On Friday I attended the Springfields Quilt Show and was impressed with how this small show is developing. The quality of stalls, workshops and displays was much higher than on previous visits. The catering is still poor but I had time out of the show to visit a local café. The best thing, though, as ever, was the time spent meeting fellow quilters both around the show and on stands.
This quilt, by Kathy Unwin, caught my attention, it really appealed to me for many reasons.
This is not Japanese but it is indigo.
www.ksdp.org.uk (website currently being upgraded but it has a link to their Facebook page).
On Saturday I had a change of pace, spending the day with Angela Daymond at Fenland Textile Studio. I trialled a dyeing idea for her and now have this piece to do something creative with, preferably before Festival of Quilts! It's dyed with logwood and weld.
There was also a surprise waiting for me at the studio, this stunning baby:
I hope it was a good weekend for you. To top it off I think Summer has arrived, we had wonderful weather from Thursday onwards. And, in case you think I ran short of food while doing all this textile stuff, here's dessert from The Black Horse at Gosberton Risegate last night: