Friday, May 16, 2014

Spring Quilt Market 2014: Friday


Happy Friday everyone! We hope you're following us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for live updates of Market! Today was our first day of Spring Quilt Market and we spent the whole day browsing and buying new collections, meeting our favorite designers, filming new material for our YouTube channel, and looking for new patterns.

Loving the colorful Moda Fabrics booth! Check out the 3D blocks!
Joanna of Fig Tree Co. surrounded by her new collection, Somerset
Daniar and Sarah with Edyta of Laundry Basket Quilts
We're counting numbers and figures with Brigitte of Zen Chic 
We can't wait to share Pat Sloan's new collection… One for Me, One for You!
Codi and Amy Ellis showing off her modern neutral style with her debut collection, Modern Neutrals for Moda
Vanessa Goertzen (Lella Boutique) in her adorable booth, showing off her debut collection for Moda Fabric, Into the Woods (love the Red Riding Hood theme!)
Laurie of Minick & Simpson showing off her beautiful Lexington collection for Moda
Jeni Baker with her new Geometric Bliss Collection, for Art Gallery Fabrics
Surprise! It's Sarah and Jocelyn at the Vintage Happy section of Riley Blake Designs, all quilts by Lori Holt - pssst, that's the Great Granny Squared quilt on the right!
Introducing Penny Rose Fabrics, a new division of Riley Blake Designs! Delving into the 1800 and 1900 era!
Feeling patriotic with Robyn Pandolph's new Faded Splendor collection for RJR Fabrics (that's a Fat Quarter Style quilt at the bottom!)
Loving Allison Harris of Cluck Cluck Sew's Oh Clementine line for Windham Fabrics (with another Fat Quarter Style quilt in the corner!!)
Gudrun of G.E. Designs loves geometric patterns and shapes
Jamie in the whimsical and adorable Dear Stella Fabrics booth
Doug of Antler Quilt Design showing off his quilty creations. He always impresses us!
Codi sweet talkin' with Jill Finley of Jillily Studio
Loving Birch Fabric's beautiful organic fabrics
We just want everything from This & That!
Emily Herrick and her deer companion showing off her Rustique collection for Michael Miller Fabrics
Ending the night with a blast at Moda's Quilt Market party
Now that the first full day of Market is over, it's time for our Quilt Market "Caption This" Contest! We're giving away Moda bundles of Miss Kate Flannels by Bonnie & Camille and Persimmon by BasicGrey to two lucky winners. Want to win one of these beautiful bundle of goodies? Keep reading!


To enter, all you need to do is to follow the instructions on Rafflecopter below! This contest will close on Saturday, May 17th at 11:59 pm CST, and the winners will be announced on Tuesday May 20th.


We had a great first day of Market, and we'll be back tomorrow with more updates, giveaways, and much much more!

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289 comments:

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Bethany said...

Nap time at me and my sister designs, wake up and smell the fabric!!!!

Tamie said...

We should not have had those margaritas for dinner!

Bethany said...

"A me and my sister design coma!"

Billy'sgirl said...

Repeat after me...
"Mary is the creative genius"...
I can't hear you, Barb!

Quilter Kathy said...

Hey... where are my glasses?!?

MzL said...

You have got to be kidding... how come we never noticed that block was turned the wrong way!!!!

Jana Davison said...

I SOOOOOOOO want to be at Quilt Market, but can't!! Please, please pick me for Miss Kate Flannels.

Shauna said...

Party hard, and pay for it the next day.

Jeanenne Nielsen said...

I can't remember what to do next.

dolores said...

Now you tell me my zipper is down?!

Fonda Boyd said...

Dear god thank you for getting us through the first day of quilt market, now if you will just get through tomorrow we would be very grateful. Amen

Anita said...

Let's take a moment to close our eyes, take a deep breath and experience the zen that is Quilt Market.

kulazzv said...

-Hey wake me up tomorrow ,maybe they will have some coffee.
-Yeh maybe...

Dee said...

