Another Great Festival

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

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.

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

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

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

They smelled so nice.

On 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.

the following photos were taken in class by Indigo.

Just a little adjustment with color can make a flat image suddenly pop.

At 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.
the lovely Laura
me, Frieda, Laura and Lisa
 Leslie Jenisen, Frances Holiday Alford, Me, Jamie Fingal, Connie Hudson and Alisa Burke

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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