Saturday, October 3, 2009

Quilt Show Report and a Prize



I am becoming rather well known for forgetting to take pictures at quilt shows and the Wentworth Quilters Exhibition was no different.

Sorry folks, one day I will get my act together.

It was a terrific show on what was a spectacularly windy day. Congratulations to all involved. There is so much work involved in one of these. The venue was historic Linnwood House.

I did have a little shopping spree at the stalls. Shop of the Day was Patchwork Plus from Miranda. I bought these.



Scrap Basket Surprises is a terrific book by Kim Brackett. Her blog is Magnolia Bay Quilts. All of the projects use 2 1/2 inch scrap strips or jelly rolls. I'd like to make all the projects featured. Nice work Kim.

I also picked up some reproductions fabrics for making Ann Hermes miniature quilts, some Metro Goes Au Naturel fat quarters and a couple of pincushions.

A little while ago I entered Lena's giveaway over at LeKa Quilts and I won a consolation prize. It arrived this week and it's as sweet as sweet can be.



Thank you so much Lena. I adore it!

Happy Stitching


12 comments:

  1. I love those fabrics -- yummy! And your little pink bag from Lena. It's adorable. Thanks so much for mentioning my book! I hope you enjoy the projects.

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  2. hahaha! I'm the one who's battery always dies in her camera at quilt shows! Like your purchases, and can't wait to see your take on Ann's minatures. I still haven't tried one yet.

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  3. Love the pincushions, but the patterns will keep you busy for a while! The little bag is so-o-o cute, lucky you!

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  4. Good buys Ann...and I love those repro fabrics...I'm really into those at the moment. I bought some at the Craft Fair but not used them yet. Congratulations on the win...Have a lovely Sunday...Dzintra♥x

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  5. Darn. I want to see quilt show pictures.

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  6. The fabric is lovely, and your prize is so pretty...I love pink!
    Micki

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  7. I am pleased you had a good time love the fabrics and the book is a good one I just love how clever see is.
    Hugs
    Bec

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  8. Looks like you've scored very nicely!

    I haven't been to a quilt show in ages. I hope you came away very inspired. :)

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  9. I don't think it is a consolation prize at all- great score.
    Can't wait to see what you make from the book. Looks like fun.

    Debra

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  10. Ann - The place looks wonderful - can only imagine the inside! Thanks for sharing pictures of your goodies and your consolation prize - very nice!

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  11. Congrats! It super cute purse!


    Zlaty

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  12. Oh what a lovely prize to arrive you would have to behappy with that one.

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