QuiltCon Tips: Christa Watson

Registration for QuiltCon 2015 is June 24 (members only). Have you figured out your schedule?! This week we wanted to share advice from members that attended in 2013. You can read Anne’s post here, and Becca’s post here.

The next tips come from Christa Watson who is one of our very active Individual MQG members.

Hi all! I have a couple of tips to share from my awesome experience at QuiltCon in 2013!! 

First of all, don’t be afraid to go up and introduce yourself in person to people you’ve met online, and be open when people do the same to you :-). I did that all weekend and solidified so many new friendships by the end of the show!  

Katie Blakesley, Christa Watson, Faith Jones, Holly DeGroot and Lee Heinrich hanging out and having an outside dinner at QuiltCon 2013. This was the first time I met them all in person.

Katie Blakesley, Christa Watson, Faith Jones, Holly DeGroot and Lee Heinrich hanging out and having an outside dinner at QuiltCon 2013. This was the first time I met them all in person.

Second, when you take pictures of quilts to share on your blog with the folks who couldn’t be there, take a picture of the info card that goes along with each quilt. That way you can give proper attribution when you are writing about it later. I usually take a picture of the quilt first and then the information card next, so they are in order on my camera. 

I can’t wait until February, 2015 to do it all over again!

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Info card from Victoria Findlay Wolfe’s & Lisa Sipes’ Best of Show quilt. It was handy to have it right there when writing up a blog post later!

Thanks Christa for those great tips!

Did you go to QuiltCon 2013 and want to share some tips? Email us at info@themodernquiltguild.com.

Important dates to remember:

QuiltCon
June 23  Acceptance letters for Super Volunteers sent
June 24  Registration open for all MQG members 8 am PDT/11 am EDT
July 1  Registration open to non members
July 30  Last day to cancel QuiltCon registration and receive a full refund

Quilt Show Entries and Contest
June 27  Submissions for MQG Special Exhibit at International Quilt Festival close
June 30  QuiltCon Design Challenge submission close
July 1  Submissions for QuiltCon quilt show open (details coming soon)

QuiltCon Tips: Becca Jubie

Registration for QuiltCon 2015 is June 24 (members only). That leaves you with SIX days to figure out your schedule! This week we wanted to share some advice from members that attended in 2013. You can read Anne’s post here.

The next tips come from Becca Jubie of the Seattle MQG.

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I had a great time at QuiltCon 2013! The entire event was amazing – the huge quilt show, awesome swag bags, dance party, and the fantastic schedule of lecturers and classes. I found it easy to meet other people – everyone was so friendly and excited to be there, and it was also a great way to get to know the people from my guild too. I took two classes that were both fun – machine quilting with Elizabeth Hartman and a table runner class with Valori Wells. They were both enjoyable – Elizabeth demonstrated tons of cute quilting patterns as well as showing off her beautiful quilts, and Valorie gave wonderful color advice and was really down-to-earth. I also took part in a leadership mixer as I am on the board (Seattle MQG), and it was fun to meet other guild officers and discuss guild ideas. I learned so much at QuiltCon and left feeling really inspired about my own quilting and guild.

Some advice I’d give: Don’t over-schedule yourself! There are so many fabulous classes and lectures being offered so it is tempting to want to do it all, but it can be overwhelming. You’ll want to save time to look at the quilt show, shop and check out Austin, plus just get together with new and old friends. Also be sure to pack light! The swag bags are jam-packed, and there is a shopping area in the convention center, so there is plenty to take home. Finally, try to get some barbecue! 

Thanks Becca for sharing your thoughts. We are glad that you enjoyed QuiltCon 2013!

Did you go to QuiltCon 2013 and want to share some tips? Email us at info@themodernquiltguild.com.

Important dates to remember:

QuiltCon
June 17  Discount code and registration tutorial sent to all members (check your email)
June 23  Acceptance letters for Super Volunteers sent
June 24  Registration open for all MQG members 8 am PDT/11 am EDT
July 1  Registration open to non members
July 30  Last day to cancel QuiltCon registration and receive a full refund

Quilt Show Entries and Contest
June 27  Submissions for MQG Special Exhibit at International Quilt Festival close
June 30  QuiltCon Design Challenge submission close
July 1  Submissions for QuiltCon quilt show open (details coming soon)

QuiltCon Tips: Anne Sullivan

Registration for QuiltCon 2015 is June 24 (members only). That leaves you with SEVEN days to figure out your schedule! This week we wanted to share some advice from members that attended in 2013.

The first few tips come from Anne Sullivan of the South Bay Area MQG.

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QuiltCon 2013 was such an amazing time! I generally give anyone who asks two pieces of advice. The first is to not over-schedule yourself! I took two full-day workshops and I felt that was about all I could handle. The workshops are fantastic, but there’s so many other great things going on and people to meet and random encounters to have! I also ended up feeling pretty creatively spent by the end of the second workshop. I was glad for some downtime the third day.

The second piece of advice is to volunteer! I ended up volunteering on a whim, and it was so much fun. QuiltCon is huge and (for me at least) somewhat intimidating to know where to start or how to meet people. By volunteering I was able to meet great people and get a behind-the-scenes peek at things so I had a better idea of what QuiltCon had to offer. Plus the staff and the other volunteers are just awesome people,
and we had a blast together!

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Thanks Anne for sharing your thoughts. Working with you as a volunteers was a blast!

Did you go to QuiltCon 2013 and want to share some tips? Email us at info@themodernquiltguild.com.

Important dates to remember:

QuiltCon
June 17  Discount code and registration tutorial sent to all members
June 23  Acceptance letters for Super Volunteers sent
June 24  Registration open for all MQG members 8 am PDT/11 am EDT
July 1  Registration open to non members
July 30  Last day to cancel QuiltCon registration and receive a full refund

Quilt Show Entries and Contest
June 27  Submissions for MQG Special Exhibit at International Quilt Festival close
June 30  QuiltCon Design Challenge submission close
July 1  Submissions for QuiltCon quilt show open (details coming soon)

The final QuiltCon instructors and lecturers are…

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We have been busy finalizing our schedules to create an amazing conference for you. We’ve are happy to announce the following instructors and lecturers for QuiltCon:

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Alexia Abegg
Christen Barber
Susan Beal
Alissa Haight Carlton
Vanessa Christensen
Meg Cox
Kim Eichler-Messmer
Amy Ellis
Rhonda Green
Luke Haynes
Mickey Krueger
Yoshiko Jinzenji
Heather Jones
Penny Layman
Johanna Masko
Sarah Nishura
Bill Volckening
Sherri Lynn Wood
Nancy Zieman

Head on over to the QuiltCon website for bios and more info on these amazing instructors.

Our last announcement of speakers, instructors and panelists will be in a couple weeks, so stay tuned!

Pricing & Schedules Mark you calendar!
Pricing and schedules will be announced June 1. We are working hard to make the pricing affordable for all budgets. Volunteering is a great way to be part of much of the action for free!

Super Volunteers!
Our Super Volunteer program is back! Super Volunteers will get a four-day show pass, two snazzy tee-shirts, a goodie bag and are eligible to be classroom assistants if they volunteer 16 hours or more at QuiltCon. The best benefit of course, is meeting new people, making new friends and having more fun than anyone else! Sign up for the newsletter here.

Applications are due May 30, priority will be given to MQG members. Please join our volunteer e-newsletter for the latest information on volunteer opportunities.

Want to volunteer, but don’t want that kind of commitment? We’ll release regular volunteer schedules in the fall.

Registration (Non-members)
Registration opens July 1 for non-members! Space is limited, so don’t wait to register. Based on feedback and the response to our hotel blocks, we expect QuiltCon to sell quickly. If a workshop or lecture pass sells out, there will be wait-lists available.

Members get early registration, join today!

Quilt Show Entry
Entries open in July. We have more than $10,000 in cash prizes. New this year, will be cash prizes for 2nd and 3rd place. We’ll announce the details soon, but start on your quilts now!

Not a fan of judged shows? We encourage you to enter for “exhibit only”, your quilt will be eligible to be juried to be into QuiltCon, but you won’t be judged (or be eligible for cash prizes).

Have questions? Please review our frequently asked questions.

Thank you for the generous support of our sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

Baby Lock BERNINA USA Coats & Clark Handi QuilterPanasonic  Purl Soho Robert Kaufman Fabrics Stash Books Windham Fabrics

 

Gold Sponsors
Interweave
Janome
Riley Blake

Silver Sponsors
Cloud 9 Fabrics
EZ Quilting/Simplicity
Innova
Mad About Patchwork
Material Girls
Mistyfuse
Modern Cotton
Pink Chalk Fabrics
Rock Paper Scissors
Sew Modern
Schmetz Needles

Workshop Room Sponsors
Coats & Clark
Janome
Bernina
Baby Lock
Handi Quilter
Soak
Superior Threads

Quilt Category Sponsors 
APQS
Aurifil
Cherrywood Hand Dyed Fabric
Coats & Clark
Free Spirit
Gammill
Interweave
Michael Miller Fabrics
Panasonic
Pink Chalk Fabrics
Pinwheels
Stash Books
Sulky
Windham Fabrics

Special Exhibit Sponsors 
Bertina Studio Designs
Beyond the Reef

Announcing QuiltCon Instructors and Lecturers

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We have been busy finalizing our schedules to create an amazing conference for you. We’ve are happy to announce the following instructors and lecturers for QuiltCon:

Cheryl Arkison
Susan Cleveland
Cristy Fincher
Alison Glass
Lee Heinrich
Anna Maria Horner
Rossie Hutchinson
Katy Jones
Celina Mancurti
Betz White
Krista Withers
Casey York

Head on over to the QuiltCon website for bios and more info on these amazing instructors.

Our last announcement of speakers, instructors and panelists will be in a couple weeks, so stay tuned!

Pricing & Schedules Mark you calendar!
Pricing and schedules will be announced June 1. We are working hard to make the pricing affordable for all budgets. Volunteering is a great way to be part of much of the action for free!

Super Volunteers!
Our Super Volunteer program is back! Super Volunteers will get a four-day show pass, two snazzy tee-shirts, a goodie bag and are eligible to be classroom assistants if they volunteer 16 hours or more at QuiltCon. The best benefit of course, is meeting new people, making new friends and having more fun than anyone else! Sign up for the newsletter here.

Applications are due May 30, priority will be given to MQG members. Please join our volunteer e-newsletter for the latest information on volunteer opportunities.

Want to volunteer, but don’t want that kind of commitment? We’ll release regular volunteer schedules in the fall.

Registration (Non-members)
Registration opens July 1 for non-members! Space is limited, so don’t wait to register. Based on feedback and the response to our hotel blocks, we expect QuiltCon to sell quickly. If a workshop or lecture pass sells out, there will be wait-lists available.

Members get early registration, join today!

Quilt Show Entry
Entries open in July. We have more than $10,000 in cash prizes. New this year, will be cash prizes for 2nd and 3rd place. We’ll announce the details soon, but start on your quilts now!

Not a fan of judged shows? We encourage you to enter for “exhibit only”, your quilt will be eligible to be juried to be into QuiltCon, but you won’t be judged (or be eligible for cash prizes).

Have questions? Please review our frequently asked questions.

Thank you for the generous support of our sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

Baby Lock BERNINA USA Coats & Clark Handi QuilterPanasonic  Purl Soho Robert Kaufman Fabrics Stash Books Windham Fabrics

 

Gold Sponsors
Interweave
Janome
Riley Blake

Silver Sponsors
Cloud 9 Fabrics
EZ Quilting/Simplicity
Innova
Mad About Patchwork
Material Girls
Mistyfuse
Modern Cotton
Pink Chalk Fabrics
Rock Paper Scissors
Sew Modern
Schmetz Needles

Workshop Room Sponsors
Coats & Clark
Janome
Bernina
Baby Lock
Handi Quilter
Soak
Superior Threads

Quilt Category Sponsors 
APQS
Aurifil
Cherrywood Hand Dyed Fabric
Coats & Clark
Free Spirit
Gammill
Interweave
Michael Miller Fabrics
Panasonic
Pink Chalk Fabrics
Pinwheels
Stash Books
Sulky
Windham Fabrics

Special Exhibit Sponsors 
Bertina Studio Designs
Beyond the Reef

Call for QuiltCon Teachers 2015!

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We are looking for experienced instructors who can teach techniques of interest to modern quilters. In general, we like a balance of technique based and project based workshops.