"I didn't mean to do it!", hanging her head. "Uh Huh", with a sign.

Living the dream said...

Lord, Blessus this day, for tomorrow is another day at the International Quilt Market!

Kristy Pilkington said...

Let us bow our heads in a moment of silence for.....

Pizza? I think I smell pizza!

Pam said...

Sleeping? No! We are inspecting the inside of our eyelids!

Crickets Corner said...

After setting up we just need a five...minute......cat.........zzzzzzzzz.

Heidi [Banks of Frog Creek] said...

"Where's a quilt... I just need 5 minutes of cuddly-naptime."
"You're surrounded by quilts, silly!"
"You're right. I guess we can just nap... right.... here... Zzzzzzzz..."

Exuberant Color said...

It has been a looooong day!!

rachael ann said...

"Let us give thanks to Saint Emma, the patron saint of patchwork. Amen!"

crazy quilter said...

Sure do love me some Quilt Market, where is the Hotel, and Did I spill something on my shirt?

Crystal said...

Waiting to explain what they will do with all this fabric... the two Material Witnesses!

Susan Maw said...

Standing in line at Sample Spree really did us in last night.

Judi R said...

Thank you Lord for the gift of fabric!

Cecelia said...

Oh Lord please help u s cause we are so exhausted!! ( they are praying) ;)

Kendra Watson said...

A micro nap and then back to more quilty goodness

Mary D said...

Now close your eyes, stop and smell the fabric. This must be heaven.

Gretchen said...

Are you sure we have to come back tomorrow? I'm exhausted!

Melva Palmer said...

Lord, please let me get these seams straight!

Alyson said...

Wait, it's coming to us...somewhere in Minnesota there is a girl who is really excited about that basicgrey fabric...her name is Ali, no...Alyson! We got it!

Jenelle said...

Let us take a moment to meditate on the true nature of quilting...Ooommm...On second thought, maybe a nap is a better idea. What a long day!

Kathy MacKie said...

Please tell me you didn't say that!

Craftygnomewife said...

"Last minute sewing? No, no, we finished in plenty of time. We weren't up late! Why would you think that?"

Melanie said...

Next time- we paint our eyes open our eyelids instead of eye shadow then no one will ever know we are power napping at quilt market!

Renee said...

Taking time out for a 10-minute power nap.

KathyinMN said...

I told you I could do this in my sleep!

Shar said...

Thank you for sharing the pictures for those that can't get there!

Laurel said...

I think they are trying to take our picture! Quick, hide your eyes!

Charmaine McLaughlin said...

There's nothing quite like sample spree....a fix for fabric addicts!!!

Peggy said...

2301,2302,2303,... What! You need directions to where? Oh no! I just lost track... How many flowers did we make today?... 1,2,3...

Julie V said...

We can sleep when Market's over...

Jan R Bell said...

Are we there yet?

Monica said...

You're supposed to keep me awake and you're the one sleeping? My eyes are closing involuntarily! How am I ever going to get this project done in time?

Lynda said...

we're not napping we are meditating (hey sis do you think they will believe us?)

Anonymous said...

If we don't lie down, no one will notice!
--Melanie B

GranChris said...

We need real coffee, if we are going to survive today!

Kristy Pilkington said...

We're not sleeping. Just checking for leaks.

Das mach ich nachts said...

OHHHH, I would love to ein the Flannels!!!!

Quiltjane said...

"I may have sniffed too much appliqué glue". "What sis?. Apple on my shoe. Where?"

Donna Flanery said...

Let us pray...for coffee...and lots of it.

Just Sew Sue said...

What do you mean it's only Friday?

Trish said...

Quilt Market is half way over sis. No, please, don't let it ever end!!

Susan W said...

OMG! We have to rip out all these flowers? WHY??

cheeky monkey said...

Stunning quilts, brilliant fabrics and lots a lovely people. What a wonderful day

Outback Crafter - Debra said...

Awesome photos.
MY caption would be
"If we stay like this they will think we are statues and won't have to answer any more questions"

Mara said...

