I’m back from The 2012 Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show… what an adventure! Went with some other PMQG members and stayed for a few days, which was wonderful. I had a great time sewing, eating and laughing together through the weekend.
My plan for Saturday (quilt show day) was to come and volunteer in our PMQG section from 1:30-3:30, then I was going to walk around and see the rest of the show. When I checked in to volunteer, they put me in a different section (sad not to hang out with my PMQG friends!!) which was fine… until the rain hit.
Yes rain… and not just rain ~ torrential downpour would be more like it. It was a little nutty for while until I got help taking the quilts down in my section. Unfortunately, some quilts got soaked. The quilt rescue team rocked it though… they took down over 1,300 quilts in about 10 minutes.
The sad thing is that I never got a chance to photograph my own quilt hanging… or any others hanging in the PMQG section. It looked great too ~ I think the collection of modern quilts were well displayed and looked beautiful all together!
So… I’m putting it out there: If any of you have a photo of my Villa Villa Kula quilt from the show and can send me a copy, I would be so thankful!!
Photo By: Paula Wessells
So sorry to hear about the rain in Sisters on Sat. But I am not sorry to say that I am glad the rain stayed on that side of the mountains. I was in Portland over the weekend for my son's wedding. They were married in their vegetable garden (grass planted for the ceremony) and the reception was at the bride's uncle's alpaca farm (in the barn and outside). The weather was beautiful but alas a little too warm for those of us attending from Alaska (groom's father and mother, me! And brother/best man, sister-in-law, nephew and niece. I have to give a shout out to the band, PRESSURE POINT. If any of you readers from Portland need a band for an event, look them up – excellent job! Starting with 40's Big Band early in the evening because the old timers go home early to the Black-Eyed Peas later on for the younger crowd. Fun time! I gave them their quilt at the reception and it was a big hit. It is a Queen sized Bento Box – black background and bright batiks, chili peppers on the back, and striped binding on the bias. Pillow shams to follow when I get them done.