Sunday, June 8, 2014

Up for a Cruise??? and other news

Yes, I've been asked to teach again for Stitchin' Heaven on their Civil War Cruise in 2015!
I can't wait. I enjoy cruising anyway, but combining it with quilting...what could be better???
Three great teachers are joining me...Connie Tesene of Country Threads and 
Sarah Maxwell and Delores Smith of Homestead Hearth.
Please read all about our cruise here and all about the teachers and our classes.
3 port of call....Falmouth, Jamaica...George Town, Grand Cayman...Cozumel.
Sewing time, great teachers, great food, the OCEAN, excursions, shows, and more!
Would you like to join me!
If you would, please mention my name when you register...I'll get a little bonus when you do.

Ok, been a while since returning from quilt market...the report is good...still seeing lots of reproduction fabrics for my style of quilting. Moda's newest Collection for a Cause is awesome.
This is part of the antique quilt they used as inspiration.

Edyta's newest collection, Heart's Content, was another standout for me.
Look ant the polka dots!  love them.

And, my dear friends from The Quilted Crow in Australia are designing
cotton prints and gorgeous WOOL for Marcus Fabrics!!! 
Way to go CROWS!
 Just look at their cute booth!

Jo Morton's Haberdashery and Melodies, will be coming soon. Saw Caswell County too for November...really pretty. Check them out on Andover's website...I forgot to take photos.

Had one day (Wednesday) of fun shop hopping near Pittsburgh, thanks Laura Kay for an awesome day with you, Wendy and Penny.

Penny at the Drive thru at Kimberley's Quilt Shop, yes, a former can place an order 
and drive thru to pick it up! SWEET!

another shop....home of Pineapple Papers.

And then Fun with friends...
 Leonie (Crow)  on the right, teaching instragram to to Wendy and Laura Kay.
  Deirdre (Crow) and I, playing with selfies. I think my eyes are closed.

Schoolhouse was informative as always. Learned about this awesome book, similar to Nearly Insane, could be called Might as Well go Nuts, but wisely went with Making the Lancaster Diamond Sampler.
I scored a signed copy.

Visited with Jo and Cathy Cardiff. Cathy has a new pincushion book coming...
looking forward to that!

And, yes I did work on the book while in Pittsburgh Tuesday afternoon, before Market started Thursday.
The book is in the hands of the tech editor right now.

Until next time....think Cruise!
My best to you!