I can't believe you just did that.

Martina said...

Mmh, can you feel and hear the sound of patchwork?

Michele Jones said...

Thinking of their next line so they can do this all over again, next year!

Sandy said...

" Your turn to watch the booth."
"No, it's your turn to watch the booth."
"But I had my eyes shut first."
"No, you didn't."
" I'm telling Mom!"
" Not if I tell her first."

Hildy said...

Now we'll try to cut out flowers with our eyes shut - think we can do this? (I think they can!)
hildy(at)ebertzeder(dot)de

Janet said...

Mary, we've only have another 2 hours tonight. We need a sip of something real quick!

Christine M said...

"We're so tired from the wonderful day at quilt market that we can't keep our eyes open."

Jacquie Morris said...

I am sure with all this color and inspiration around us we can make something... just close our eyes for a minute and enjoy the moment ... then 1, 2, 3... open and we shall begin!

Siobhán said...

"Praying to the Quilting Gods for More Divine Inspiration! Can We Have an Amen?!"

Laura B said...

"Lean on me, Sister"

Joan and Kevin said...

No, we did not get enough sleep.

Archie the wonder dog said...

I know neither of you like having your photo taken but closing your eyes and pretending we're not here doesn't change anything...

Karen said...

No photo caption, just want to say I am loving all the pictures. Hope you get some of the Stof booth!

Denise Armitage said...

I KNOW my glasses were right here. I just finished that cute flower .....sunglasses anyone?

Susan Smith said...

Ok, so there's only 1 chair....You prop me up for a little while, then we'll switch and I'll prop you up.

Donna said...

Snoozing on the job.

Podunk Pretties said...

I didn't know Quilt Market would be so intoxicating.

andri. said...

'Sis....We totally need to make that quilt pattern, too...!' --- both nod their heads in agreement :D

Anna F. said...

I'm thinking....So am I, maybe."

Brita said...

I'm awake, I'm awake. Needed cooofffffee.

Sew and Sew said...

Sleep walking and talking.

Rebecca Stevens said...

Please let's have a moment of silence.

Cherie in St Louis said...

Whoa, those brownies from the guy in the tiedyed shirt were awesome....I think there's brownie crumbs between my boobs, he he he he......

Lee said...

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think. ~Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun

Martha Cook said...

These crazy quilters! Lord give me strength !

treadlemusic said...

"You have now entered Oz"!!!

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

y'all must have so much fun attending this festival, it looks like so much fun,would love to win a bundle of fabric

Anonymous said...

Darlin', I think after all these years I know how to applique a flower!!
Linda W.

Jill c said...

"Forgive me as I have sinned - the fabric budget is blown".

"Lalala - hear no evil, see no evil...!"

DJINFL said...

Let's sleep here so we don't miss a moment of fun!

Sherry Riggs said...

Ha! It's my chair now, you just have to wait your turn!

Julie said...

"Sensory Overload" redefined...we'll be up and running again in a moment!

Heather said...

Dear Lord, give us the strength to not stuff that Minick and Simpson rabbit quilt next door to us in our bags when we pack up on Sunday

Lori said...

I love it all

Jennifer Lyn said...

I am blinded by all this quilting awesomeness! My eyes are killing me!

Suellen Dehnke said...

A moment of silence in memory of all our Quilty Friends who can't be with us today.

Marsha said...

You just have to love these fabrics! Sigh... Oh if only they were mine...

Gitte said...

Lovely fabrics. They would fit in very well in my new sewing room

delaineelliott said...

She did WHAT???!!! Oh, I can't look.

Lisa Marie said...

Let's pray for just one minute of down time.

DeborahGun said...

Nowhere to hide!

Amy B said...

"What? My husband said I could buy anything I wanted at the Fat Quarter shop!!!! I think I just might faint!"

gigi said...

I either need a nap, or a margurita!

Mary Jerz said...

Do you think anyone will notice if we take a little snooze?

Bonnie Malcolm said...

Whew! It has been one of those days!

Anonymous said...

