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193: SQM 08

Just a quick lunch-time post of some Quilt Market pics.

The first thing I saw when I walked onto the floor of the market was huge wooden crates marked "Westminster Fibers." I didn't get a chance to get shots of those, but here is one that I saw that made me happy: 


I love that they painted those offset polka-dots on it!

A corner of Valori Wells' booth:


I chatted with Valori for just a little bit -  she was adorable and sweet, as was Carolyn, the co-author of Life Style - Valori's newest book.


I love these:


More later!

Reader Comments (6)

Oh my goodness.....LOOOOOVVEEEE all of this! What fantastic colors and prints......wow!!!!
I wanna see more:):)

May 20, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterArtsyMama
Oh you are killing me!! I'm dying to see Heather Bailey's two new lines and I was hoping you would post some photos of those! :) Plus, did you have a booth?
May 20, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterdana
So incredibly colorful and fun! I could just look at the pictures all day, admiring every detail.
May 20, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMary
It was so nice to finally meet you, my elfin friend. ;) I didn't even know you were still sick... so sorry to hear that. Hopefully at Houston you'll be healthy so you can enjoy it to the fullest. Great pictures of Valori's booth, BTW!
May 20, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterpatty/MODKID
So great to meet you at market!!! Hopefully we can chat a bit more at Fall....I will be there for a couple of days. Anyway, can't wait to see your fabric. Take care!
May 21, 2008 | Unregistered Commentervalori
I loved meeting you in Portland and hope to get to know you better soon. Your designs are so lovely and going to be a huge hit in Houston I'm sure. I love your business "card." I'm gonna do something with my little screen printed piece of you as soon as I get some time. I'm so sorry you were feeling under the weather while in Oregon and hope you're back to your healthy vibrant self ASAP. Great pictures btw--thanks so much for sharing here on the blog. Hugs, Eva
May 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterEva/freshandvintage

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