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A Bit More of Quiltcon 2019

I had a few more quilt pictures from Quiltcon 2019 Nashville to share. Picture heavy, and I’ll let you decide if all of the pictures were worth it!

Shame Quilt from Quiltcon 2019
Shame
Shame Tag
The Show UP Quilt from Quiltcon 2019
Show UP! my favorite STATEMENT quilt!
Show UP Quilt Tag
Tag for Show UP!
A portion of the Modern Times Quilt from Quiltcon 2019
A protion of Modern Times Quilt
Modern Times Quilt Tag
Stripey Strip Quilt from Quiltcon 2019
Stripey Stripe Quilt.
Detail of the Stripey Strip Quilt
Detail- curved quilting Stripey Stripe Quilt
Tag for the Stripey Stripe Quilt
The Stripey Stripe Tag
Residual Quilt from Quiltcon 2019
Residual Quilt (most of it)
Detail of the Residual Quilt
Detail of Residual Quilt
The tag for Residual Quilt
Residual Quilt Tag

I enjoyed visiting the Quiltcon 2019 and glad that I went with friends. Very colorful. Interestingly enough I have a colorful quilt on the wall… and in the building stages. Not sure it would qualify as ‘modern’ though! There will be a total of 8 fabrics in my bright combo. Picked them out January 24th to use for a demo of the Quilters Select Rulers.

Stack of bright Kona Solid fabric

Are you a member of the Modern Quilt Guild? They have Groups in most metro areas. Here is a link to the Modern Quilt Guild https://www.themodernquiltguild.com/ and the membership page if you are interested in a group near you https://community.themodernquiltguild.com/guild_locator. No groups in Kentucky, but I was a member of the Chicagoland one… around 2009 and then I moved.

Beth

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Quiltcon Nashville 2019

Cascade Quilt from Quiltcon Nashville

As promised some pictures from Quiltcon Nashville.

There were lots of very interesting quilts; some visually stimulating, some left us scratching our heads, and some very loud statements. Almost all of them were interesting in some way- form, color, quilting or pattern. While Quiltcon tries to be different, getting photographs was difficult. Aisles were a bit to narrow to accommodate all the visitors and taking pictures too. Below are a few that caught my eye. The photos go in order of the whole or most of the quilt, detail if I got one, and the quilt tag as posted at the show.

Quiltcon Carolinas Quilt from Quiltcon Nashville
Detail of Carolinas Quilt
Tag for Carolinas Quilt
Cascade Quilt from Quiltcon Nashville
Detail of Cascades Quilt
Tag for the Cascade Quilt
Thats Life Quilt from Quiltcon Nashville
Thats Life Quilt Tag
Peeling Away Quilt from Quiltcon Nashville
Detail of Peeling Away Quilt
Peeling Away Quilt Tag
Wild Goose Riot quilt from Quiltcon Nashville
Ready Aim Fire Quilt
Ready Aim Fire Quilt detail
Ready Aim Fire Tag

There are still more intriguing quilts from Quiltcon Nashville 2019… but WordPress likes to do its own thing with photographs… and I dont‘ want to bore you with too many pictures at once. (I think you can click on any image for a larger view). I will post more over the next few days. Do any of these strike a chord with you?

Beth

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Quilt Show

Last weekend the local quilt guild had our annual quilt show “Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show. We set up on Thursday for a Friday and Saturday Show. This was where I spent all 3 days and I shared a REVOLUTIONARY new ironing product! 

The Booth

ihaveanotion.com had a booth at the show, I think I am going to need some more quilts for the tables! I had a blast. I love meeting quilters and helping them find just the right tool to help them make the most of their sewing, cutting, ironing  or creative time. It is precious.

A ‘Revolutionary’ sewing room aid

I think I have found one of those REVOLUTIONARY tools for the sewing space or household. I had heard of these “spray misting bottles” a few months ago and before there was one for the sewing industry! They were either black or white and only available at beauty supply stores for the professionals and retailing at a much higher price.  I started using one… immediately and I LOVE it. It was featured prominently to show this special spray bottle off at the quilt show. I set up an ironing station with a fabric that would show moisture so I could share… the REVOLUTIONARY benefits… and the poor quality spray we were using from ordinary spray bottles. So what makes them so special?

The Benefits

1 The first benefit is the super fine mist that the bottle produces. No large or super large drops are deposited on the fabrics that then have to be dried instead of just pressing out the wrinkles.

2 Benefit 2 is there a pump built in, so one pull on the trigger delivers a continuous spray, (about  1.5 cc’s) and will spray continuously with multiple pulls. Also if you only want a little… you can spot shot, with short pulls. No hand fatigue…. from pulling on a trigger from a dime store spray bottle that can’t decide if it spits or sprays.

3 And third is the ability to spray 360 including upside down!!!  It will spray right down to the last drop of moisture in the bottle. How helpful would that be? 

Its not a Plain Jane

Fill it with water or your favorite pressing aid. I use a homemade ‘pressing aid’ and I include the recipe with your order and it comes in 3 different designs.

Iron Maiden
Color Therapy
Quilt Shops

Have I intrigued you with the “newest tool” to make your time creating more productive? Check it out over here! What do you use at your ironing board?

More Later! Beth