Quilt Festival!!

Yesterday I had the privilege to visit the International Quilt Festival in Cincinnati.  My BFF Noelle and I left on Thursday night after The Husbands got home from work and left on our Odyssey.  Noelle is not a quilter but she was a very good sport and asked lots of quilting questions.  I know she’ll probably never quilt but she does have quilt appreciation! 

The show was terrific.  We had a great time looking over the quilts and probably even a greater time shopping the vendors.  I bought a 2-1/2 strip roll and a fat quarter group of some Kaffe Fasset prints, a Moda Candy Bar box with Fandango, Bliss, City Weekend, and Breakfast at Tiffany’s prints, a book called “Beautiful Botanicals” by Deborah Kemball, a cute little scrap-booking grandma brag book for my mom, and a program. 

Deborah was actually at the show because she was showing a quilt that was Best in Show. It was a totally gorgeous quilt. And it hit all the right chords with me – hand-applique and hand quilted.

Since Deborah was at the show…she was also signing copies of her book.  Of course I’m such a dork I had to have one with her signature.  I even made Noelle take a picture of me next to her.  He he. 

The show was great fun but I am glad to be home with The Fam.  It was only one night but I sure did miss them!

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