Tag Archives: Festival of Quilts

Geese are flying……………

And not just outside my window! Yup, another digression. While at a quilt event a week ago (see here), I picked up another book and kit……just what this quilter needed! My good friend, Kati, was vending right next to me….her … Continue reading

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Another “Beginning”……….

“Dream Big”….Take #2, but this one will be stitched on my domestic/Juki 2010Q. LUV this machine!! Perfect FMQ (free motion quilting)! I’m using Glide thread, 60wt, for my top thread in gray (“Sterling”)……It appears to be a good blend/accent across … Continue reading

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Stitching, stitching, stitching………………

,Returning from the East Coast just in time to prep for some demo time in Spring Grove (MN) for an event called “Festival of Quilts”. Seven years ago this event was a combo quilt show and sale. Now, it’s evolved … Continue reading

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A Tuesday finish…………

This little 15” square “Vera” napkin (thrifted a couple of weeks ago) is now a completed little topper! Yay!! I had purchased it for a demo this past weekend at an event called UffDa Fest/Festival of Quilts. (follow the link … Continue reading

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“UffDa Fest”……the quilty side, that is………..

This past afternoon was spent at Spring Grove’s (MN) “Fest Building”, with my trusty Ms Juki (Juki TL2010Q) doing micro-stippling and sharing my love of FMQ…..the time flew by!!!!!!!! (See previous post…) The viewers were few but extremely enthusiastic.   … Continue reading

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Setting up………………

The timeline/story begins in this post and the sale quilts are going up for display…………………. Still a bit bare but all that will change tomorrow morning when the many vendors will be setting up prior to the 12/noon opening. One … Continue reading

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What am I doing?????

In a previous post, here, I showed you a couple of red & white quilts made from a clever method Missouri Star Quilt Company had put on-line. Version #4 is the one I chose to demo FMQ (free motion quilting) … Continue reading

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Busily setting up……………….

For the quilt event “Festival of Quilts”. The vendors will set up tomorrow (Friday) morning and the “action” begins at noon. My little “corner of the world” is seen (3rd photo above) and is, now, ready to go. More on … Continue reading

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Inspiration found here………………….

Once again, the group’s gathering in Spring Grove (MN) produced so much creativity. The doors were open at 8:30 a.m. and those who wanted to sew brought their projects for QOV (Quilts of Valor) quilts. A couple of ‘shares’ from … Continue reading

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Join the chorus….”Where has the summer gone???”…….

Yes, I hear it…..ringing through the last of the summer’s warm madness!!! Autumn is here…..the sumac is brilliant red, the corn is turning as are the leaves in the surrounding hardwood forest. Alas, the daylight hours have shortened and there … Continue reading

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Saturday’s demo……..

The Festival of Quilts, held in conjunction with Spring Grove’s “Uffda Fest” (very Norwegian!!!), was a huge success! The quilts I shared in the previous post were ones that had been for sale. There were 14 that did sell for … Continue reading

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The day after the weekend before………

This past weekend was a busy one. Preparations for the demo on micro-stippling (to be done during the Festival of Quilts last Saturday in Spring Grove,MN) was done in earnest last Thursday and Friday. The car was loaded and off … Continue reading

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Quilt guild today…….

Most groups, regardless of type, have a lot “on their plate” going in to the Fall. The Spring Grove (MN) quilt group is no exception. On September 29th there will be an event called the Festival of Quilts. Today’s meeting … Continue reading

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