Once again, Quiltcon was a lot of great energy in Austin! I have been lucky to go twice for a day each time. There are so many photos of the quilts on the Internet and Instagram, check here.
A highlight was meeting Alison Glass and getting a photo with her. I sat in on one of her demos and enjoyed listening and practicing stitches.
Adam from Andover snagged me for a photo of my backpack for Instagram. I was pretty happy!
Here is the Best of Show winner, Kathy York. I didn’t take the photo, but think it’s fabulous!
Her attention to detail is impressive. Check out the quilt back and the sleeve. She added fabric so the sleeve didn’t take away from the back. Wow!
Here is the Hillsboro carpool group (well, Jessica moved away) that made it to Austin.
After the number of gals that got tattoos in 2013, a booth was added this year.
My friend’s daughter was in a dance competition, so Jackie and I fooled around in between dances.
Since the competition was on the San Antonio River Walk, we did a little bridge hopping.
has “farm to tray” with handmade buns.
Back at home in Portland, I noticed this large piece of art showcasing the famous PDX carpet.
Today, I began cutting and sewing my Pantone quilt. Look how good that old, old Ginny Beyer fabric looks with the Marcala color. Yuck!
And the maps Kevin ordered while I was gone came in ~~ with a free pen. We have until March 15th to figure out a plan because that’s the first day we can request a permit.