Friday, 16 April 2010

V & A Quilt Show

Rachel and I visited the quilt show at the V & A but weren't allowed to take photos. It was fantastic, one quilt was over 300 years old. It also showed the importance of labelling quilts, a lot weren't and it seems a little is lost of the quilt if you don't know the history. Hence that evening I made a label for my sisters quilt so when she passes it down, future generations will know why and when it was made.
In conjunction with Liberty fabrics they have made a range of fabrics inspired by some the quilts.....and yes I bought quite a few.
*picture to follow, camera issues*
Afterwards we went shoe shopping, well I did Rachel waited on the big gold shoe for me!




7 comments:

  1. Now that's a shoe! I can't wait to see your fabrics :) Christine

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  2. Sounds like a fun day for both of you! ---"Love"

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  3. Glad you girls enjoyed the quilt show. That is timely advice about quilt labels, thank you. I'm not always diligent. Love shoes shops - second only to fabric. Please include pix of shoes as well as fabric! Cheers, Ann :-)

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  4. Glad you had a fun day together! I love that big gold shoe, I would have to sit on it for a while, what fun! Can't wait to see pics of your fabrics. I love the one on your link of the white background with the red and blue hearts. That is adorable fabric!

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  5. Glad you had fun at the quilt show. Love the big gold shoe. Look forward to photos of the day.
    Thanks for the reminder about labels, I am terrible about labeling my quilts. I better start doing labels as soon as I quilt a quilt.

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  6. Rachel's expression clearly shows that she is enjoying the big gold shoe and/or the day out with Mom. I'm betting it's a little of both! Looks like you had a busy week. Mary

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  7. Oh how wonderful! I love the V & A, I could've spent a week there poring over the cross stitch samplers!

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