{finally-first quiltmarket post!}

yup…i did it! I went to quilt market and had a complete BLAST!! Here are some chronological highlights! (Because we all need to be inspired visually!!)

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Texans are always amazed by mountains! and Salt Lake City is surrounded…gorgeous!!!!

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First night…at Pat's BBQ…Amanda, Julie, and moi!

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Here's Amanda with our waitress…she was a hoot!!! yep…they both were!!

Thursday morning:

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helping with booth set up…can't you tell???

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right before Amanda taught at Schoolhouse. Schoolhouse is where the designers get a chance to teach about how to use their products!! 🙂

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at schoolhouse with Gina from the Threaded Pear Studio!

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Here she is showing off her cool shower cap…this is a must make for me!! 🙂

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yup…self-pimping…this is my quilt that was made from a tutorial that will soon be on Amanda's blog in the near future!! (you'll see more of this in my upcoming posts on market!!)

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After Schoolhouse…time to put away all of the goodies!! yipeee!!
She did a fabulous job!! 🙂 yay, Amanda!

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 After lunch, Amanda had a photo shoot in her home and then we popped by her home to check out the scene!!! 🙂

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Here we are in Amanda's craft studio holding up the strike-offs of her newest line, Delighted, which comes out in September. me, Amanda, Julie, Candice and Robbie (Candice's mom!).

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Thursday night? Sample Spree time!! wow!! it's crazy!! We sat in line for three hours so we could get a good spot at the front of the line. 

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lots of people everywhere, huh?

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the line went a LOT further than this…this is one thing you have to experience when going to Sample Spree…the line!! :) 

While waiting, I met my Twitter friend, Thomas Knauer who is a new fabric designer for Andover Fabrics!!

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Can't wait to get my hands on his new line, Pear Tree…I have some mini art quilt designs up my sleeve for that one…may have a shout out to portlandia…just maybe!! :) 

That's Wednesday and Thursday…stay tuned for a GOB of pics of Amanda's booth and more cool people tomorrow!! (My jet lag just kicked in!! yikes!!)

Happy quilting!! 

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Comments

  1. Reply

    yeah! I’m so excited for you!

  2. Reply

    love it Sally

  3. Reply

    More, please! I am loving living vicariously through you.

  4. Reply

    Ahhh, looks like you’d had a FAB time Sally!

  5. Reply

    Just looks like so much fun! I am so happy you all had such a great time! And only a little jealous. Okay…a LOT jealous.

  6. Reply

    More pics, less sleep, think of your A team peeps!!!

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