quilt shows

Meeting Mickey and more quilts

Mickey DePre and I met on The Quilt Show and have been facebook friends forever.  I love her unique style of quilts, sense of humor and passion for quilting.  Mickey has been a great mentor as well encouraging me through some serious periods of doubt where I'd wanted to toss in the quilting towel, run… Continue reading Meeting Mickey and more quilts

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Quilts from Maine Quilts

As I mentioned in last nights post I love attending quilt shows.  I shopped the vendors purchasing from Quilt Essentials in Auburn, ME and Rainbow Dyes also in Auburn.  From Quilt Essentials I bought more Radiance, black and sage.  While these aren't for the same project they are pretty together and I see some Misty… Continue reading Quilts from Maine Quilts

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Maine Quilts Part 2

As I perused pics from the show I realized I didn't take a whole lot.  Not because the quilts weren't striking or that I didn't find them appealing, the shutter bug in me was dozing off...I was just enjoying the beauty of the quilts. When I walked by this quilt I had to take a… Continue reading Maine Quilts Part 2

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Maine Quilts part 1

Visiting vendors at a quilt show is delightful.  The different fabrics and tools they have available are different than those lqs's near home.  It's also an opportunity to support other local quilt shops or businesses. Hand dyed fabric attracts my attention.  When I saw the Rainbow Dyes booth I knew something would go into the… Continue reading Maine Quilts part 1