|lowbrow material - high art|
The auction was ending on Sunday when I was at Latimer Quilt & Textile Center taking down my exhibit. When the alert sounded on my cell phone, I was having a conversation with Carol Weber and Debbie Crist, and we all started reaching for our cell phones, but it was mine going off.
|the red and white fabric intrigues me, it's like toile, but double-knit polyester|
I rolled my eyes, said it was an eBay auction ending, and said something about how I really need another quilt - oh, but I really liked this one, and it was a bargain! There were a couple more alerts during the next 15 minutes, so I gave Carol and Debbie the progress reports. Nobody else was bidding. I couldn't believe it. I spent twice as much on a basket of groceries the other day, and the groceries are all gone!
After posting a picture on Facebook, I heard from friends who seemed to approve. Mandy Leins said, "oh I saw this one! very pretty." Bonnie Hunter called it a "happy quilt" and Victoria Findlay Wolfe called it "a thing of beauty" - and I agree!! It's even better in person. I may need to add this one to the QuiltCon exhibit group!