Friday, November 6, 2009

On With The Show, This is It....

Good Morning!

It's been a busy, busy week. We had quilt take in last Saturday, judging on Wednesday, Set up on Thursday and the Show is finally opening today!

It's such a tremendous feeling of accomplishment to open a show that you have been planning for months. I worked with some of the smartest, nicest and most creative women.

I don't want to publish spoilers this morning. I will only post on this quilt, my Supercalifragilisticexpialidocous. How nice, it won a first place in the bed applique' category.

And here is my baby: the mini quilt auction. I've been collecting and photographing quilts, runners and purses for about 1 year. The antique doll bed and quilt are coming today, so I'll photograph it for the next post. We have a total of 130 pieces, which will be in 5 groups of auctions.

My table is getting skirted this morning.

This is our beautiful raffle quilt. The raffle is tomorrow at 4:30 pm. Contrary to the signage, it does not come with salad bar.

Here is a link to our new website, which is a work in progress: Brownstone Quilters.

I know I've said it before, but if you have a chance to come, please do. We have food, and over 700 door prizes and a wonderful array of quilts.


  1. Fabulous! Always look forward to your posts. Such an inspiration!! Congratulations on your well deserved blue ribbon. I have made the decision. Today is the day I order the Kaffe Fassett book and start on my applique quilt. How I wish I could attend the quilt show, and that raffle quilt -- absolutely jaw dropping. Have a fun day. Look forward to more of your fantastic pictures. Thanks so much for sharing.

  2. I wish I could get over there this a.m.!!
    hmmm, maybe later...
    let me see..
    congrats on your blue!!!!

  3. Congratulations on Supercal.... it is collecting the ribbons!! The little quilt auction looks great. My Mom will be coming to the show today - I told her to look for you at the auction table. I wish I could be there!

  4. If I wasn't so far away it looks like a great show to attend. Congratulations on the blue ribbon. The quilt is really amazing!

  5. Congratulations on your win and I would love to be able to come, but it is just to far.

    One day I will make it to the US.


    The raffle quilt is stunning too and all those little quilts, I will have to make some of these some day.

  6. Hi Barb .... you left a comment on my blog about my clothes dryer ... it was purchases a few months ago at Costco.

    Beautiful, beautiful raffle quilt and that is quite the collection of minis.

  7. Ooo the raffle quilt is beautiful!! I love the idea of an auction, what a great fund raising tool.


  8. the show was great! I am so glad I came. The Guild put on a great show. Loved the little quilts auction!
    congrats on all the ribbons and it was so nice to see your quilts in person again.

  9. Congratulations on the win!
    The raffle quilt is really something special. So well done.

  10. Just found your blog - beautiful work!!! Just love it - I wish I lived near you ladies, Hugs, Mary

  11. How could it not win! Ooh, and doll quilt, too - my favorite.

  12. So much fun we get to do it again tomorrow :) Dave LOVES the mini Susan made and the Santa one :)
    And he laughed at us with all the door prize winnings -

  13. That does look like a great show. I love the reffle quilt and the minis look wonderful.

  14. Congrats on your ribbon for your fabulous quilt! Sorry I can't mske the show to see all. Love the minis and the raffle quilt looks incredible. Hope you get to enjoy the whole weekend!


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