Back, with batteries recharged, lots of info and feedback gathered, and some new ideas forming. Got an interesting job offer, too; should I decide to quit the biz I will definitely not starve. The character card as business card was a big hit, as were the free books I handed out. Plus I got to not be a writer for a couple of days, and much fun was had by all.
To the lovely and talented Diane, with whom I didn't get to talk as much as I would have liked, thank you for the beautiful hand-dyed silks. I'm always delighted to see your work. And I promise, I won't use vinegar as a neutralizer any more. :)
A more complete report is in the works. In the meantime, for those of you who like looking at beautiful quilts made by very talented hands, I took lots of photos at the show, which I uploaded here.
My favorite quilt from the show: