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houston, we have a problem...



I am off to Quilt Market in Houston, Texas on Wednesday. I always love these trips away, seeing/meeting the people who inspire me to do what I do, friends I've met in this industry and familiar faces.
This year we have a slight problem, I am taking Lucy on her first work related trip so look out Houston!

I am planning some hand piecing for the plane trip and nights spent in the hotel room.


Something fresh and fun!

Comments

Bronwyn said…
Have a Wonderful Wonderful time!!
sue spargo said…
Can't wait to see you and Lucy. Kelly is joining me as well. Safe travels
Susie said…
I am very very jealous!! Its on my 'one day' list....! Enjoy! (love the fabric for the plane too!). Happy Stitching, Susie
Andi said…
Have a ball girls!
Take loads of photos.
See you when you get back!
xx

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