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 New work: Process Colour #1

New work: Process Colour #1

With one day to spare I am all ready for Festival of Quilts. How do I know? Because I have checked everything off my Festival of Quilts 2018 checklist. I love a good checklist! Have I forgotten anything ....

  • FoQ paperwork / car pass / Hi-Vis / Exhibitor Passes - check
  • Float / Phone / Tablet / Chargers / card reader / power bank - check
  • Sack truck - check
  • Two table tops (with pre-drilled holes for legs) - check
  • Eight legs (in their handmade carrying bags) - check
  • Makita drill / small screws / screw driver / spirit level - check
  • Two table cloths - check
  • One stool (but I will be too busy to use it!) - check
  • Small steps (can't reach top of stand) - check
  • Quilts for stand (in their handmade bag) - check
  • Postcards / stands - check
  • Leaflets / stands - check
  • Fabric for sale (lots) - check
  • Display boxes - check
  • Velcro dots - check
  • Panel pins - check
  • Small hammer - check
  • Duck tape and cable ties (thanks for the tip Ruth) - check
  • Double sided tape - check
  • Invisible tape - check
  • Scissors - check
  • Wet wipes - check
  • Hand fan (hot flushes!) - check
  • Notebook - check
  • Pens / pencils - check
  • Twine - check
  • Fabric care slips - check
  • Business cards - check
  • Labels for quilts - check
  • Price labels for fabric - check
  • A4 workshop 'adverts' for stand (love laminating!) - check
  • 100 snazzy paper bags / labels - check
  • Lint roller (for the quilts) - check
  • Tape measure - check
  • Fine pins - check
  • Calculator - check
  • Newsletter sign up sheet - check
  • Workshop sign up forms - check
  • Paypal sign (yes I take PayPal and cards) - check
  • Price / availability list for workshops - check
  • Joe (oldest son, my gofer, and, he says, ace salesperson) - he is around here somewhere!
  • Clothes to wear (by far the hardest decisions!) - check

If you are at Festival please come see me on stand H35 in the main hall! It will be lovely to put faces to names x

And my spare day .... unless it is pouring down I'm taking my grandson to the beach and eating ice cream.