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He has a man's perspective. He has a non-quilting perspective. He has a different perspective that makes events like this fun to discuss with him.
The top picture is the sum total of all I bought at the show.
My husband's advice to me when I leave for a show is "Show great restraint"
This time he shopped along side, and helped me choose this:
But the little burro that started life as a candy dish:? Chocolate karma? I'm in. Plus it reminds me of the poodle pulling a cart from my, er, collection. Anyone know anything about it's history?
The two books were the first purchase and on sale for $5 each, at Dover Books. Christmas!!
The thread is Presensia, and the sampler pack of small spools was perfect to take in my hand sewing kit with my hexie project. I get to try their thread, and use colors I didn't have. I opened the pack on the way home, sewing my hexies while Drew drove, and we listened to our new book on tape by Rita Mae Brown. Back to the show...
I also enjoyed the New Zealand quilt where the artist saw a picture of the land and saw a woman's figure in it!
Ideas come from all sources, the muse finds you if you let her!
There was a group of small Celebrate the Day challenge quilts.
Each artist chose an obscure holiday, a real on the books holiday like popcorn day! Walk your dog day or Mole day.
This one, for Cow Appreciation Day and in case like me you want to celebrate a cow each year it's on July 15th.
By Stacey Koeller. I took lots of pictures of this exhibit since it was my favorite one.
Whimsical and just plain silly, right up my alley!
Oh and by the way, they had a Nerd Day quilt and I asked my resident scientist if he wanted it on the blog. He said no, and acted like he had no idea why I would even ask. It had a pocket protector with pens.