Friday, February 27, 2009

It was a quilt show weekend

We had two quilt shows close to us last weekend. One in Titusville which is just north of us, and one in Vero Beach which is just south of us. I wanted to go to both shows so Friday I went to the one in Titusville. I have to say, I was a bit underwhelmed by it. Not too many vendors and the ones that were that didn't have much in the way of fabrics or patterns. Certainly nothing new and exciting. Even the quilts themselves were the same ol same ol. There were one or two exceptions. This sea horse was pretty cool DSC05591 As was this zebra butt DSC05593 I guess the good thing would be that I didn't spend much in the way of money.
I did find a guy that is going to be making some acrylic templates for me. I'll tell you more about those in another post ~ but it's gonna be cool!

The Vero Beach show on Saturday was the exact opposite. Tons of vendors, including the people from Flamingo Island Designs
I've seen them at a couple of shows and they always have the best booth DSC05602
I could have spent a fortune in their booth alone. I got a couple of patterns (including the Sea Grape Beach pattern on their home page) and a bit of fabric (all flamingo, of course). Plus they are really nice people. Definitely check them out.

This was another of my favorites from the show DSC05615 And this bag was amazing DSC05625
This oneDSC05603 is for my bloggy friend Regina. They were sold out of the pattern but I think I could probably replicate it without one. The whole show had a very beachy feel to it and I loved it.
Wish you all could have been there with me!


Sandra :) said...

Lucky you, going to the quilt shows! And even luckier still to be able to visit Flamingo Island Designs booths - I love their stuff, and am quite partial to 'mingos :D

That's a really great tote bag - love the embellishments - and the sea turtle quilt is SPECtacular!! Are you going to show us what you bought? ;)

Regina said...

Awesome quilts -I need to finish up my seahorse one - and my mystery Phoenix...

Thanks for the turtle picture - beautiful!!!

Miss Healthypants said...

The zebra's ass is cool. *grin*

Also, the guy at the Flamingo Island Designs booth looks like a total hippie. :)

Mom Taxi Julie said...

I was wondering where you were!