Sunday, April 10, 2011

International Quilt Festival

The quilt show in Cincinnati was GREAT! My guild had a bus trip and we left bright and early Friday morning and returned late last night. The first day we visited most of the vendors and I made a few purchases (actually, I blew my stashbusting report for this week).

The venue was wonderful, the Millinium Hotel was nice and there were lots of restaurants close by. It was a great trip and I say thanks to Loretta for planning!

My purchases include a lovely pink and green stripe for the sashing on Baby Girl Davis' quilt, 3 pieces with no purpose, but I couldn't pass up the price. The red is a Robyn Pandolf and the cream geometric print is from P&B. I don't know who made the blue plaid, but at $1/yard, I will find something to do with it.

The sweatshirt book is, of course, for Elizabeth and Baby Girl Davis, and the new Twister ruler will be great for Quilts of Valor.

Three cones of thread were pre-orded from accomplish Quilting and the 4 cones of Omni are from Superior Threads. I tried the new thread out today and it seems to work GREAT. And it's less expensive than PermaCore if you have a wholesale account.

The truck fabric is for the backing of Andrew's Truck quilt.

I won the Jelly Roll on the bus, having the most correct answers in a word scramble, and the FQ was from Loretta, a.k.a. The Easter Bunny


Amy said...

Lucky you! I so wish I lived closer to this show.

jillquilts said...

So nice to see you yesterday!! I'm glad that you made it home safely and with prizes and fabric! :)

Jennifer said...

Glad you had such a great trip. Wish I'd seen you there!