A brief post from Quilt Expo Veldhoven just to try out my new gadget (you can probably guess what it is). The show is excellent, 500 quilts, traditional, art, modern, vintage – a stunning display. Of course a little retail has been indulged in (you can probably guess what that was) and the class on Essentials of Hand Quilting went well. A proper post when I return but in the meantime just a few stitching close ups, starting with my demo sample. You’ll see that I’ve worked a double line on one half of the design but not the other so that I can show what a (subtle) difference this can make –
Above is a detail of Andrea Stracke’s award winning quilt which was hung in a much better position this year and looked splendid.
My room mate is making hexagons and trying to decide how to set them together
and I’ve managed more progress on that Antique Rose Star but no photos this time. One more day and it will be time to pack and head for home. A picture of my friend Wil Fritsma and a glimpse of her exhibit at the show concludes this bulletin …