Tuesday, August 16, 2011

New Stylist, one of the many features of Quilters Take Manhattan in NYC!

Jay McCarroll, Project Runway Season One winner, and interviewee for QSOS with Mark Lipinski during our Saturday afternoon event, decided to update my hair style.

L-R:  Jodie Davis, myself, Amy Milne, and Victoria Findlay Wolfe.
Everyone in the photo (but me) is wearing couture from Jay McCarroll's collection.

Mark Lipinski, looking impish as usual!

Mark Lipinski interviewed Jay for Quilters: Save Our Stories, a project of the Alliance.  This was such an interesting interview, and a great opportunity to familiarize others with the mission of the Alliance.

San Antonio Modern Quilt Guild founder Jordan Hoppe 
modeled this gorgeous Jay McCarroll gown.

L-R:  Alliance board members Alex Veronelli (Aurifil Thread), Jodie Davis (Quilt Out Loud/QNNtv), and Mark Dunn (Moda Fabrics), chatting at the event.

In addition, Mary Ann Fons (Fons & Porter) and her daughter, Mary Fons (of Quilty) spoke to the audience and shared their stories.  Both were interesting and inspiring speakers, and it was Mary Fons' birthday so we all sang to her and presented her with a cupcake!

There were an amazing array of items in our silent auction, as well as fantastic door prizes to several lucky winners.  Who knows?  The Alliance may be coming to a city near you with a future event.  Stay tuned!


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