Friday, May 22, 2009

more quilt market

Taking inspiration from the fresh smell of clothes hung on the line the entire moda booth was designed as an outdoor clothesline. Every detail from the market invitation to the clothespin bag signs shined in the brightly lite Pittsburgh convention center. The natural light was a little overwhelming in the morning, but I guess you could say the future is bright with moda. If your salesperson comes home with a tan you can certainly see why by this picture. (quilts shown- Close to my heart tablerunner & quilt by Laundry Basket, Aster Manor by 3 sisters, Blessings by Brannock & Patek)Sandy Gervais from Pieces from my Heart always has an adorable booth. Her entire booth was recreated as a Thanksgiving dinner. The quilt shown here is a turnover quilt featuring her Gobble, Gobble line of fabric due in stores in August. Great, quick easy project because using the turnovers all the triangles are already cut for you. Sew them together and applique the turkey!Sandy covered her pans with a piece of her fabric. She said she couldn't cook anything since she packed her pans to use in the booth.
It was hard to walk past her booth without getting hungry. What a great idea for a store display! Moda Jelly Rolls for the big feast!
A quilt that was in the United Notions booth that I loved is this quilt from Lori at Bee in my Bonnet.
This picture does not due the quilt justice. There is so much detail that every where you look there is something else that makes you smile. More pictures coming soon.......

Sunday, May 17, 2009

show and tell

Just a few pics today. busy working. So I will post post a few pics. I guess the title should really be show and no tell. I will get more pictures tomorrow and post more details.
Sherri Howard, Angela Yosten, Camille Roskelley, Bonnie Olvasen. New Thimbleblossoms fabric in background
new American Jane pattern that I am dying to make
Sandy Gervais's booth is an adorable Thanksgiving dinner set-up. Yummy!
me, Sara Fielke, Holly Hickman chilling on a boat.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

set-up day one complete



Due to the limited flights and travel time from Dallas we actually came in a day earlier than normal. This gave us a day to relax and get situated in Pittsburgh. We met some local musicans. We went into a local dining spot and there she was...the queen of market, Anne Sutton of Bunny Hill. We knew we had to be in the right place.
Of course we had to get our Market energy.Here is a before picture. Looks simple, right? We have put down almost 4o00 sq ft of flooring. We got alot more down today but I did not get many pictures. Afterall I had to stay focused on my actual job. I promise I will take more pictures tomorrow.If you have never seen what set-up is all about. It is ALOT of work. If you don't believe me just look how hard Joanna from Fig Tree is working. You thought she just did pretty fabrics and patterns! Her booth is going to be beautiful, I think. ( her new fabric is laying on the table)Wish you were here,

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

quilt market fun

Here I am at quilt market. 2 days of set up, 3 days of show and 4 hours to take it all down. Tell me what you would like for me to blog about while I am here.?

Saturday, May 2, 2009

and the winner is...

Hello to all,
I learned something about blogger. If you make a post and save it to be posted at another time, it doesn't work like that. It was a tie between Alesiha and Another Amy with both guessing 987. The number is 985. I guess officially Another Amy is the winner because her guess came in first. (Aleshia I will send you something for second place)
Working hard on fantastic new stuff for Quilt Market. The new things will be avavilable in Stores beginning September. Check some of the things out by going to the moda designers blogs listed in my side bar.
I thought I could at least show you a sneek peek of 2 of the projects i am working on. When it is quilt market time we tag team on alot of projects. I think one of the quilts has about 6 different people working on it. I wish i could tell you more but the shops get to see it first in Pittsburgh. Check out the moda designers blogs!I maybe posting a few twitters bits of info as the countdown to market continues.





Gotta go sew, sew, sew,
toodles,
Lissa

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