Spring Quilt Market 2010: A Recap Preview

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Hello there!  I have missed all of you, but I’m back from Quilt Market and have lots of eye candy to share.  Like everyone else who went, I’m still recovering — and maybe not as coherent about the experience as I’d like.  However, here’s a little teaser of some of the goodies.  (Up above is a sneak peak from Amy Butler’s gorgeous-as-always booth.)

I planned to take today off, but I kept having little electric bolts of inspiration all day.  I kept a sketchbook handy and just rolled with it.  I think this must be the by product of spending time surrounded by so many talented and creative people.  It’s a bonus that so many of them are beautiful on the inside too.

I had a wonderful time, save for a small shoe incident on Saturday.  I will spare you the gory details, but at one point I did wonder if anyone had ever required amputation from a mortal shoe injury.  As I hobbled around last night, I told my husband that this is a preview of me as an old woman.  He’s thrilled, I can tell.

At Quilt Market, everyone likes to tempt your sore feet by setting up beautiful beds, reading chairs, and cozy looking nooks.  I fell in love with this incredible pouf at the Michael Miller Fabrics booth.  Don’t you want to just pounce on it?

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Just a few rows over, Bari J. had a beautiful set up for Country Lane in the Windham Booth.  I love this cutie, Izzy, who was hanging out on a comfy cushion of her own.  Izzy is one of Bari’s new sewing patterns and just shines with attention to detail.

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I’ve got more pictures of everything above and more, so I’ll hope you’ll grab a cup of tea and come back the rest of the week for more of the pretty stuff.  As always, I fret the whole time that I’ve missed someone, but I really tried my best to cover as much as I could.  I was thinking of all of you readers at home, and that kept me going – blisters and all.  Thanks for sharing in the fun.  I think fabric is always meant to be shared with friends.

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  1. Oh my gosh! I’ve been checking your blog each day to see if there were pics. It looks like it was amazing! So inspiring!! Please post more pics!