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Last week I went to Spring Quilt Market in Kansas City, returning home on Sunday.

My husband came with me and we had a lovely time driving down, stopping at one of our favorite restaurants in Illinois for lunch. We split a large steak and cheese sandwich and had a large cup of seafood chowder each. Yum! The Firefly Grill has a beautiful garden out front and a gorgeous pond out back. Sitting on their glassed-in porch was relaxing and fun, and the perfect set up for a week at Market!

I love finding oddities when I’m on a trip. These kooky garden animals caught my eye at a stop, as did this miniature arch that was outside a motel near the on-ramp. Kind of a fooler, isn’t it? <grin>

We arrived around dinnertime to a beautiful historic house in downtown Kansas City. I stayed there with my friends in the Quilting Collective.

Since the light was fading, we hurried to take photos of Facets, a quilt I finished on the way down. Later I’ll show you the quilt hanging in the Timeless Treasures booth. A pattern for Facets will soon be released with the Tonga Batiks Passport fabric collection for free download.

After driving all day and taking photos of my quilt, it was awesome to sit down immediately to a dinner we’d brought with us. Nothing could be simpler or more welcoming than eating in your own kitchen (even if it’s only on loan <grin>).

This is only a part of the fabulous space Scott and I shared during our visit. I’ll show you more in another installment of my Quilt Market report. I love the mix of modern and vintage! So cute and so inspiring with the mix of textures and colors.

I can’t wait to show you what I discovered at Market! I’ll start a series of posts later this week. Be sure to follow me if you’re interested in the latest trends and a birds-eye view of what it’s like to visit Quilt Market.

Well, that was my week!

Now let's see who made this week's feature

We had two new quilters join us last week, and I’d like to feature them.

First up is Kathleen @ Rose Prairie Quilts and Farm. Kathleen shared her version of Block 1 in The Garden Party. Isn’t it wonderful?

I really appreciate hand-stitching although I don’t do much of it anymore because I never have time and I’m not very good at it.

Kathleen is also participating in a “stitch what you see” challenge which is really intriguing to me. Drop by her blog to learn more.

Next up is Carol @ Quilt Schmilt, who shared the first of three quilts she’s making for a golf course fundraiser. Love this cute fabric, and that view! Awesome.

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