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Posts Tagged "Spring Market 2009"

Tote Bag from Phyllis Dobbs

I had the pleasure of meeting Phyllis Dobbs at Spring Market. She’s as exciting in real life as her fabulous designs. Here’s a picture of her and I, and you can see a glimpse of us in this video. Phyllis has designed this cute little quilted tote bag using her latest fabric line, Its a […]

Posted: August 5th, 2009  

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Quilt Market Video

If you look around 40 seconds in, you’ll see me and Phyllis Dobbs, followed by a short wave by from Judy Laquidara. Video taken by Alex Veronelli of Aurifil. (Click into the blog post to see the video, they don’t show up on the home page of this site.)

Posted: July 13th, 2009  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Videos

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Shadow Trapunto by Geta Grama

Geta Grama’s Shadow Trapunto quilt at Spring Market and announcing her new patterns for sale.

Posted: June 29th, 2009  

Topics: Quilt Gallery, Web Finds

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

After I left Spring Market and Pittsburgh behind, I travelled to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It was a gorgeous trip, in perfect weather. Route PA30 is quite mountainous and an exciting experience for me, as it’s pretty flat here in Ontario by comparison. My ears kept popping, just like they do in an airplane. I finally found […]

Posted: June 19th, 2009  

Topics: My Quilting Journey

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Friday Give-Away – 8″ Fabric Shears

Enter this week’s Friday Give-Away for your chance to win 8″ fabric shears donated by the Simplicity Creative Group.

Posted: June 19th, 2009  

Topics: Special Features

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Market Contest Winner

At Spring Market, I collected business cards for a contest drawing. Congratulations to Janine from Tonic Living in Toronto, Ontario for winning two months of free advertise on the Quilting Gallery web site. Check out the gorgeous fabrics available on her site:

Posted: June 9th, 2009  

Topics: Site News

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Booth Quilts from Market

The quilts I created for the Quilt Shop Locator booth at Spring Market.

Posted: June 8th, 2009  

Topics: My Quilting Journey

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Enter the $10,000 Dream Sewing Room Makeover Contest

Enter the $10,000 Dream Sewing Room Makeover contest.

Posted: May 25th, 2009  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Web Finds

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2,488 km (1,546 miles) later

I returned home to Canada late last night. An uneventful drive home from Lancaster. I stopped at another quilt shop on the way home, and the GPS took me through winding roads and mountains to get me to the highway. It was gorgeous even though I was getting a little frustrated wanting to reach the […]

Posted: May 24th, 2009  

Topics: My Quilting Journey

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Market Creativity

Congratulations to LizzieB Cre8ive as they won the Creativity best booth award at Spring Market for the second show in a row (which has never happened before). Here are some photos from their wonderful Whimsyland booth. Here are the other winners: Pittsburgh Spring Quilt Market Best Booth Awards I’m sad to say goodbye to lovely […]

Posted: May 19th, 2009  

Topics: Quilt Gallery

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Greetings from Spring Market

Pittsburgh is absolutely gorgeous! If you ever get a chance to drive here, I highly recommend it (probably not in the winter though). There are rivers, huge hills (are they mountains??), a tunnel and gorgeous bridges everywhere. It has been very fun filled days of Spring Market so far. Today is the second day of […]

Posted: May 16th, 2009  

Topics: Quilt Gallery

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Spring Hats for Market

Check out the gorgeous hats I made for Judy and I to wear at Market. All they need is a little bit of ribbon added so they can be tied under our chin. I’m sure we’ll be a great hit. Ok seriously, these are candy dishes, made from another of Geta Grama’s fabulous tutorials, Quilted […]