Friday, October 31, 2008

Away But Still Stitching and Posting

I am still vacationing in Houston, Texas with only about two weeks left until I must return to the cold weather in the Northeast. I have been keeping very busy stitching quilt blocks, and sewing on Deb's NRR and exchanges. Yesterday I spent the day at the Quilt Festival; it was wonderful. I have posted a picture of one of the many gorgeous quilts hanging at festival.


I participated in the Prairie Schooler Exchange (HOE) and received a beautiful Pinkeep from Karen K. I love all of the PS designs but am truly partial to fall designs, this one is absolutely stunning.



Karen included a great selection of extras including one of the older PS leaflets that I did not have. Thank you so much Karen, I appreciate everything that you sent!

HOE Prairie Schooler Exchange ~ Received from Karen K.

Wendy has received the Floss Tag Exchange (HOE) that I sent to her so I am now able to share pictures:




HOE Floss Tag Exchange ~ Sent to Wendy


I spent Thursday at the Quilt Festival in Houston and will be returning to the show on Saturday as well. I will leave you with a gorgeous quilt that was designed and stitched by Cynthia England of England Design Studio. She is an award winning quilter with an amazing talent; I encourage you to check out her website and take a look at all of her beautiful quilt patterns. Her latest patterns, Hens and Chicks and Barnyard Boss are wonderful. She offers a free pattern on her website if you are interested in trying out her Picture Piecing Technique.



Have a wonderful weekend.

Until next time...

11 comments:

Laura said...

The Quilt Show sounds like fun! And the pinkeep from Karen is lovely.

Ruth said...

Oh, do enjoy the end of your holiday! You know, generally one does not head home in to the midst of storms. :)

Thanks for sharing all the brilliant stitching and quilting.

Katrina said...

What pretty exchanges! Hope you are having a great time on your vacation.

Cindy F. said...

What great exchanges! Both are really wonderful! Hope you're having a wonderful, stitchy time:)

Lennu said...

Oh Marie, it's great to hear from you from Texas! I hope you're having a wonderful time, enjoy! The show must be wonderful, what a gorgeous quilt, thank you for sharing. The exchanges are beautiful, I love that cute floss tag :)

Daffycat said...

Oh, it sounds like you are having a wonderful holiday! I love the exchange you received and the floss tag you sent is adorable!

Xangles said...

Yo, Marie-P
Sent you an email, but I guess you're still holidaying. Great exchanges and that quilt is truly amazing! Have fun!
Pokua

Petra said...

The quilt looks like a real life photo! Amazing. Your exchange pieces are pretty...I love the colors in the fall one and the floss tag is really adorable.

Ruth Rachel Vendsel said...

Lovely exchanges, both! Have a safe trip home ...

Sharon said...

Pretty exchanges!

Cathy B said...

Hello Marie --hope you are having a great time! Nice exchanges!