Houston page 2. The next page of quilts.

More things to do in Houston.

This is crazy, I'm working on two blogs at the same time!!! However,  I thought I would mention a few more things we found today in Houston. I forgot to tell you that you can get 10% off anything at Macy's if you show your International ID. We had to buy two new cases… my…

Hints for Houston.

First of all, I think you need to be here at least 5 days. The city itself has lots to offer. The restaurant opposite the Hilton is called the Grove and is nice for a meal in the evening…. it gets a bit noisy but on the whole its worth a visit. I like to…

Lets feature a quilt.

I promised a look at one of my favorite quilts in the show. Imagining India, Pat Holly Michigan. Now just how does she do this tiny applique? Take a look at this video. Pat Holly

Last day at Houston.

Quilts    click the word to view. I've added more images to the web page. As mentioned in a previous post  I walked the red carpet to view the booths today. Excuse me if I'm mistaken but I don't think there were too many new ideas presented. Some booths have been offering the same thing for…

  I've finally had time to sit at the computer and begin work on my photos. I will add albums each day to my web page and I ask that you respect the owner of the quilts by not downloading and distributing the images. Quilts    click the word to view. This is my 12th consecutive…

Purchases and stuff.

These gorgeous threads from Superior are for the project above. Thank you Mother Superior. The quilt is 7 foot wide, the background is silk and the plates will be thread painted in silk thread. Surprisingly some of it is purple not blue. I bought Cherrywood fabric for the Bayeux. When I got the reds back…

My special quilt.

An SVG map of China with the Guangxi autonnomous region highlighted Legend: Image:China map legend.png (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The eyes take 5 minutes to focus propery when I wake up, and it really annoys me because I want to fly as soon as I'm awake…!!! Yesterday was my first day to walk the floor. I've…

Its begun.

Once again its late and the brain isn't as sharp as it is in the morning but I have early morning appointments tomorrow so I need to share tonight. I photographed from nine am until just before ten when the doors open to the public. Everything was in readiness for the opening and an air…

Featuring a quilt.

I'm going to be filming and photographing today at the International Quilt Festival in the George Brown Convention Centre. This is one of my favorite Quilts so far. I love the movement effect. The quilting on the pieces is wonderful. The hands, outlined in black tie the expression of the quilt together. The tweed fabric…