Friday, 9 August 2013

Festival of quilts - Day 2

After breakfast we set of for our first day at the Festival of quilts. First we took a tour round the many many MANY (!) shops.. Didn't get around to seeing all the quilts yet (that's how many shops there were!), but we'll do that on Sunday.
Bought some fabric for my Dear Jane quilt and a couple of books..not too bad considering all the temptation! But we still have 2 days to go.. ;-))

Seen a couple of familiar faces from back home, some visiting the show and some were exhibiting. Anco Brouwers was being interviewed (took a picture but with my other camera)

In the afternoon we attended a lecture by Kaffe Fasset, he showed us with slides how he gets his inspiration for the colours he uses in his artistic work, which consists of painting, knitting and designing fabric. He also admitted that he is not very good at hand sewing/quilting and he never uses a machine.

Before we knew it it was half past five and the show was closing, time really flies when you are having fun and we did! 
Had some nice fish and chips for dinner and probably won't make it late tonight.
Tomorrow we have a workshop.

So goodnight from Birmingham and see you tomorrow!

1 comment:

  1. Dat was al,een heerlijke dag Esther, wan leuk Kaffe Fassett ik wil,er alles over horen . Ik wens jullie weer een fijne dag morgen.groegjes!!!