A Walk Down the Aisles – Part One

Many of you couldn’t make it to Market, so I wanted to give you a taste of what it is like to walk the aisles at Market….all pictures….

Renee Shook – the assistant notions buyer – with our favorite guys from Weeks Dye Works…like father like son….
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Christine of Swirly Girls showed us their new fabric line with Michael Miller…
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Best Press has a new mint scent….
Best Press new Mint scent








Izzy and Ivy…
Izzy and Ivy








Judy Niemeyer….
Judy Niemeyer








Sue Spargo….
Sue Spargo book on top 20
















Marlous Designs…
Marlous Designs
There is inspiration around every corner!  We will feature many of these vendors in the upcoming weeks but wanted to give you a feel for this event.  It is worth the trip!



Home During Market – Checker was Everywhere

And so it begins….the crates arrive and the guys are ready…

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New arches welcomed our guests….

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The kiosks are loaded with new merchandise….

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While they were putting the finishing touches on the booth, we were upstairs sponsoring two school houses – standing room only!!!  Creative Grids always draws a crowd!

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Then, Judy and Judell Niemeyer wowed everyone with their new program….

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One of their quilts was displayed right next door in the Kauffman booth…..and look how they displayed their basics lines….
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We got back in the booth just in time for the daily sales meeting.  AdornIt showed their new lines…
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And, later wowed everyone in their booth….
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Before Market even opened, we hosted a Take and Teach session with Kathy Brown based on Strip Smart Quilts II and the Creative Grids double strip 90 ruler…
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As soon as Market opened, Jean Ann was demonstrating her new Creative Grids Hexie ruler in the booth….
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The CGR rack showcased just one block made with the new ruler.  What a visual – and a great way for you to showcase the rulers in your shop….
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And, we topped off the day at the Creative Grids dinner….and learned not to give a knife to a gal from Montana!  She might just break the plate!!!  Judell did her mother proud….
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