Monday, September 23, 2013

Georgia Quilt Expo

(quilt by Mary Fons)

This weekend was the Georgia Quilt and Sewing Expo at the Cobb Galleria Center. I was lucky enough to attend on both Friday (with my bee group) and on Saturday as a volunteer in the guild's booth.

(quilt by Mary Fons- I think)

I loved the quilts. Stunning. Breathtaking. Amazing. Those are just a few words I would use. The competition quilts were simply works of art. The special exhibits were very interesting and inspiring as well.

There was also quite a bit of shopping available. I might have purchased this little stack of goodness. Most of it was found in the "Primitive Gatherings" booth, but I also scored some $2 fat quarters at a couple other booths.

(Jenny Doan on stage)
I even had some celebrity sightings. I saw Jenny Doan on stage doing her thing. I actually spoke to Mary Fons (she was asking a question at the info desk the same time I was) and I watched Victoria Findley Wolfe of Bumblebeans video tape an interview with the grand prize quilter. If you look closely at the 2:16 time frame, you can barely see my in the booth in the background. I wasn't photo (or video) bombing, I promise. But I was watching it all with a huge smile on my face!

(another quilt by Mary Fons)

I hope you had a quilt adventure or two this weekend as well!

Enjoy every stitch!


  1. Looks like a great show! love your fabric purchases

  2. Fun! Looks like you found some treasures for your stash!

  3. Just imagine; it's just a year ago we met at the Georgia Quiltshow!! Feels a whole lot longer, with everything that's happened this year.
    Still am jealous about the prices of the FQ in the US though....

  4. Love that Monkey Wrench quilt esp.! Gorgeous. Nice little stack of goodies to bring home too.:)

  5. I love me a quilt show. The problem is I come home wanting to start all new quilts.


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