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Quilt Market Day 2, Part 2 – the Quilts

Quilt Featival Houston falls right after Quilt Market, but the show is up during Market. So after a long day of walking the Market show floor, we found one last burst of energy to view the show.  The work is stupendous and the show is huge. The range of categories is vast, and there is…

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Quilt Market Day 2 – The Market

Our day started off with a pleasant surprise of a chance meeting with Norman Wyatt who designs Earthtones for PB Textiles. He and his wife were warm and lovely and we enjoyed chatting with them against the backdrop of the beautiful Monument Au Fantome by Jean Dubuffet. I wish I had gotten a better picture…

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End of an Era

I am so sad that City Quilter in New York Cityosed its doors this week as the owners, Dale and Cathy, have retired. They have served the NYC quilt market for more than 20 years and while I am happy for them I am sad for me.  I managed to visit on their last day…

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Special Visitors

We had some special visitors this last weekend. It is a long story, but I will give you the cheat sheet. Way back in 2000 and 2001 I was doing a lot of fabric swapping on the Internet. A bunch of us realized that we all lived about an hour-ish from Albany, NY in different…