Monday, May 16, 2022

Happy Mail

I love getting happy mail!  Anything to do with quilting - be it fabric or not - counts.

The catalog of show quilts from QuiltCon 2022 arrived this week.  I had 3 quilts in the show and ended up abandoning my plans to attend somewhat at the last minute.  I viewed many of the quilts through the IG posts of others but I really wanted a souvenir of the show so I pre-ordered the catalog.  The quilts are all professional photographed.

Its filled with pages of inspiration - if you need me, I'll be doing a slow page turn through and enjoying every quilt.  (Mine are on pages 62, 114, and 132.  I got a thrill seeing my name in the index.) 

Have you heard of a zine?  It is a self-published mini-magazine (the 'zine' is pronounced the same way as the zine in the word magazine).   

My friend Frances @offkilterquilt has published her very first zine on Sustainable Quilt Making.  Frances has also authored 2 quilt fiction novels - Margaret Goes Modern and Birds in the Air (affiliate links).  Birds in the Air is the story of a new quilter who discovers quilting and friendship after moving to a new town.   Margaret Goes Modern is a collection of short stories.  I recommend both of them.  Frances has also written a number of middle grade novels - check them out!

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. Sounds like very happy mail to enjoy for sure! Congratulations on having 3 quilts in the show, and I hope having the catalog is a fun way to experience the show for you.

  2. Congratulations on having quilts in the show! That is very exciting and of course you need the souvenir catalogue!


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