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Original Sewing & Quilt Expo

I went to the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo in Worcester over the weekend. I posted a short review over at PatternReview , but thought I'd post some pictures here. This is the third year I've gone, and I really enjoyed it again -- although it seems to be getting smaller and smaller every year. There seemed to be fewer vendors this year (and definitely fewer non-quilting fabric vendors). I'm a little worried about it, actually. Stay with us, Worcester expo! Lisa came up for the first day, and we took a couple of classes together. She bought fabric from a guy with the most amazing sequined jacket I've ever seen. Wait wait, here's the guy (he posed for me). They were selling the fabric -- a reversible sequined knit. You could change the color by just dragging a finger across it. It was glorious. The Vogue Fabrics employees had a lot of fun playing with it. I have to say, shopping at Vogue made me a little homesick. I miss Chicago. And I, er, d