Workshops should be three hours (half-day) or six hours (full-day) in length. We are not accepting multi-day workshops at this time. In addition, we are accepting 45-minute lecture proposals. Workshops should fit into the following types of rooms:

  • Sewing Room – equipped with sewing machines
  • Long-arm machine room – equipped with long-arms
  • Silkscreen/block printing room – surface protected room with nearby sink access.
  • Dye room – surface protected studio with sink access
  • Handwork room – no machines
  • Lecture hall

You are welcome to submit any workshop proposal. All workshop proposals must be accompanied by a photo sample of the workshop.

When completing your application, please keep in mind the Modern Quilt Guild covers travel expenses of our instructors including: airfare/mileage, hotel and a meal per diem. Unless you are local, the majority of our instructors teach a minimum of two full days and one lecture.

To be considered please download the MQG Instructor Application and send it to jen@themodernquiltguild.com by March 4th, 2014.

Thank you! We can’t wait to hear from you.

It’s a wrap…QuiltCon 2013

QuiltCon 2013 was an amazing time…we could not have done it without you:

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Volunteers-who were patient, worked hard, did some jobs that were maybe not so fun, and helped make this happen!

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Instructors-who planned, prepped and sent away students with knowledge and inspiration.

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Lecturers-who encouraged and shared their thoughts.

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Vendors-who set up amazing booths, showed great products and even gave away awesome stuff!

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Quilt Show Participants-Without you, we would not have had the amazing and beautiful quilts to admire.

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Family-who supported us and picked up the slack when we were gone.

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All of you who came-thank you for loving and supporting the MQG. Without your passion we would not be here.

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Staff-who planned, worked some seriously long hours and couldn’t be happier.

A few things to note:
Start thinking about what SewDown you want to attend!
Pictures of all quilts in the quilt show will be on the MQG website soon. In the interim check out the photos on Flickr.
We have two up coming quilt shows-The International Quilt Festival and HMQS! What are you planning on making?

All photos by Sara Lim.

Tattoos at QuiltCon

For some of you that title might seem strange. For others totally normal.

Below are just a few of the tattoos that were received while in Austin attending QuiltCon. Not all of them are sewing related, but a few are.

Here are their stories. Thanks to all the people who sent their photos and stories (multiple times).

Valori
A little History… I got the left bracelet when my oldest daughter was 1 1/2… Her name is Olivia Rose… I got the right bracelet when my second daughter was about 1 1/2… Her name is Violette Grace… so I thought it was a great idea to add their names to my wrists… I was putting stuff on my wrist as it was healing and Vivi says to me, “mom I don’t want my name to rub off!”…. I told her not to worry it will never go away…. she loves it so much!

Now in Portland I need to get something for my boy….

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Amy
I actually wanted a tattoo when I was in Kansas City for International Spring Market 2012 – but a good friend of my (Colleen) said I couldn’t get a tattoo if I didn’t do my research; basically you can’t walk into a random place to get one.  The idea was tabled for the next city…which was Austin during QuiltCon.  Marci and I were planning our tattoo outing while in Austin.  Luckily she did all the research on where to get it (asking a cute waitress where she got hers).

The reason I got a Hello Kitty tattoo was completely childish.  I’m a huge Hello Kitty fan and the older I get the less I can sport Hello Kitty without embarrassing the kids, hubby, or whoever I’m with.

I really liked how it turned out. . I don’t know if I would get another one, mainly because I don’t know what I would do next.
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EMILY
What & Why?
Well, I had been thinking about this particular tattoo (my first one!) for quite some time! I knew any tattoo I got would have to be bright and colorful, and I really wanted it to be representative of color in general.  A regular pigment color wheel just wasn’t  bright and happy enough for me, so I happened upon the light spectrum color wheel (primary colors are red, green and blue (you see I took some liberty there) and secondary colors are cyan, magenta and yellow.  And when you mix all the light colors together, you get white!  It also has some spiritual meaning for me (white light and the trinity and all that).  In any case, I got this long planned tattoo in Austin to really permanently “mark” the time and my QuiltCon/Modern Quilting experience.  Quilting has become such an integral part of my life and I had such a wonderful time at QuiltCon…it was just the right time.  And I LOVE it.  I’m already planning my next one!
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Violet
It all started on the plane. I’m not even sure who mentioned the word tattoo first – Amber or Monica I think – but before you knew it, we were all on board! I have been wanting more tattoos for quite awhile but the excitement of experiencing the inaugural Quiltcon with some of your very best friends to join in the experience with you made the perfect storm. My tattoo is a little nod to the constant question of whether Craft is my real name. It is, of course. The saying has been with me for awhile to signify my little family’s crafty-maker existence in life. And now it’s also a perfect reminder of a fabulous weekend with some really great friends as well… all a part of the craft. People often ask if you’ll regret your tattoo when you’re 80. I can’t wait to say.. “We were there! It was 2013 and we went to Austin for the first Quiltcon and got tattoos! Things were different back then.” haha! A super big thank you to Michael’s talent, professionalism and hospitality. It wouldn’t have been the same without him.
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Amber
Normally when I travel I get a new piercing as a souvenir. If you ask me I can tell you exactly where I got each and every single one and I like that they each have their own story. The plan was to just get a piercing in Austin to commemorate QuiltCon but my plane/travel/hotel buddies Monica and Violet had to get all crazy on me and vote for tattoos :)

