classes and quilts at the AQS Show in Charlotte.  Oh, wow!!  The classes were wonderful, and there were about 500 quilts to see, between the 182 judged quilts, Winner's Gallery, AQS Authors exhibit, Quilted in Honor exhibit, Egyptian Applique exhibit, the SAQA Masters Exhibit and Modern …

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