Where has the time gone? I've been trying to get to my post since Monday. But I've been having the best time the past few days with all my quilty friends. First off let me tell you about the quilt show. Cause I know you've been waiting and very patiently I might add.
I couldn't sleep Wed. night cause I knew I had to get my lazy butt up at 3:30a.m. Oh you know I just do not like being up at that time unless it's to use the potty. I dont have to turn the light on or open my eyes to do that. I can do it in the dark. Well that's another story for a different blog. LOL!!!! But 3:30 came and I had not even slept two hours. Because I was toooo excited??? No, because I didn't take my sleeping pills. LOL!!!! I knew if I did there would be trouble. So I opted to lie awake.
Hubby got me to the airport by 4:30 and my plane left at 6a.m. I was heading to Houston, my first stop. Got there even though it was a real bumpy flight. I slept the whole way. I found my head bobbing up and down and I even think I migh have drooled a bit. Oh like you've never drooled!!! I had a couple hours layover in Houston, that turned into a 5 hour layover. Because of bad weather in Chicago. Wind!! Imagine that? Wind in the windy city. You'd think by now they could deal with that problem. And have you EVER been thru O'hare airport? OMG!!!!!!!! That is one freakin huge airport. I went around and around in circles tryiing to get out of there. I thought I was gonna have a panic attack and I dont have panic attacks. When I get into the shuttle the guy says which Hyatt are you going too? WHAT DO YOU MEAN??? No one told me there was a choice here. I said uh, the one connected to the convention center?? He says ok. So he's telling everyone where to get off and when. I asked ever so quietly, which stop do I get off at? He says YOU.......... when I stop at the first one, GET OFF!!! ROFLOL!!!! Oh dont ask me twice buddy. I finally got to Carol who was waiting all day long. It was close to 8p.m. I think. Too late for the preview night so we just took my stuff upstairs and decided to have dinner and a glass of wine. Did I ever sleep like a baby that night. I hope I didnt snore but I'm sure I did. LOL!!!! I asked Carol but she said once she's out she's out and doesn't hear a thing. Oh except for the train going thru our room. Oh wait, that was me!!! LOL!!!!!!!
This was the view out of our window in the morning. No snow yet but they were calling for some. And I brought my flip flops. And oh yes I did, I wore them everyday!! You shoudl haev seen people staring at me feet. WOOOO HOOOOOO bring on the snow.
Friday we got up and had breakfast before we left for the show. This was the program with that cute quilt on the cover and can you see this tiny little spoon? That fork is not huge, that spoon was tiny. And that little glass was tiny too. A sample of the smoothy they offered there. Strawberry banana. Yummy. But let me tell you, I was sort of afraid to see how tiny my omelet was gonna be.
First stop I think was to Lori Smith's booth. I love her little quilts. And bought several of her new patterns.
I wanna make this sampler. It was so pretty.
This little quilt was adorable. And one of her tiny ones.
No your eyes aren't fooling you? And yessssss she is for real!!!! And yes those are spools of thread in her hair. She was moving and talking so fast my shot of her blurred.
I took two photos of her and she never missed a beat with the story she was telling. I dont even think she saw the flash! And what was she selling??? I have no clue but I wasn't buying. I'm thinking she was at the wrong show.
Then we had this young fellow. He was knockin em dead with these chamoise he was selling. Isn't this a quilt show???? Maybe it's ME that's in the wrong place. And I'm thinking maybe that was his mother with the spools in her hair. Carol and I kept seeing all these women carrying these long tubes of what looked like pink felt but nooooooo it was these things. Im telling you this kid was selling his stuff. And no we didnt got home with any.
Ok, back to the "QUILT SHOW" with a lovely quilt. Don't ya just wanna crawl in bed with this?
You'll have to come back tomorrow for more. I have lots more to show plus photos of my little gathering of quilty peeps last night. Did we ever have a good time. I'm pooped!! Too much excitement for one week. But I did miss all of you while I was having fun. Oh yes I did.