Saturday, September 27, 2014

Quilter's Showcase 2014 [picture heavy post]

My friend Cathy and I went to the quilt show today, it was a gorgeous day, and the quilt show was lovely.  Not as big as we'd hoped, but it was nice and Cathy didn't have any trouble finding purchases.  Unfortunately, I didn't bring my good camera, and my phone's sd card filled up before I was done - had to borrow Cathy's, she'll send me the rest of the pics, but here's some wonderful quilts we saw.  The pic of the quilt is first, then the quiltmaker info underneath.

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This was beautifully hand quilted.

This one was amazing, so much applique!

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Judge's Choice, beautifully hand quilted.

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This one was wonderful - read the story.

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Amazing basket quilt.
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There are more, but I think this post is long enough.  I was delighted with the number of quilts that were hand quilted, and embroidered.  After all that shopping and looking, we were getting pretty hungry, so off we went to Tony's restaurant....if you've never been there, it's a treat.  Hamburgers come with a pound of bacon on them.  Yes, a POUND.  I had the Belgian pancakes, Cathy had the French toast, and we had a side order of bacon....

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...which was also a pound of bacon.  We boxed it up to go but I forgot the box!!!  My boys were not happy with me.

Hope you enjoyed the show, wish you could have been there!

[And no, we did NOT finish our food, lol!!!]


West Michigan Quilter said...

Wow! Looks like a great show. Loved seeing all the pictures. Thanks for sharing!

WoolenSails said...

Gorgeous quilts and I like how you add the tag so we can see the details about the quilt and maker.


Nancy J said...

A quilt with each quilter and details, super series, my choice, the Kaleidoscope, but every one a real winner. Thanks so much for sharing. Cheers,Jean.

Mickie said...

Wonderful inspiration Allie! Thanks so much for sharing!!! holy mean you DIDN"T bring home the bacon (LOL)! Have a great day!
Hugs, Mickie

Vicki said...

It is so good to see you back Allie, I've missed you. I hope life can get back to something like normal for you now. Vicki

Karen said...

The piece with the doily flowers is oh so interesting. Creative use of doilies one might have collected.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Thanks for the quilt show! But where's the bacon?????

Carrie P. said...

Gorgeous quilts.
I can understand why the one quilt that got judges choice won. Amazing!
Whoa! that is a lot of food.

Fiona said...

the quilts are amazing.... I can't choose a favourite....
lovely food... I have to say I get annoyed when they provide such huge portions... I'd rather pay less and get a smaller manageable amount....

Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing the beautiful quilts, and the credits. One of those, at least, was in Chattanooga, too. Somewhere I have a picture of it. Now that food - um, looks sinfully fabulous! I'm glad you had a chance to go with your good friend.

donna said...

Oh my gosh what fun. I am in love with those quilts. Thank you so much for sharing. WOW!

O'faigh said...

Hello Allie, I enjoyed your post, so much inspiration from quilt shows.Hugs O'faigh

Sandra :) said...

Amazing quilts - Fandago is awesome! A pound of bacon sounds pretty delicious, LOL!! But definitely made for sharing - YIKES! ;)

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

Beautiful quilts!!! Thanks for all those pix. The second I spotted the food I knew the exact place you ate. Eating your entire meal at Tony's is almost the craziest thing a person can attempt to do. It is sooooo over the top.


Soggibottom said...

Always good to see you Allie :-) Thanks for showing all this fantastic work. Hey, you had a great time eh ? :-) X X X

Dorothy said...

Beautiful quilts. Thank you for sharing them with us Allie.
Your lunch looked scrumptious!


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