Wake up --only one more flower just one more!!

Beth said...

Coffee PLEASE!!!

Sherry VF said...

Possessed by Posies! svonfumetti at yahoo dot com

Maggey and Jim said...

You KNOW I am always right!

Cynthia said...

Is it over yet? I need some sleep....

Jeanne said...

All this excitement of Quilt Market is making me really tired. Can you run the booth while I take one?

Janet said...

Maybe no one will notice if we just take a quick snooze ...

Solange said...

Jet lag! It always hits us hard!

Rebecca said...

"Why didn't you tell me I had on mismatched socks? I've gone all day like this!"

Debra said...

"Sample spree is a killer!"

lovetostitch said...

You were in charge of bringing our comfy shoes!!

Thank you for sharing so many great photos from Market - you're the best!!

Marsha said...

ALL these quilts and not a bed in sight.

Barb N said...

"You wanted me to do what?"

Cindy Mizer said...

Dreaming of fabric...

Peaches1003 said...

All these checks are making my eyes hurt

b said...

I'm so tired, what was I doing? LOL!!!

Cheri Edmonds said...

Human Shaming

I'm sorry that you had to make all the pretty little flowers by yourself, I had trouble finding my way back through all these booths. (wink, wink, I was really going around touching all the pretty fabrics)

I would love to win the persimmon!

Erica Toole said...

I told you we could make these flowers with our eyes closed.

Vicki H said...

Remind my again: Why did you pick up decaf?

The Patchsmith said...

Sleep or more fabric?

SewCalGal said...

The Magic Wigi Board of Fabric.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Debbie lohden said...

I know we can survive market as long as we take these quick naps but maybe only one of us at a time.

Milla said...
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Anne said...

Honestly, how many times have I told you, "you cannot wander away from this booth and play with other people's fabric". Now stay hear until I tell you that you can go.

Janie said...

Give us 5 minutes, just 5 minutes is all we are asking for.

Kartar Kaur Khalsa said...

And I had to live with this...

Sandra Walker said...

I am NOT asleep; I'm checking the insides of my eyelids for potential quilt patterns!

Karen in Breezy Point said...

Let's take a moment to plot our next escapade....

Patti said...

Let us pray...dear Lord, please let this wonderful Quilt Market continue for another week! Amen.

Lindsay Rodems said...

Maybe making samples for our booth the night before isn't the best idea….

Milla said...

Me: "I can barely keep my eyes open after this long day of excitement. LOL"
My Sister: ZZZZZZZZ

Nancy said...

Just fondling all this fabric makes me weak!

sewmissmouse said...

We're soooo sleepy...zzzzzzz

Diane said...

Coffee... I need coffee...

Sarah said...

"Quick, Mary, pretend we're sleeping and couldn't possibly be the ones who ate all the chocolate from the booth next door!"

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

If that audio recording about our new fabric line keeps playing, no one will notice we're napping!

Quilting Tangent said...

Get them by the bundle.
24Tangent "at" gmail "dot" com

marilyn emmons said...

I thought you brought your own chair!

Janet Schultz said...

Colorful Coma!

hennies.pennies said...

Dear God, thank you bunches for my persnickety partner. How could I do this without her!! Amen.

Karen said...

Playing mannequins was more fun when we were little girls!

Judy Rychnowski said...

Day 1 and HOW many more to GO?

Patgodkin@gmail.com said...

Honey, what do you mean "there is no power cord"?

Susan said...

Repeat after me, "I've made so many of these I can do them in my sleep."

Carla said...

Where am I?

Gretchen said...

I love the fabrics. Thanks for sharing a little bit of quilt market with us.

Nicole Christoffersen said...

We've been makin' it cute for three days! Now, we need a little Beauty rest for makin ourselves cute. (Rolling eyes). Wake up, honey! No rest 'til Monday!

Cindy said...

Enjoying all the beautiful pictures on Facebook and Instagram!! Thanks for sharing!!

Bonny said...

