It’s been a bit crazy around her this week – definitely not a ‘regularly scheduled’ week. On Sunday afternoon – the whole family stopped in at the Sun Prairie Heritage Quilt Show so the girls could see their mama’s quilts hanging. I was shocked when one of my friends pointed out that I had won a BLUE RIBBON!? What!? I never win ribbons from actual judges! (I do from viewer’s and vendors … but not judges … the ones that actually look at my seam work!). This was beyond amazing! And then I saw this! A third on my Dresden Neighborhood quilt! I was in shock! I came back on Monday with Pip and my mother-in-law to give the show my real attention (or as much as I could with a 3 year old tagging along). This quilt ‘Shadows’ by Carol Perkins from Loganville, WI, was one of my absolute favorites. From a distance I thought, “Hmmm… that looks nice.” And then I got closer and I saw this … and this … and this .. and this … and yes, this! The background behind each leaf was quilted differently. The attention to detail and workmanship on this quilt just blew my mind! I love how the leaves look like they’re just coming right off the quilt at you! The lovely Trisha Frankland had her quilt “Til Death Do Us Part” at the show too. It looks so beautiful hanging there! I couldn’t get Pip to not be in the picture … And then someone was tired … but at least she wasn’t screaming and wasn’t really in the center of the room … Kelly Kroon’s beautiful quilt! This one was made by Wendy Franczak and yes – that’s matchstick quilting! Amazing! I just adorable the quilting on this one and really wish it was hanging instead of just folded over a quilt rack … I think I’ll have to pause for now as I still have lots of pictures to show you. I’ll still have to post some pictures from the special Madison Modern Quilter’s Guild Exhibit at the show and I have to show you what everyone came up with for the challenge!