I met Jill when we were making our Jane Stickle quilt 13 or so years ago. We've had the occasional get together and somehow know our paths are meant to stay linked. She asked me to the show and made all the arrangements.
Barb V, Sue W, Me and Jill after dinner.
What are the chances that I would be meeting up with Sue in Vermont? She is from the UK and I am from Oregon. We met through unfortunate circumstances (AAQI) but are destined to remain forever friends. (I hope you agree Sue)
Barb is Jill's friend who I have met a few times previous and hit it off wonderfully. Our common bond at this get together was we both just turned 50! All four of us had a memorable evening together.
Regan on Bonnie's quilt cruise! She's another who turned 50 this year and who got the ball rolling to copy Barb's idea for a jubilee quilt! We are all going to have a unique quilt that is made by us, for us. Regan was staying at the same hotel so we were able to meet up for a little while. We found out we grew up within an hour from each other in Washington state! Crazy! (She has posted quilt a few quilts from the show if you'd rather skip over there instead of reading my blather!) lol
Randy (Ann's hubby), Ann, Mort and Nan. Mort and Nan own the house we stayed at and they are the sweetest! I am so glad I got to get to know them a little bit at dinner. Ann's hubby hung out with us a little bit. We are both Red Sox fans so that worked out really well:)
If you ever get a chance to meet other quilters (you know, they are an especially nice bunch) then don't hesitate. One of these times you may make life long friends as I have.