at houston quilt market

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hi guys! if you've been following me over on twitter or instagram, you probably know that i've been attending houston quilt market this weekend (eee!).  i just wanted to pop in and show you a few pictures from the weekend so far!

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off to market! with a bundle of designs, sewing samples and a couple of nerves.

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our flight from santa barbara was so pretty.

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was so excited to meet the most lovely pat bravo from art gallery fabrics. my favorite booth at market!

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cutie typewriter and vintage phone (and beautiful quilt) at the michael miller booth.

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blazing bright red carpet. woo!

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day 2 outfit for meetings- going for comfy chic?

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mom and i loving on the queen of quilt market- amy butler. she is such a sweetie!

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and her juicy ribbons with renaissance ribbons.

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another favorite at market was getting to meet and catch up with jan dicintio of daisy janie- the designer behind the most beautiful organic prints! (they feel soooo soft.)

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and finally, ty pennington with his new fabric line!

annnnd i may or may not have some VERY exciting news to share! i can't reveal it just yet, but will be anxious to share it with you soon. in the meantime, you can visit my twitter or instagram pages to follow along with the last day of market. the amount of inspiration and talent under this one roof is breathtaking!


  • you looked elegant and comfy. And the fair seemed to be great!

  • You are in my city! Welcome to Houston! Awesome that you met Ty Pennington! Hope you are having a great trip!

  • Awesome! looks like a lot of fun! I would have loved to meet Jan of daisy janie!

  • Looks like you had an amazing time! You looked fabulous. :)
    And I cannot wait to hear this exciting news of yours! :D

  • ooh…I am so jealous! Would love to go to Houston Quilt Market someday!

  • What can you tell me about your outfit in the first picture? Love it! I would love to have a long skirt like that (or is it pants?)

    • hi grey! it’s a skirt i got from urban outfitters! couldn’t find it online, but it’s still in stores (just bought it last week). :)

  • Yay! That looks like heaven on earth. Can’t wait to hear the news! <3

  • Did you cut your hair? Looks really nice :) also went to a fair this weekend and it was a blast! Always nice to meet people and see beautiful things. * Ines

    • ines, yes! thank you! was a big step, by i like it so far. hehe! what fair did you attend?

  • Not only am I envious, but you got to spend it with your mom. She is one of the sweetest women in the world.

  • Those Amy Butler ribbons are so sweet!

  • It looks like you had so much fun!! I would love to have a weekend in textile heaven!!

  • I am SO jealous! Although I don’t really sew I am *slightly* obsessed with buying fabrics. The quilt market looks like so much fun!

  • Bonnie, what I would give to be with you right now! I think we’d have a blast;) How inspirational! I would love, love to be there too! Good luck. You’re nerves are nerves of strength. Those who succeed GO FOR IT! Have an amazing rest of your trip. XOXO from Washington State.

    • natalie, you are so sweet! thank you for your encouragement- eee!

  • Hi Bonnie,
    I attended a vintage fair here in Lisbon, it is called Feira das Almas :) I hope to have the possibility to attend more until Xmas, it helps a lot to publish my creations!

  • Hi Bonnie…thought that airport looked familiar! I’m from SB…it’s always so nice to fly to and from there! Those booths looked absolutely amazing…so many beautiful designs!

  • I’m so happy to see your visit to quilt market! My mom and I went a few years ago and it was awesome. I can see you doing a fabric line someday and having a gorgeous booth :)

  • Your outfits are soooo cute! It’s super awesome you got to meet all of those people! Daisy Janie is one of my favorite, and obvs Amy Butler is just amazing. So excited for you!

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