Well, another week with almost no sewing! I spent most of my time (when it wasn't raining) puttering in the garden and cleaning. I also had a lot of other things going on like meeting with the Realtor selling my mother's house,a quilt guild meeting, a temporary crown installed, and I even worked a half day at Colorz for Quilts.
Amanda Jean Nyberg from Crazy Mom Quilts
was our guest speaker at this month's guild meeting. Sadly, I forgot to bring my camera, but you can visit her blog
to see some of her fun and colorful quilts. She has coauthored a great book, Sunday Morning Quilts
filled with scrappy, happy designs. She was an excellent speaker and lots of fun!
I wasn't sure if I would get to the Minnesota Quilt Show after having dental work on Thursday, but on Friday, my tooth was feeling great and I decided to make a quick run to the show in St. Cloud.
|I took lots of pictures, mostly of quilting designs that I won't share, but these were a few of my favorites. This one had tons of thread-work.|
|A close-up of the quilting--sorry it's a bit blurred.|
|This was amazing and life sized!|
|I had to take a photo of my friend Carolina's sea turtle!|
|This was so charming--three dimensional too.|
|I'm so sad that this was such a bad photo. |
Anyway, it's my very favorite quilt in the show.
I've been looking at this quilt in my old books, thinking I should try to reproduce it some day and someone else beat me to it!
|It was done with wool applique--love the spiderweb quilting too.|
|Another 3-D quilt--so cute.|
|Yes, the blue bonnets are made from zippers!|
|And so were the sunflowers--fun!|
|Can you tell from the size of the ribbon how amazingly tiny this one is?|
|The applique quilts are my favorites--I was really drawn to the colors in this one.|
|Oh my gosh--a mini Dear Jane--adorable!!|
|This was a beautiful version of the Civil War Bride quilt. |
|This entire aisle (both sides) was filled with red and white quilts made by two sisters.|
They were inspired by the red and white show in NYC a few years ago.
|Just a few of the amazing red and white quilts.|
|I've shown Val's quilt before it was quilted--here it is in the show!|
|If you squint, you can probably figure out who this is!|