This is one of my favorite quilts in the show…. technically it's superb, in every way.I love the way she has captured the light. This photo was taken at the international Quilt festival and the quilt is by Liz Jones, Leominster, Herfordshire, United Kingdom. Please respect the maker by not reproducing these photos….  …

A busy day today.

I've been teaching  all day today, and this evening has been spent preparing a presentation… It takes me ages to time the music, etc, etc. So sorry , no photos… But there is some fabric that excites me on the floor…. have a look at their web page. It is real Chintz, and considering that…

Houston Quilt Show.

Download houston This is a a small video of the show today. I didn't get them all, I just has a short time and I've been rather busy today… Excuse the quality, it's just shot on my little flip camera.… I have been shooting high definition for another project as well.

Video

I have a little tiny flip video camera, the size of a cell phone…. and I shot a little video to see if I could put it up on the blog. Click on the site below to view it. Download houston_1..m4v

Acts of desperation.

I taught all day today and it was a great class. 26 ladies sharing experiences, I really can't ask for more. I had an early night last night, around 9.30  I fell asleep at the computer, head on the keyboard , I'm glad I didn't dribble into it. I noticed that I had made a…

The last day of Quilt Market. My impressions.

Market ended today. It's a bit like Christmas day…. you wait all year for it to come, then "bang" it's over all too quickly. I sat with friends tonight and we talked about the things we had seen over the past few days. Vintage is a style that has remained around for the past few…

Houston Quilt Market Day No 2.

Hi folks, thanks for the great emails…. they are much appreciated. Jane Green, the apples were from Art to Heart.  It is from a new book…. do you want me to get you one?   Moda. delicious. Moda furnishing.   Beautiful beads of every hue.     Paula Prass for Michael Miller There are so…

Houston Quilt Market.

Oh my goodness I love technology…. a few minutes ago I was able to see our little granddaughter in her Grandpa's arms. I'm rather brain dead tonight, but I will do my best. Galloping Pony Studio, was one of my favorites, also follow the links and take a look at her blog. Bananafana I love…

School House.

It's almost 6.00 am and I've been up for a little while.Work begins in earnest today and I have the opportunity to go on the floor at 8.30 to film and photograph before the event begins.This affords me the privilege of filming the "Do not photograph" Quilts. Yesterday, I met a"visited" with so many people…

What is the story behind the picture?

You're right Heather.Patti was a consultant on the film, "How to make an American Quilt" and explained how the movie was made…. let alone the method of filming those quilts….!!!! "Pick it up girl…. you're dragging it in the dirt"