It was, in a word, AWESOME. An outstanding experience in every way.
Since I rarely have the patience to read long blog posts, I'm going to section my trip report into a few shorter, and hopefully easier to digest, posts.
Let's start with a little quilty eye candy:
This quilt is "Juiced at the Juice Bar" by Patty Gerz.
The blue ribbon on this quilt is no surprise. It's by Joan Dorsay, and it was pieced and quilted by hand. It was categorized as a mixed media wall quilt.
Here's a detail shot. Look at the dimension on those flowers!
But there were some modern ones as well!
I loved the design of this wall hanging.
If I had to choose a favorite, it would have to be this one:
What a joyous surprise to see it in person!
You can read Lisa's blog post about it here.
Stay tuned for more fun from the VQF: my fabulous free-motion class, a little fabric shopping, and lots more!