Come see me in Houston!

I will be part of Quilting Arts’ MIU/Open Studios area at the International Quilt Festival in Houston!  Come and see me on November 6th from 4 to 6pm  and Sunday November 7th from 11:45 am to 1:45 pm.  
I will be demoing some pretty cool things at these times in the Open Studios area of the giant Make It University area.  I hope you will come by and say hello, take one of my new MOO cards, and enjoy yourself!  I’m completely bowled over to be part of this. Yay!
This is a photo by Helen Gregory of Quilting Arts, showing Judy Coates Perez during her Open Studios time in Chicago. 
This is just one of many things that’s going on right now, so hold tight… it’s gonna be a crazy ride!

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My quilt “Road to Home” was accepted into the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza and will be on display this September, from the 17th to the 20th.

This is a my first entry into a major quilt show, and by extension, my first acceptance! I’m thrilled to pieces!

So, I plan to go out to the show and visit my quilt on display, since you can only have a “first quilt show” once. Anyone who plans to be in Philadelphia at that time, let me know so we can meet up!

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This and That

Ever get an idea out of your head, executed, and then find yourself a bit drained to even begin the next project? That’s where I am right now. The “big” quilt is done. So now what? The next ideas are forming, but taking their time.
I am planning a trip to Indianapolis soon with the group from, and I’ve been feverishly working on ATCs to trade there. I’m super stoked to be taking the various art classes there… And I get to meet all these folks whom I’d only “met” and know virtually.
I got a netbook, because while I love my Blackberry it doesn’t “do” internet the way I need to. Forums, and other sites like that, they don’t operate the way they need to for me. So a netbook solves lots of littel travel internet problems for me. This will allow me to keep up with Quilting Arts’ Forum, ATCsForAll, plus my various facey-spaces and tweetspots. Now my favorite part will be getting a purse big enough for the netbook. I should make a swanky quilted cover for it.
I’m also working on a new blog header for up there… It’s so bland…

This is my 250th blog post! It’s my goal to post more often now.

What do you think I should work on (in a meta sense): Patterns for things like the Japanese Dolls and Monsters? Or work on a lecture about my small works to do a local lecture circuit? I put a poll to the right… Give it a try for me?

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Vote for your favorites (including mine)

I am a participant in Susan Lenz’s CyberFyber ATC and Fabric postcard exhibition in South Carolina this month.

And though I would love to “feel the love” from my bloggy friends, there are really some talented artists on these pages you should take a look at, with neat links to all of our various blogs. Please vote for your favorites, and not just mine.
You can see my Postcard by taking a look here.
You can see my ATC by taking a look here.
Susan has done a great job putting these together, and I hope you enjoy!

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