A week ago(!) I was in Llandudno for the Quilters Guild of the British Isles AGM and conference. A lovely venue and the Cwilt Cymru Connections quilts were beautifully displayed - I couldn't resist taking pictures of mine with the sea behind ! This was the final showing for these - they've recently been on tour with the Grosvenor Quilt shows. By coincidence, 7 other quilts of mine for 'International Threads' were also on show - at Quilt Expo in Beaujolais.
It was a very good conference, with interesting talks and workshops on offer and most importantly lots of catching up with friends.
Sue and I were sharing a 'Premier Sea view' room ' at the St George's Hotel ( it was on a corner with view both ways) . There was a very posh dinner on in one of the function rooms the first night and we were entertained while having dinner in the terrace restaurant watching the people arrive on the red carpet.
A coach trip to Trefriw woollen mills was even more interesting than expected. Besides the fascinating tour of the processes involved, there was so much inspiration in the form of machinery and peeling corrugated iron. I took so many photos!!
I also made a collection of sticks and stones brought home in a basket from the African Fabric Shop.
Magie was kind enough to mention my 'Tunisian Door' quilt in her moving talk and of course I had to buy some more fabrics ( indigo from Guinea - the piece that's featured here)