Monday, March 14, 2011

Thanks LA!

My weekend with family in California started early with a quick side trip to LA, and I'm so glad I did! I had a chance to attend a meeting of the LAMQG. They actually rescheduled their meeting to coincide with my visit. I got to see the reveal of their Robert Kaufman solids challenge and shared a few of my quilts. I met so many nice people. I can't thank Alissa enough for inviting me and their great officer team for having me! Best side trip I've ever taken!
As you can see, talking quilts is simply a happy experience for me.
This is a peek at Sew Modern, the shop where the LA guild meets. Oh my I wish you could all go there and check it out. Such a wonderful layout and great fabric! Being surrounded by fabric makes me smile too. Next time, I'm spending some quality time at Sew Modern!
This is a glimpse of the folks who were there...so many talented quilters in this group! It was so inspiring to see their work and talk quilts with them.
Thanks for having me LA...I'll be back!

14 comments:

Dianne said...

Looks great...and that store is gorgeous!

Cheryl said...

How wonderful! Now you need to come to Richmond, Virginia!

Live a Colorful Life said...

I will definitely have to check out Sew Modern. We are going to Disneyland the end of April. Hmmm....wonder if I could get my grandkids to take a break from the Magic Kingdon. Probably not. Oh, well. Another trip then. It looks like you had a lot of fun!

Kelly said...

we enjoyed having you! (even though in that bottom picture, i look anything but thrilled. that's why i really hate candid pictures! oh well.) i loved hearing all of your stories. you exude a passion for quilting, and you were truly inspirational! thanks for coming and sharing with us.

Poppyprint said...

Lucky LAMQG!

Alissa said...

What a great great talk it was!! We LOVED having you!!

HouseMama Tess said...

Thank you so much for visiting us!!! Your quilts are so wonderful to see and touch in person... and your talk was very inspiring! I can't wait to see what you've been working on for your book!

Ordinary Life said...

Your passion and heart came through with every story. You inspired me to tell the story of my quilts. To finally start that blog I'm always talking about and to be willing to be of service to others. Thank you!

Jan | Daisy Janie said...

What a nice little trip within a trip! I love the one you're holding in the first image - forgot to comment on your other post about it. So calming...

Great article in Quilter's World! Have you seen it yet?

Jenny @ Anything Pretty said...

We missed you in KC but it looks like you had a fabulous time!

Tanya said...

I honestly thought that birch quilt was 20 times bigger! If I would have been at that meeting I would have screamed in shock at how teeny tiny that is. I guess it makes all your work that much more amazing!

Suzanne said...

It sounds like your trip got off to a great start!

thegirlpurls said...

What a wonderful evening at the LAMQG. You gave us so much inspiration and so much insight into your creative process. Seeing your work in person was a thrill! Thanks and please come back soon...and often! Best, Lori

MightyMom said...

awesome!! I can't wait till you come to Dallas!!! when's that book coming out????????