Northern Quilters Quilt Show, Danbury, CT

It is cloudy and rainy today so it was the perfect day to take a ride and visit the Northern Quilters Guild Show. Their website was so bad that we almost didn’t bother, but I am glad that we did. They had approximately 200 quilts, a vendor market with 30 or so vendors and a…

Spectrum

     After a busy weekend sewing, I am so excited to share my quilt Spectrum. I originally had this idea as a QuiltCon 2016 submission but didn’t get my act together. So I decided to make it early to have it ready to submit for QuiltCon 2017. As it turns out, I will remake it…

Patchwork Sitges 2016 – The Vendor Market

  After visiting several beautiful buildings filled with quilts and admiring the architecture, I finally set out to find the Patchwork de Sitges vendor market. I looked and I looked but couldn’t find it, and several people carrying quilts bags didn’t speak English. Eventually I got lucky though…   Imagine three huge tents on the promenade overlooking…

Patchwork Sitges 2016 – The Quilts

My brother uses the phrase, “sometimes the bear gets you, sometimes you get the bear.” Today I got the bear.   I am in Barcelona for a pitch this weekend and had some free time this afternoon after a meeting. Like any good quilter, I had googled local shops and went for a visit. When I…

QuiltCon 2016 – The Quilting

One of the most inspirational parts of QuiltCon was seeing the creativity and intricacy of the quilting. I have been doing longarm for two years and have been slowly branching out and trying new things. The beautiful quilts of QuiltCon definitely inspired some new thinking for me. Here are some of my favorites from a…

QuiltCon 2016 – The Quilts

  Jen and I made our second annual trip to QuiltCon this week. This time it was in Pasadena. We loved the city and had a really great time. This is the first of four posts – focusing on the quilts. Tomorrow I will share some thoughts on the quilting itself and on Monday I will…