I’ll admit I was on the fence and still planned on getting just a new earring when Monica and I saw some amazing tattoos on our waitress while at dinner with our new friend Marci. First words out of Monica’s mouth were “Where did you get your amazing tattoos!?” Sam, our waitress, promptly pulled out Michael’s card and couldn’t say enough great things about him. Man was she right! Not only was he a perfectionist about placement and discussing concerns about your idea without making you feel like your idea was stupid, he was funny, goofy and a blast to hang out with; a truly amazing tattoo artist! I’m thrilled to have a piece of his work…I LOVE my tattoo!

After seeing our tattoo escapades on Instagram, the comment made the most was “How many beers did you guys have tonight!?!?” It seemed like tattoos on a whim, but this phrase was something I’ve been wanting to have permanently on me at some point in my life and I couldn’t think of a better time and place then with friends at QuiltCon in Austin!
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Charlotte
I got it in Austin because I have wanted to get another tattoo for ages, but couldn’t decide what to get. Being at QuiltCon was like a lightbulb moment – duh! Of course, a sewing tattoo! And Austin is renowned for its ink. It was the perfect souvenir.

I had so much fun at Quiltcon, especially volunteering. Thanks for putting together such an amazing event!
Charlotte Newland

Alissa
My tattoo is very simple. Just two circles that are representative of my husband and son.  As a fun quilty touch I asked the artist to set them “a 1/4 apart”. It’s pure quilting fate that when later measured they are the perfect scant 1/4″ apart!

I wasn’t thinking of getting a tattoo when I left for QuiltCon but when I saw everyone getting them on Instagram I instantly knew I wanted to join in. I’ve thought about getting a tattoo for years and there was something about the energy at QuiltCon that made it the perfect moment to mark.  We worked incredibly hard leading up to and throughout QuiltCon. Getting a tattoo was a great way to celebrate!
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Marci
Why did I get a tattoo at QuiltCon?
I have been talking about getting a tattoo of longitude and latitude of  where I grew up for quite some time.   I even had a cuff made with the coordinates so I could test drive it before making it permanent.  All it took to get the ball rolling was a super cute waitress, Lone Star Beer, sushi, and two awesome ladies from PMQG (Thanks Monica and Amber!).
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Monica
A constant topic of conversation with my friends is discussion about “the next tattoo”.  Where to get it, what to get, “we should do it in _____”.  Talk, talk, talk.  We were even discussing it on our way to Austin, one of the best tattoo towns on the planet.  Austin being famous for SXSW, Whole Foods, tattoos (and now QuiltCon!), it was a pretty sure thing some tats were gonna happen.

Shortly after arriving in Austin and settling in at our hotel and registering at QuiltCon, we make our way over to Piranha Sushi for dinner.  We are greeted by Sammy, the cutest, sweetest, cotton candy haired, tatted and gorgeous server.  Even before we go all Texas and order some Lone Star beers, I’m mesmerized by Sam’s beautiful sleeves and ask her who did them.  Next thing I know I’m calling Sammy’s tattoo artist Michael Williams and making an appointment for us.  Yeah, phone phobic me is making a phone call!   Soon to follow are instagrams and tweets, and by the next 4 days it’s a QuiltCon party at Affinity Tattoo where Michael Williams’ makes his magic happen!

