Illness and my latest release forced me to miss the county quilt show I go to every year, but I made up for it by catching another, smaller guild show I've never attended. Small quilt shows are much more personal, and everyone from the guild was delightful. I chatted with one very knowledgable lady about restoration and preservation, and later found out she is also an author and a professional quilter.
Here's one of her quilts:
The guild issued a basket challenge to their membership for the show, and all the challenge quilts were amazing. This is the one I liked best:
One quilter made this beauty completely out of silk scraps:
The only complaint I can make is that the lighting was not too great, so about half of the pictures I took didn't turn out. Still, it was fun and got me out of the house. To see a slideshow of the pictures I took that did turn out, click here.