|Nancy (pugmom), ME!, and Mari (academic quilter)|
Nancy and her husband Mike, Mari my husband Drew, and myself met for lunch then went to the Museum.
<= Look at that door! This museum is full of the most interesting artful crafts.
I did not take any pics of the actual Kaffe exhibit but look at the ones I took of regular exhibits.. Very quilty aren't they?
This is like a forest of glass and paper trees...
I really want to make a quilt like this... and do not want to make it like a snowball pattern which would be super easy to piece. Then I would get seam lines in the colored centers. I have to devise a super Hard way to piece them with inset seams.
Yep, that's the kind of quilter I am.
|made of glass and tile|
Now I want to make that one too!
The actual exhibit was interesting to me because of the antique quilts. I am not a traditionalist but I found I preferred the mismatched seam lines and odd coloring of the antiques far more than the modern interpretations with the busy fabrics, all in medium tone.
We all like something different.
I saw a child playing in the hands on area, where scraps and design walls were available. I asked what she liked about quilting, and she said, the shapes.
All in all, what fun to meet up!
What do quilt blog people do when they meet? They shop for fabric, so we left the museum for the Byrne's fabric store where we encouraged each other to buy more fabric. Just in case.