Category: quilt shows

Pour L’Amour Du Fil

A couple of weeks ago we had a stand at the fabulous French quilt show - Pour L'amour du Fil (For the Love of Thread)......WOW what an amazing quilt show.  This was the first time we had been to this show and we were a little nervous as our French is basic at best [...] Continue Reading

Three Quilt Shows in Three Weeks

Err....whose bright idea was it to do three shows in three weeks?! Actually, its a lot of fun - yes, a little exhausting but what a wonderful way to spend three weeks meeting and chatting to like minded people and all the time surrounded by what we love - fabric! [...] Continue Reading

Festival of Quilts 2012

We have just come back from the brilliant Festival of Quilts 2012.  What a great show!  We were very lucky this year as we also had an exhibition showcasing  all the quilts from our NEW book Antique to Heirloom Jelly Roll Quilts.  The concept our our book, [...] Continue Reading

First day at market

We weren't really sure what to expect but we had a great first day even though our feet were very sore at the end of it! We managed to have a quick half hour to check out the Moda stand and they have some great new ranges! Also we love some of the new Anna Griffin [...] Continue Reading

Sample Spree

It feels like two days in one. This day does seem never ending but wouldn't miss it as such an amazing experience. Pictured is us at Sample Spree, the preview night before market. We have also roped in two fabulous helpers, Mandy and her friend Kate. This is us [...] Continue Reading

Schoolhouse here we come!

Schoolhouse is a series of presentations that run throughout the day with the main aim of introducing new products that are being launched at market. This was our first schoolhouse where we did the presenting. Very nerve wracking but great fun and we had a full [...] Continue Reading

Setting up

This is our booth. We're next to Primitive Gathering - we stocked their great Little Gathering range last year and they have a new range out which we're very excited about seeing. They also very kindly lent us their step ladder - that was one thing we really [...] Continue Reading

First night in Kansas City

After a long flight we arrived with all our luggage still intact which was a huge relief as we have taken everything for our stand- so suitcases are packed to the max! Although we did nearly miss our first flight as Pam and Mandy Shaw of Dandelion Designs (who was [...] Continue Reading

NEC and Home Again

Here is Nicky still looking remarkably cheerful at the NEC. She was probably dreaming about her holiday. I've just taken her to the airport as she is jetting off to Los Vegas for a week. I'm back in Cornwall with yet more rain - it really has been a dreadful summer. [...] Continue Reading

Sandown… and my feet are still hurting!

We have just finished the National Quilt Championships at Sandown which was a really good show this year. It is however incredibly tiring and to make matters worse I had to get back to Cornwall for this morning so I had to have a really early start and I left [...] Continue Reading