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Thread: Need Help! Going to Houston Quilt Festival

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    Senior Member gigi10's Avatar
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    Feb 2011
    College Station, Texas
    Keep your cell phone handy, just in case you and your buddy are in 2 separate booths. Wear a special hat if one of you is short. Do not take a cart on wheels. Wear really comffy shoes. Vender are on 1 side and the quilts are on the other. Enjoy! THere is so much to see and take in.

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    Super Member bebe's Avatar
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    Oct 2007
    San Antonio, Texas
    who is going to festival on Thursday?
    via a tour bus from San Antonio or surrounding areas

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    Super Member sewingsuz's Avatar
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    Nov 2010
    Sounds like fun. Wish I was going.

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    Oct 2011
    Michelle, if you stay in the downtown area, taxis to any place in the downtown area are $6 a cab full, including to the convention center. So if two or more share a cab, it can be very inexpensive. Good Luck

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    Oct 2012
    Hi Michelle. If you stil need hotel rooms in Houston I have two that I just tried to cancel with hugh penalty because it was past 30 days. Maybe we can make some arragements if you still need one or two rooms.

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    Super Member soccertxi's Avatar
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    May 2010
    Glendale AZ
    Quote Originally Posted by ManiacQuilter2 View Post
    HAVE FUN !! Be sure to have your walking shoes WELL BROKEN IN. LOTS of walking..... I stayed with friends and rented a car. MUCH cheaper. Be sure to have a game plan with what to do each day. Plan to visit the local quilt stores. Time goes by so fast when you are on the convention floor.
    I second this...ESP the shoes! Dress up as you wish from the ankles UP! My other advice? a pad of paper and pencil. Jot down the booth number and what you THINK you might like to come back to. You will NEVER find it again if you don't note what booth! (ask me how I know!) ...oh ..and something for achy muscles and feet!
    Beth in AZ
    Innova 22' with Lightning Stitch and Pantovision
    Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great. Mark Twain

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    Senior Member aliaslaceygreen's Avatar
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    Dec 2009
    South Chesterfield, Virginia
    We are going too... Got a hotel out near Bush Intercontinental though, and DH rented a car, so he can go do non-quilty things... I would probably expand my geographic area and look into cabs, our rooms were significantly less than those close to the convention center...

    Have fun!

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