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Spring Market in Pictures

From set-up to tear-down, Spring Market was a whirlwind of activity.  Below are some pictures from my time in Pittsburgh.

This is one of my favorites from market.  Our dear friends, Karen & Bob, helped with our booth set-up.  Karen has been with me at many markets and I love how she is making sure things are getting done right.  In all honesty, we couldn’t have done it without them.  Thanks!!

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All put together and ready for action.

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Close-ups of the projects in the booth:

Blacksmith, Spring Sky & Hybrid-Hexi: Stripped Kites.  All using my new Creative Grids ruler, Kites Plus.

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The top seller!  Gentlemen’s Agreement.  Simple, yet stunning in ombre fabrics from Maywood Studio. Note the bonus project on the chair easily created with a simple technique using the Clearly Perfect Angles.

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My first venture with a small project book, “Tick Tock, Dresden Clocks“.  I was VERY pleased with how well it was received.

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My red wall:  Seeds to Blooms, Round Robin Rebels Unite & Scandia Stag.

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Much of my time was happily spent with Creative Grids as my new ruler, Kites Plus was introduced at market.

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There were several School House events to attend:

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Demos to do:

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And getting to have a wonderful dinner with the other creative minds at Creative Grids USA!

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I have to admit, it was fun seeing my projects and the new ruler being displayed several places at the Checker Distributor’s booth.

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Market just wouldn’t have been complete without spending time with my fellow Round Robin Rebels!  Checker invited us to design a pattern bringing in favorite parts of our original No-rules Round Robin quilts.  Below are some pictures at Schoolhouse and at the Checker booth of “Round Robin Rebels Unite“.

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P1050679It was a fun experience taping several segments for Checker You.  Here’s a behind the scene look at the shoot.

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We also spotted a quilt I made for BERNINA on a table in their booth.  You know how I love my BERNINAs!

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The last day I was finally able to sneak away and took these photos of the sales floor:

photo 5My booth is down there….can you see it?  Under the aisle 1000 sign and a little to the right.

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The long days were made possible because my husband “worked” it with me for the first time! He was nervous, but he did a really great job.

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 It was a wildly successful market and a whirlwind of fun!

 

 

 

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