My First Quilt Show

IMG_5385Just before Thanksgiving, Pip and I, took a road trip to my beautiful hometown of Port Washington, WI.  I was hanging my very first quilt show!

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My good friend, Nicole, owns Java Dock Café – a lovely coffee shop in the quaint downtown of Port Washington.  IMG_5352Many of the quilts are ones I made during Project QUILTING challenges and they adorn all the walls I the sitting/drinking upstairs of the café. 

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I know it’s winter time but I just had to hang some of my patchwork kits in the kid area to give the patrons hopes of spring and warm weather!

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I hung the show while the shop was open and people were enjoying each others companies along with a delicious cup of coffee.

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It was so fun to hear the ooh’s and ahhh’s as each piece went up.

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Many comments were, “I’ve never seen quilts like that!”  Just the kind of words I like to hear!IMG_5367

The quilts will remain hanging through December 31st so if you have some time and want to take a  little trip to Port Washington – be sure to stop in at the Java Dock, grab a warm cup of coffee, a handmade treat, and go and see some of my quilts in person!IMG_5380

3 comments:

  1. Love your quilts - kind of an obvious statement, since I follow you. Also, love your friends shop. The arched windows are so appealing, and let in lots of light. Thanks for sharing it.
    Hugs

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  2. Cool! What a great space for a show. Your quilts look wonderful and it's so nice to hear those comments in person. :) Much to enjoy. Congrats!

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  3. Kim's quilts seem as though there were made for these walls. They're gorgeous, intricate, creative and warm. Thanks for having them here Kim!

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