11.02.2010

Quilt Market Recap {Post #1}

I had the opportunity to spend the past weekend in Houston, Texas at International Quilt Market. This was my first time to attend and if you ask Krachel I looked like a kid in a candy store!
{Day 1}
I flew into Houston early on Saturday.
Krachel & Kathleen
Whitnee & I
 Our shuttle was late picking us up so we hung out at the airport for 1/2 an hour waiting for it.

I updated my whole journey and followed others on Twitter while there. As I landed in Houston I saw that Ty Pennington was there with his new fabric and I totally missed him! DANG!
I did stop by his booth and I think his fabric is beautiful for home decor!
Next I headed over to find the AMAZING Pat Sloan.
I've become friends with Pat through her blog and she is an awesome lady! She is just as sweet in person as she is on her blog.
I was also able to score a copy of Pat's new book. There are some darling applique quilts in this cute book. And it's signed by her! Thanks so much Pat!
Next I headed right over to the Riley Blake booth.
There were a few, okay maybe 5 quilts in that booth that I was ecstatic to see!
This fabric is Hooty Hoot Kangaroo and it was designed by Shari of Doohikey Designs for Riley Blake and I had the opportunity of quilting 5 of the quilts for her! 
Next I headed over to the Accuquilt booth. I had to check out the new dies and the new Baby Go!
The baby Go! is so cute and so light but I still love my Go!
Their booth was covered in pink to celebrate this new baby girl Go!
They even had a cute stork!
I was able to buy a couple new dies and I can't wait to use them.

Day one was so exciting but day 2 was full of even more exciting things! I can't wait to share more tomorrow!!!

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17 comments:

  1. Looks like a blast! Thanks for sharing with us "stay at homes!"

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  2. I am visiting Market vicariously thru the blogs of you that went. Great update!

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  3. Oh sooooo jealous!! I would have to save my pennies for years to go there, cause I'd want it all!!!!!!

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  4. SO amazing! I'm so glad you got to go!!

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  5. Thanks for sharing the Riley Blake booth ~ so inspiring! I LOVE their stuff!

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  6. so exciting!

    I think I'll get to meet you in the Spring! :-D

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  7. thanks for the post! Hope to meet you at SLC..

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  8. Looks like a blast! Ty pennington has a fabric line??? I do NOT know how I feel about that! hmmmmm Actually I do. Unless he designs it himself, which I find unlikely, I find it gross marketing!

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  9. Oh I am sooo jealous you got to go! I live like 15 minutes away from the show knowing it was going on the entire time was killing me!!! One day maybe.

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  10. I love all your quilting! My quilt didn't rate a pic? :( lol j/k

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  11. Looks like so much fun oh oooh I spotted a couple of items a friend made. So exciting!

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  12. I am so excited for you.You must be having a wonderful time. One day I will win Lotto and I will be able to go to the Fabricfest too!

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  13. Ohh goodness me Natalia..a running commentary too..how delightful..you just rock you do..yes you do...
    there I said it...

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  14. You are so sweet and she did amazing on the quilts! You have to see them in person to appreciate the amazing machine quilting she did! Thanks for all you do! :)

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  15. Looks like so MUCH fun!!! I bet the suspense on the way to Houston was killing ya'll! Are we doing #talknt tonight?

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