Quilt market

    I had my very first international business trip the other week when I went to Houston for Fall Quilt Market! It was the most amazing, inspiring and exhausting few days.

I stood on the Moda stand with my ‘Hearty Good Wishes‘ fabric. I talked in Schoolhouse. By the way, I am never ever watching myself!

I also went to the Moda fancy dress party as a ship’s figurehead complete with a seagull on my head, which was great fun. You can see a little glimpse of my costume on the Minick and Simpson blog here.

Mark Dunn (Mr Moda himself) wore a shirt made from my seagulls fabric.

And last but not least, I met so many lovely designers whose work I have admired and whose fabric I have bought all these years. Quite extraordinary to be there with them.

In short, Quilt Market was a pleasure and a privilege.

And if you can’t sleep on the plane home you get to watch as you fly into the dawn.

12 Responses to “Quilt market”

  1. Kathy Says:
    November 4th, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    Hi could you please put me on your mailing list

  2. MILLY Says:
    November 4th, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    Oh my goodness, international super star…that is what you are. Seriously, Congratulations Janet, amazing to see you there. The shirt looks fantastic in your fabric. Now you really are a super star. I am so pleased for you.
    Millyx

  3. sarah Says:
    November 4th, 2013 at 5:10 pm

    Congratulations my dear! You are going to be a huge success and deserve all the praise for all your hard work.
    I loved the shirt and thought it worked really well. I will have to get on with my stuff! I know what you mean about not wanting to watch yourself but you came across really well and they will definitely all love you x

  4. Dorothy Griffiths Says:
    November 4th, 2013 at 11:42 pm

    Janet how absolutely wonderful for you – well done! You look lovely in your photograph, just as I had imagined you looked. A lovely post, really enjoyed reading it.
    Big hugs
    Dorothy
    :-)xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  5. Debbie St. Germain Says:
    November 5th, 2013 at 3:26 am

    You booth looks wonderful and I love how your designs look in fabric. Your seagull hat is so fun.

    Debbie

  6. Quiltjane Says:
    November 5th, 2013 at 3:28 am

    It was so nice to meet you Janet. Your new collection for Moda is gorgeous and I can hardly wait to make a quilt.

  7. PendleStitches Says:
    November 5th, 2013 at 9:20 am

    Oh Janet…I’m so very, very thrilled for you. And just how cool is that shirt!?!?!?! Congratulations!

  8. Dotty Says:
    November 5th, 2013 at 12:25 pm

    That is soooo exciting! Your stand and fabrics look wonderful. They are very versatile and the shirt is great. Hope you’ll still talk to us now you have reached these heady heights;)

  9. Jo Says:
    November 5th, 2013 at 1:24 pm

    Oh, how wonderful. Have your feet touched the ground yet?

  10. PatSloan Says:
    November 9th, 2013 at 11:05 pm

    It was so wonderful to get to know you at quilt market Janet!!

  11. Angela Smith Says:
    November 12th, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    Janet,
    I met you at the Houston Quilt Market and you were so inspiring. I will be there next year with my own booth at both Market and Festival and hope to see you again!

    Angela

  12. Lisa's Stitching Post Says:
    December 29th, 2013 at 12:06 am

    Your seagulls print looks amazing as a shirt! Jane Stewart did a fantastic job on it! :)

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