Visiting the Kansas City MQG

Last week was filled with MQG meetings for me!  On Thursday I headed away from this…

LA

… to this in order to give a talk to the Kansas City Modern Quilt Guild.

KC

The cold and snow were well worth it though because it was really great to hit up the meeting and see that they are having just as much fun as we are in LA.  And there are so many people at their meetings!

Talk3

The talk was really fun to give.  A huge thanks to the KCMQG for being so warm and welcoming!

Talk2

Talk

Additionally, it was truly wonderful to get a chance to meet and get to know Jacquie.  We’ve been blogging friends for a long time, so meeting in person was a ball! Lots of late nights chatting about quilts over wine – what could be better??

We’ll be catching up again soon since she’s coming to talk to us here in LA in March!

And one last photo of an amazing sunset at her house… so so beautiful!

Sunset

13 Responses to “Visiting the Kansas City MQG”

  1. kelly February 14, 2011 at 8:27 am #

    hey, that’s my ‘hood in the first picture! somewhere down there is my house!

    glad you had a good time, and i’m excited for our march meeting!

  2. Vicki February 14, 2011 at 9:40 am #

    Thanks for coming to speak to us–it was a great meeting!

  3. Carolyn February 14, 2011 at 1:02 pm #

    Wow! What a large group! How wonderful!

  4. nanette February 14, 2011 at 4:12 pm #

    My gosh. How much fun is this!!

  5. Adele February 14, 2011 at 4:33 pm #

    So, when are you coming over to Melbourne, Australia to visit one of our meetings? We would LOVE to have you.

  6. karen February 14, 2011 at 4:46 pm #

    looks like a great turn-out! you were a great guest for us at the SBMQG meeting in december. so nice to see you are sharing your inspiration with lots of other guilds as well. they are lucky to have you….

  7. Melissa February 14, 2011 at 9:15 pm #

    I loved hearing you speak and seeing your awesome quilts in person! Thanks so much for coming.

  8. Carla February 14, 2011 at 9:34 pm #

    You were a hit! Thanks for coming to our landlocked state…in the middle of winter even! The LAMQG are in for a treat with Jacquie, too!

  9. Shea February 14, 2011 at 11:28 pm #

    I loved seeing your photos from the plane windows… I saw the exact same things on our flight, (duh) and wished I’d taken photos.

    You were fantastic and I am so thankful that the blogging stars aligned and allowed you and Jacquie to “meet.”

  10. Paula February 15, 2011 at 5:31 am #

    What a great meeting we had. It was great to meet you and see your quilts. Jacquie is the best and it was so fun having you at our meeting.

  11. Stacey February 15, 2011 at 4:38 pm #

    You know, the SF Bay Area’s only an hour plane ride from LA. Come visit us anytime!

  12. Betsy February 17, 2011 at 4:45 pm #

    You gave a super inspiring talk and I’m glad we got you to come to KC!

  13. sew katie did February 18, 2011 at 6:50 pm #

    Super fun. Wish I was there!

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