I've been trying for an entire week to wrap my head around QuiltCon enough to compose a cohesive recap but have decided instead to embrace the whirlwind that it was and just throw out some scattered bits.
|My Sis and I in Rossie's workshop|
|Deb, Ginny, Me, Anne and Rachel|
|Me, Pat and Lori|
I also enjoyed a scenic and relaxing stroll on the Riverwalk with guild mates - the calm before the storm. Thanks ladies for saving me a seat on the plane!
Sneaking a swag bag peak while filling and stacking them was hard labor (those puppies are heavy) By far, a highlight and honor was hanging the quilts
|One of many Swag Bag heaps|
The day's counting down to Quiltcon were filled with a rush to sew travel handmade and although I was thrilled with my cargo I knew I'd want something smaller to carry around and managed to almost finish this cute purse.
|Noodlehead patterns @ QuiltCon|
The noodlehead bag group pic was fun and I'm sure there were triple or more not pictured.
|Volunteers (and Volunteering) Rock|
I loved participating in the pin swap. A few fell off, boo hoo. The good news is that @marci_girl is kind enough to be running an IG after-the-fact swap for those like me who have left overs.
|AMH and I - Major FanGirl Moment|
Spending an entire day in Anna Maria Horner's mod corsage workshop was awesome. I've been a big AMH fan for forever and brought the bag I received from our MQG bag swap years ago from Tina.
There were no shortage of selfies. Meeting virtual friends for the first time, seeing some again as well, bumping into local guild mates, fangirl moments. Torn between "if it's worth doing it's worth doing right" and the spirit of "a finished quilt is better than a perfect one" I'll post random snaps and tag who I can.
|Cindy, Marci, Debbie and I|
|Alison, Chelsea and I|
|Stephanie and I|
|Kitty and I|
|Kim, Sherri Lynn, Deb and I|
My roomie Amoreena and I discovered as we were heading to the airport to leave that we had neglected to take a picture together. Being bumped from our return flight we made up for it with lots of selfies.
|Amoreena and I|
Despite having met a staggering number of people I also have a sinking feeling of having missed so many. It was an invigorating, intimidating, confusing, inspiring, overwhelming, exciting social overload - putting it mildly!
I'm looking forward to the MQG posts highlighting QuiltCon and of course to taking a road trip to Pasadena in 2016.