Saturday, March 24, 2018

Quiltfest 2018--Day 5

Good morning on this rainy Saturday morning. What a rollercoaster of as weather week this has been. Sunny and warm to thunderstorms to snow. Now back to rain. Tis spring in the South though.

Today I'm off to breakfast then to the show for the final day of Quiltfest 2018.  Right now I'm helping Jackie get set up for her last class. It's a mostly hand stitching class but does have a small machine component and I'm loaning my machine to her for the day.

Yesterday, Carmen, Amy, and I spent the day with Patti Carey of Northcott Fabrics in Bindings, Borders, and more. What a great class and some great techniques we learned for flange borders, stacked borders, miters, and machine bindings. I've got several quilts to apply these to!

Show and tell was a blast last night. Although I didn't win anything last night, we all had a great time. I want to specially thank all of the vendors and sponsors of A Mountain Quiltfest for coming, making this great show possible, and for the awesome prizes they donated.  Let me tell you, it's not often you have the chance to win as much as you do during show and tell at Quiltfest! A complete Martelli cutting table set, Husqvarna Viking machines, even a Juki sit down long arm. Not to mention $1,000 in gift certificates to Tennessee Quilts, $250 in Batiks from Northcott, and so many kits, patterns, fabrics, and more that I can't even remember.

I've picked up several great things this week, fabric, patterns, and a notion or two. I've got a few things I'm gonna look for today, or should I say look at again, lol.

Amy and Carmen always get a matching shirt each year. This year, we've all gotten matching shirts, and we're wearing them today. A good way to end Quiltfest.

With that, I've got to get My machine set up for Jackie and then I'm off to breakfast. It's Saturday, are you sewing? Take that machine out, if necessary dust it off, and get sewing, even if it's just a few minutes, a few seams!

Until next time, quilt on!

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