Tuesday, October 20, 2009


Hi, Frieda!
We met in Houston, at your booth.  I'm a member of Quilters Anonymous in Edmonds, WA.  You spoke to our guild last January, and I found your talk quite inspiring.  I needed to make a challenge quilt for our show in March, and needed to make it fairly quickly.  I hadn't done a lot of fusing, but decided to try it with this quilt.  There's definitely a learning curve, but I had a lot of fun with it.  It won best of challenge theme, as well as second best challenge quilt.  I also entered it into the Western Washington fair, where it won a second place in its category, which came with a whopping $15.00 check.
Thank you again for your inspiring talk, and for the nudge to try something new.
Mary Ellen     Seattle, WA
P.S.  This is my original design.


Laura and I, as always, had a great time in Houston. It is always so fun to see everybody. We will be in Des Moines next week, be sure and come by the booth. I am going to bring lots of Maderia #30 weight rayon thread to sell as well as all the fabulous fabrics, patterns, and silk. See you there!

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