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market and beyond…..

 I know its been a bit quiet around here...I have been catching up on sleep after my wonderful teaching cruise to New Zealand followed 6 days later by a trip to Russia. Now the packing has begun in earnest as we prepare for Spring market in Pittsburg, PA. 
As you can see from my name badge we have booth #1844 at Spring Market, if you are a store owner I do hope you will visit me to see my new goodies, admire my 'coming soon' new fabric collection which is called Pocketful of Daisies and all the gorgeous new projects that I have made using this 'coming soon' and current fabric collections.
Pocketful of daises small
After market we are heading to Warren, PA where Melanie Barett from Quiltessentials, 212 Main St. Pittsfield, PA  16340 the guild coordinator for the area has invited us to do a trunk show at 6.30pm on Monday 19th May.
I am sure they still have room for a few more people, I will have my suitcases full of samples to show you.
and a one day workshop on tuesday 20th May
There are still a couple of places left in the workshop so be quick if you want to join in. We will be working on my new sewing case, the case itself comes ready made and we will just have fun stitching the cover for it.
Y388 The Sewing Case
I did this workshop with the ladies in Russia for the first time and it was a fun workshop with a couple of the speedy stitchers finishing theirs by the end of the day.
Here is one of the Russian sewing cases complete with Russian words for 'I Love Sewing'...
If your interested in coming to either of these events please contact Melanie Barrett for further information regarding the trunk show and the workshop.
Next stop.....Bedford, PA. We are visiting our friends Joe and Mary Koval where we are setting up a display and little shop on Friday 23rd May and Saturday 24th in the afternoons.
Its going to be alot of fun as some other Australian designers will also be there.  Karen Styles from Somerset Patchwork
Karen styles
and Leonie and Deirdre from The Quilted Crow
  It would be fantatic if you live in the area and could drop in a say hello as we would love to meet you. I cant wait to see Mary's Quilt Shop which is located in this gorgeous historical building. Here is the address and contact details if you need more info.
 Somewhere in between Warren and Bedford, Vince and I are venturing to Lancaster which is Amish country, its been about 10 years since I was there and Vince has never visited that area. If anyone has any suggestions of where to go and what to see we would love to hear them. Please email me privately at
bye for now
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