Hold the Paparazzi!
OK, so I exaggerate ... a bit ... but it was so heartwarming to meet a blog reader in an unexpected way.
Friday was a beautiful day for a drive to Maryville in East Tennessee to attend a meeting of the Tennessee Regional Quilt Study Group held in conjunction with the Smoky Mountain Quilt Show. At the morning antique quilt bed turning the speaker greeted me by name as she walked down the aisle. From behind me a little voice said, "Are you Libby, the blogger?"
Why, yes, I am!
That is how I met Kathie W, who likes to follow blogs of Tennessee quilters. We had a nice chat before the program began and it was a thrill to learn she was a prize winner!
|Vintage Rouge by Kathie W|
The show is one of the longest-running annual shows in the area -- 35 years! Even though it's an area show, they had entries from 13 other states as well as Norway and the Netherlands. Great variety with several special exhibits. I will definitely go again next year.
|Henry Glass wide back|
While I didn't purchase anything from the vendors, I did make my way 4 miles down the pike to Pappy's where I bought 3 yards of a Henry Glass wide back ...
|Classic 4-Patch w/Women of Courage border|
... and 1 yard of a dark red I thought would work as an inner border on my Classic 4-Patch. However, I have decided not to use an inner border and just let the border print do the talking.
Weekly Stash Report - May 24, 2015
In last week: 4.0 yards
Out last week: 0.0 yards
In year to Date: 97.75 yards
Out Year-to-Date: 62.50 yards
Net Used 2015 35.25 yards
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