There’s something so deep and communal about getting tats with friends.  Most all of us already have tats, so it wasn’t like it was whim – more like it was the perfect storm of a great (kind, sweet, fun and talented!) tattoo artist, a rockin’ city, being with great friends (who also share a common passion).  And for the few people who got their first tats – it was like having your friends join you in this weird sisterhood.  L-inked together.
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Mandy
I have been wanting one for a long time (since my first one 13 years ago while on an archaeological dig–I was studying to get a PhD in classical archaeology–when my boyfriend at the time said “no girlfriend of mine is going to have a tatoo!” which was rather like throwing gasoline on a flame… but anyway.), but I could never settle on something that seemed to fit.  My first one was chosen from a book of Victorian wallpaper designs in 5 minutes, and just seemed right (decorative and ironic all at once).  So anyway, in Austin, my roommate Nikki had said she was wanting a tattoo and I said, “I’d be happy to go with you if you want,” which quickly translated to “I wonder what tattoo I should get?”  And in 5 minutes, I knew: I wanted Charles Rennie Mackintosh roses,  to represent my best beloveds–my husband and kids.  When Ben and I were married in 2005, Mackintosh roses featured prominently on our invitations, our homemade fans, wedding cake, and we tried to get our flowers to have the same full and round look.  Getting the tat seems perfect.  And Ben, my fella, was helping from afar as he did internet searches and read reviews for us the night we went to get one on a whim and texted us reviews, addresses, phone numbers, and more.  The three-mile-hike to the first place we went is a story all on its own…
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Allie
I’ve always loved tattoos but only got my first (and second) just under a year ago. Like they say, it’s very addicting! I’ve had a few more planned for a while but the timing never seems to be quite right. When I heard of all the gals getting tattoed at Quiltcon I thought it would be so fun! Having the chance to head to the parlor with Elizabeth and Alissa (whom I adore and love and am a total fangirl for) I decided I couldn’t be left out! And I knew it had to be something stitchy, since it was really my grandest Quiltcon souvenir! Though I hardly find time to sew, I’ve always been a bit crafty and my close friends and family always turn to me for help with such things so I decided a needle and thread was the way to go – and now I’ll never be without!
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Jen
Like some of the others, I hadn’t planned on getting a tattoo while at QuiltCon. But as you can see I did and I love it. I spent my time in Austin at three places, the convention center, the hotel, and the tattoo shop. It was fun seeing my friends gather around to watch the next one happen. I counted 18 people who got tattoos and most of them were at the same shop. I love looking down at my arm and seeing my tattoo. Seeing what I love to do. Seeing a reminder of the amazing time I had with old and new friends and knowing that I’ll always have the memory of QuiltCon with me.
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Nikki
I had been thinking about getting a tattoo for awhile, but I couldn’t settle on exactly what I wanted. As the instagram pics starting filling my feed during QuiltCon, I mentioned them to my friend and roomie. She instantly said that she would go with me! As I thought of design ideas, I couldn’t get the image of quilt blocks out of my head. I wanted something that had significance to me, but wasn’t overtly obvious. While we were eating dinner I decided to draw up a rough sketch of a three modern quilt blocks, to show the artist as an example. The number three seems to be a common theme in my life, and I am finally at the point in my life where I am actively pursuing quilting as a career.
I wanted the tattoo to be in a place on my body that was quite visible. I love the juxtaposition of a cardigan-wearing mom who is also rocking an arm tattoo – make it an arm tattoo of quilting blocks, and we have a winner!
In the end, I went with the original three blocks that I drafted over dinner. The artist cleaned up the blocks a bit, but left them slightly imperfect – as all things handmade should be! I had the tattoo put on the inside of my right forearm where I can see it, as can others. It also makes for a fun conversation-starter, typically about modern quilting!
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80′s Dance Party at QuiltCon

Friday evening at QuiltCon, people dug out (or really walked into any store at the mall right now) and threw on their finest 80′s fashions and danced to some pretty amazing music. Babylock sponsored this interactive sewing dance party where attendees danced and made themselves what else, but a scrunchie! In addtion, money was raised for the National Ovarian Caner Coalition. How amazing to get a bunch of quilters together to dance, sew and raise a little money! Thank you to everyone who was there!

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All photos by Sara Lim.