Another Great Festival

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 Pokey, Melly Testa, Me, Jane LaFazio, Jamie Fingal and Leslie Jenison

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George R Brown convention center, on the right

My week started by meeting several friends for dinner Monday night a few hours after I arrived and I knew then festival had officially begun.

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Me, Alisa Burke, Tracie Huskamp, Lesley Riley, Marilyn Huskamp and Rebekah Meier.

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I love the contrast of Alisa’s dark hair with Lesley’s beautiful white hair.

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Tracie gave each of us a sachet filled with lavender, embellished with ribbons, lace and a hand painted cloth button.

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They smelled so nice.

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IMG 8029 Another Great FestivalOn Tuesday I taught Tsukineko Inks. It was a full class, in fact I had a 49 person waiting list!, so if you tried to get in and couldn’t, I’m sorry, but the good news is, I will be teaching it again next year in Houston.

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the following photos were taken in class by Indigo.
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Just a little adjustment with color can make a flat image suddenly pop.

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DSC 0017 Another Great FestivalAt noon I got a call from my friend Frieda Anderson, that it was time to break for lunch, so Laura Wasilowski, Frieda, Australian art quilter Lisa Walton (who was in my class) and I had lunch at a little restaurant in the park across from the convention center.
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the lovely Laura
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me, Frieda, Laura and Lisa
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 Leslie Jenisen, Frances Holiday Alford, Me, Jamie Fingal, Connie Hudson and Alisa Burke

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Connie, Alisa, Leslie, Frances and Me.
Bringing a wonderful, but long day to an end, I met with more friends for dinner.

3 Responses to “Another Great Festival”

  1. Quilt Rat says:

    WOW! Your student work is amazing! Love all the photos. Wish I could have been there.
    So tell us….are your cheeks hurting from all the smiling? Looks like you are having a marvelous time!!!

  2. lol, Jill, one of these days you will have to make the trip to Houston.

  3. Lisa says:

    Such beautiful student work! I’m sure it’s because they had a fabulous teacher.

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