I went to the Quilt Festival this afternoon and had a great time. I bought a couple of patterns for applique wall hangings, and a nice kit for a batik lap quilt from Indonesian Batiks (http:/indobatiks.com). I met Frieda Anderson at the ArtFabrik booth and bought one of her kits for a gorgeous wall hanging. I really enjoyed talking with her and she was so encouraging to this newbie quilter.
I also bought a really clever portable design wall. My studio is set up for jewelry making and beadwork so there's not an open space for a design wall. This will collapse easily when I don't need it. It's made by http:/cherylannsdesignwall.com
There's so many gorgeous things there, most way beyond my skills right now. But I loved all the eye candy.
P.S. Of course, I bought fabric!