So we returned from International Quilt Market last week in Houston and it was just as fun as years past. Our fun little giveaway this year was the cool Arrow/Kangaroo pink t-shirts that had a picture of a treddle sewing machine on the front and "You Sew Girl" or "Its Hip to Hem" on the back. We couldn't have gone through them any faster. Then on top of a free t-shirt, we walked the show every hour and picked a lucky contestant who was wearing the shirt and they won a nice little sewing accessory to go with their machines. We had people circling the booths like sharks around prey. You can see a picture of the t-shirt worn by Hether with a nice Australian lady, holding the "kangy", we met who just loved the Kangaroo Kabinets. She wasn't the only one to drool over some of the cabinets we had brought. I can't tell you how many people went crazy over our green Olivia cabinet, which we had front and center for everyone to see. You could actually take a pin to every person's thought bubble as they walked by imagining themselves sewing in Olivia, it was so funny. We also had a guest appearance by a certain Eleanor Burns, author of Victory Quilts and T.V. show host "Quilt in a Day." It was very cool. We had to get a pic with her just to prove that met her. She even lucked out and got one of our cool shirts. Unfortunately I had to take the picture so I'm not in it, Hether and Jo are though and you can see how star-struck they are. Come on we live in Wisconsin, besides Tony Romo every now and again, there are no celebs by us. Overall we had a great show and a fun time. I love coming to Houston everytime I go, even though we never saw the sun once because of the clouds. Next year be prepared because we will be armed with more t-shirts and we'll be slinging them out a passer byers like peanuts at a baseball game. Stop in a say hello.