I’m back! Did you miss me? I have a lot to share with you in this show, so let’s get going.
Eleanor Burns’ Quilt In A Day shop in San Marcos, CA. She has one in Paducah, KY too!
Fat Quarters Quilt Shop in Vista.
Starry Night Hollow in Encinitas. They even have their own “The Men of Starry Night Hollow” calendar with the men, uh, modeling quilts!!
Quilter’s Paradise in Escondido. Here’s a photo of the Heart Trio Kit:
All laser-cut and ready to be assembled. Could that be any cooler?! And here’s a link to designer Jeri Kelly.
Complete info about Quilt Colorado
Holly’s Quilt Cabin in Centennial.
And a link to Mountain Peek patterns. They’re in the drawing too!
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum in Golden. Currently their website is down.
Info about Harriet’s Treadle Arts can be found on her website here. She has COOL new diagonal grid graph paper that will be out soon — in May. Keep an eye out for it. Brought to you by C&T Publishing. I’ll be talking more about it soon.
Susan Branch’s 2010 is in the drawing too. Here’s a picture:
Ok, so I know that the year has already begun, but I love calendars. They’re still good for 10 more uses! And you’ll love Sue’s calendars, jam-packed with useful quotes and observations, not to mention her beautiful art work.
Museum of Quilts and Textiles in San Jose, CA, the first museum entirely devoted to quilts and needle arts. For real!
Julie Silber’s Quilt Complex
Julie, talking about a small quilt made out of Cigar silk “premiums”.
Joe the Quilter Cunningham
Joe, observing Barbara’s expert detection skills
I love this picture of Julie, Barbara and Joe.
Ok – I have to start this section off with the most precious picture of my little granddaughter, Cambria — you’re going to be seeing a lot of her!
three months old already!!
Elly Sienkiewicz’s Applique Academy in Williamsburg, VA
Elly and, her Girl Friday, Bette Augustine during the High Tea. I also love this picture of Elly and Bette — you can tell that they are treasured friends.
Detail from one of Elly’s quilts, found in her book, “Fancy Applique”
and photos of other inspiring quilts:
Nadine Thompson’s quilt
Elly’s Eagle design in one of Kathryn Tennyson’s quilts. The Eagle with the furled flag is one of my very favorite motifs for applique, or anything else.
Jeni Buechel‘s Ornamental Applique
A little sample of Jeni’s Amazing applique!
Karen Witt‘s Reproduction Quilts
Here are the TESAA 2010 Sorority Sisters:
Left to right: Kathy Dunigan, Pearl Pereira, Cathy Van Bruggen and me.
Here is a sample of their work along with their website links:
I am a:
descendant. Are you my relative?? Anyone living in the U.S. with these last names can be traced to the original settlers (Richter, Fischbach, Otterbach,Haeger, and Heite).
Here’s what some of their locks and chain might have looked like:
And Governor Spottswood’s mansion:
My ancestors would have been using the back entrance…
and one of the shop girls had this magnificent skirt made out of an antique quilt:
And places we love to eat along the way (to quilt shops of course!):
The Bavarian Brathaus mmmmmmmmm good!
The Weathervane restaurant at A Southern Season
The King’s Arms Tavern at Colonial Williamsburg Still as yummy as I remember! Here is a picture of an appetizer drink, called a shrub.
Paul’s, the College of William and Mary hangout