Last Thursday, my friend Carolyn (AKA Careful Carolyn in this blog if nowhere else on earth) and I ventured to Shipshewana, Indiana to check out the quilt show there. I don’t know what I was expecting exactly, maybe a comfortable sized local show, but it is actually more of an international show. (Maybe I should have realized this from the names of the lecturers and instructors, but I didn’t.)
I don’t know how many posts I am going to do about this show, but today’s post will be me being all Margaret Solomon Gunn fangirl. Because I am. I follow her blog and have seen many of these quilts through stages of quilting. And, of course, at the Grand Rapids Show. Do I want to quilt like her? I don’t think I have the patience. Plus most of my own quilts are for use not wall hangings. Would I own some of her quilts if money and space were no object – oh yeah!!!!!
On to the pictures.
This first picture is a quilt that was one of the first quilts we saw. We kind of started backwards, because after a long drive we had to hit the restroom first thing. I found myself admiring this quilt (come on, it’s blue & white, of course I did!) The quilt was made by Wendy Coffin of Rye, NH. Then I started to admire the quilting and checked out the card. Quilted by Margaret Solomon Gunn.
From the Bride’s Trousseau
And that is enough fangirl for one day.