Are you sure this is the way Megan Dougherty told us to pose? It seems a bit 'bitchy'...

kathy said...

We should have ….. I tried to tell you.

bleonard02@tampabay.rr.com said...

What time is it?

Gill said...

Where did I leave my shoes??

Melanie said...

Does Starbucks deliver?

Sandy said...

A Zen moment.

Nancy said...

Learn their new technique-Quilting while napping.

swakins said...

Must resist sleep, must keep shopping, must resist sleep, must keep shopping, must resist sleep.....

Margaret said...

I can't believe I forgot my underwear. ...I can.

Robyn said...

ZZZZzzzzzzz.....shouldn't have hit the all night fat quarter smorgasboard.....

Emily C said...

"Sleep is for the weak!"

Anonymous said...

Next on"Quilting with Your Eyes Closed"......

Jennifer said...

Man, I don't that was coffee in that cup!

Brenda said...

No time to sleep..just resting my eyes for a second. Never enough time to quilt.

juliehallfeldhaus said...

Take me home E.T.

Margaret said...

Don't lean on me too hard I may fall over myself

Jennifer Culver said...

We love Flowers - they calm and center us!

Terry@ a quilting blog said...

Think hard…where did I put my eyeglasses??!!??

SarahZ said...

"Surrounded by quilts, and nowhere to lay my drowsy head!"

Denise Cabral said...

Oh No, I have two different shoes on!

Mary said...

OK, QUICK, 5 minute nap!

Violet said...

"I lost my glasses, and I can't read patterns without them! Maybe they fell on the floor?"
"Sis...they're on your head."

Ooh, love that Persimmon fabric! Thanks for the opportunity!

penelope paisley said...

if one more person asks if i'm me or my sister ...

Michelle W said...

All Quiltaholics Welcome!

Vicki said...

I am me, and you are my sister....got it?!!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

How many times do I have to explain this to you Sis? A fat quarter is NOT a body part!

Anita Gambrell said...

My eyes are SEW drunk with quilts! Loving this !

Heather said...

What a funny bunch of comments. I just don't have it in me before my first coffee of Saturday.

cntrytraveller said...

I'm too exhausted to make it back to the hotel. Do you think anybody would notice if we curled up in a couple of quilts on the floor?

klh said...

See! I was right all along!

Elaine said...

It's been a very loooong day! Is it over yet?
satterfieldfamily at sbcglobal dot net

Mary W Quilts said...

Sleeping on the job!

Linda Fleming said...

Let's get here a day earlier next time!


lflemin at msn dot com

grapevinegirl said...

Me tired? Heck no, we hve booths to visit, fabric to buy, let's go!

Unknown said...

we've had our 15 mins of fame---when do we get to the 15 minutes of rest?
zanalou999@gmail.com

Pam said...

"Just close your eyes and pick!"

*waiting and then small zzz's are heard*

"Did you fall asleep?!"

Julia Plunkett said...

Hmm, maybe if you keep your eyes closed and I keep my head down, they won't notice our shoes are mismatched!

Cathy said...

After making 854 of these floral lanyards, I can make them with my eyes closed!

tamidug said...

"Hey sis, can I take a nap now?"

Thank you for the chance to win!

Tami
tamiquilts at att dot net

Afquilt said...

Where are those nap quilts when you need them?

Anonymous said...

"You want me to do what??"

Pes Baker said...

Is it nap time yet?

CathyK said...

#showmethemoda, and then #showmesomesleep!

Sigi G said...

Whew first group done - take a deep breath - and get ready for the next group!!

Betty said...

Is it nap time?

PK Sews said...

I'm sorry sis. I just couldn't resist buying from the competition.

Cynthia Brunz Designs said...

"Is it Monday yet?"
"I don't think so but these aren't my shoes"

Linda said...

Don't move! They will think we are mannequins.

Denise Clason said...

You caught me, I did put Vaseline on the toilet seat last night.

kristie said...

"I think I need more brights...This is only day one!"

JulieQ said...

My cation: "power nap...then back to work!"

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