Monday, October 19, 2009

Designer Row: Before & After

As promised:
here we are on the classy side of the street across from Camp Michael Miller
(for a better look- check out their blogs- waaay better photos)
after:
bright happy fun colors and great sewing patterns
on top of all that she's a great photographer too!
Pillow and Maxfield
before
after:
Valerie Pillow & Anne Maxfield
wow! 1st time booth- born pros- gorgeous
after:
warm, yummy inviting - it all just works together so well-
well deserved ribbon there: merchandising award!
Paula Prass (and husband Tim alias McGuyver)
before:
after:
modern,sophisticated always "just right"
"once an interior designer always an interior designer"

Friday, October 16, 2009

Houston Quilt Market

Creativity Booth Award
this is how it ended
But this is where it started:
with a theme and a challenge: pull together gnomes - vintage trailers- and a classy group of independent designers together in one cohesive group of booths.
first the trailer:
Before
During
(held together with starch)
After
Ta Da!!
doesn't that look like we twitched our noses and voila! booth done?
but of course - here's the real story
(someday I'm gonna do this time-lapse photography style)
If they bring it WE will build it
Trees to be assembled limb by limb
and here's the talent behind the talent.
Tom builder of dreams
Becky
invent and sew
Jean
aka
"THE GNOME"
Deb
head down stitching fast
note the corner sign post:
Paula Prass, Sandi Henderson, Pillow & Maxfield and Patty Young on the classy side of the street.
next post we'll cross the road for a visit

Monday, October 5, 2009

The Luck of the Gnome

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It's Michael Miller Fabrics' 10th anniversary and we're celebrating at Quilt Market
with some-all-out-fun-times in the booth!!

In addition we'll be hosting 4 schoolhouses
(15 - 30 min. free seminars previewing new items, trends and techniques-held the day before market starts )
all on Fri. Oct. 9th - room #372D

10:40 - 11:10am Kathy Miller (me)- 10 years of making it fun!

11:15-11:45am Rob Appell- going wild with Michael Miller Fabrics

11:50-12:20pm Sandi Henderson & Paula Prass- creating fresh shop displays

12:25-12:55pm Swirly Girls : subject-risk free Block of the Month

as Sandi said in her blog: settle in and get comfy- these'll be jam packed with all the new designs we've been knocking ourselves out to share, not to mention the goody bags and door prizes!