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And so it begins…

I know I have not posted in a few days, but I am trying to get ready to leave for teaching in California and Utah…two very different climate changes…I must say….packing is a nighmare, but I am getting it done….One suitcase for Cali and Utah, one for when I fly back to Cali from Utah for the Roadf to California 2013 Quilt Show in Ontario CA, that Nick will bring along with him…that is 16 days of clothes!!!! But I am packing something NEW for this year…..I have to admit this was a little awkward at first to me…but my DH wanted this done and has talked about doing it for a couple of years…and sometime you just have to go along with it…Here is Nick’s Idea for our Upcoming 2013 show season….If you look close (or click on the pic) you will see our 31 “tour” locations and dates…that we will be traveling to this year.  Are we coming close to you!!!!   Our “rock concert” T’s are  super soft  will be available for $20 in our Show Booths all through the year.   I hope we didn’t waste  $$$ on these, but if we are stuck with them I won’t have to pick out what to wear…I could sleep, eat, and work in this T all day it is so comfy!  Let me know what you think, Was this a good idea or are we (Nick) a little over the edge on this one?….but it is not your average quilting t-shirt I have to admit that…

PS I personally will not be going to all 31 shows….that would  really put me over the edge…or anyone for that matter…We have 3 different “Roadie” crews going to shows this year…Please come to visit us….LB

Quilted Journey- 2013 US Tour...Primitive Gatherings..

Quilted Journey- 2013 US Tour…Primitive Gatherings..

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71 Responses to “And so it begins…”


  1. 1 Lorrie McD.
    January 10, 2013 at 8:04 pm

    So cool! Love the shirt!

  2. 2 Redhead
    January 10, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    I’ll be getting mine in Grand Rapids … So save me one. Fun!
    Redhead

  3. 3 Denise W
    January 10, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    This was a cool idea! Shirts are nice!

  4. January 10, 2013 at 8:13 pm

    The shirts look nice.

  5. January 10, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    I love the tour t-shirts!!!!
    Nick is soooooo on the money on this one!

  6. 6 Michelle
    January 10, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    Fun! I will see you in Portland, OR at Spring Quilt Market. I am wayyyy excited

  7. 7 Patricia Mayer
    January 10, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    I was filling my calendar out and Looked up the Long Beach Show, I didn’t see anything listed. Would Love to Know. AND I think the T shirts will go! Especially to the younger quilters among us!!! Good Idea!

    See ya at Ontario in a few weeks. It has been cold here. Patty Mayer Laguna Niguel, CA

  8. 8 Mary Hilyer
    January 10, 2013 at 8:29 pm

    The T’s are really cool looking. Is the design a symbol for something?

  9. 9 Candee
    January 10, 2013 at 8:46 pm

    Absolutely hysterical! Any V necks?

  10. 11 Peg
    January 10, 2013 at 8:54 pm

    Loooove the shirts!!!!!! Make sure you have some when you come to Des Moines!!!

  11. 12 randy
    January 10, 2013 at 9:02 pm

    I want one now. I don’t’ want to wait for the Cincinnati show. Can we get them from the shop

  12. 13 Ann
    January 10, 2013 at 9:16 pm

    Wow – these look great! I think they will go fast. Is Spring Market just for vendors? I have a son that lives in Portland. Wouldn’t this be a great reason to go visit during that time?

  13. January 10, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    See you in Raleigh! :-)

  14. 15 Jane Knoll-Tenney
    January 10, 2013 at 9:29 pm

    You are entirely too ambitious! Good thing you’ve got a crew!

  15. 16 Connie Kelly
    January 10, 2013 at 9:30 pm

    I love the shirt!! Great idea Nick. I’m sure you will sell them all. I want one and will be sure to attend one of your shows, not only for the shirt but for kits, patterns, wool and your wonderful booth!!!

  16. 17 Melissa Glynn
    January 10, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    Ha! I love the humor behind these shirts! Very cool! :)

  17. 19 Diann Selke
    January 10, 2013 at 9:47 pm

    Love the shirt……sound fun to wear not only to shows but local quilt shop hops.
    See you in Florida……hope you still have some left.

  18. 20 Cindy
    January 10, 2013 at 9:56 pm

    It looks awesome!

  19. January 10, 2013 at 9:59 pm

    I LOVE them!! They WILL sell! I’ll be your first customer, how can I purchase one? Ani

  20. 22 Steph
    January 10, 2013 at 10:03 pm

    Very nice….Great idea Nick!! Quilters always need something different to buy!! Have fun on the tour!

  21. 23 Kennette
    January 10, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Nick. I love it. Can’t wait to get mine

  22. 24 Rosemary
    January 10, 2013 at 10:14 pm

    I like the looks – are they all the same color? Good job.

  23. January 10, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    I live this shirt! Finally a quilting shirt that isn’t “frumpy”! Tell Nick thanks! Can we order then online? I hate to wait until Houston!

  24. 26 Mary Jo
    January 10, 2013 at 10:32 pm

    Love the shirt! I hope they won’t be sold out before I see you at the Grand Rapids show.

  25. 27 Linda
    January 10, 2013 at 10:34 pm

    Can’t wait for Cincinnati ! Woohoo!
    Linda

  26. 28 Carol Eberhardt
    January 10, 2013 at 10:51 pm

    Yeah Nick! A few years ago my husband attended the Lancaster PA show with me and told me he would never appear in public with me if I wore one of the pastel “old quilt lady shirts” …. especially one that is more than one size too small… you know the look! I hope you printed shirts in sizes x-small to xxx- large so that everyone gets the right fit! Every quilter is a rock star. Now we can look like one!

  27. 29 Jakey
    January 10, 2013 at 11:16 pm

    The rock T’s are a clever idea! Speaking of T’s, I received 2 of the shop T’s listed online for Christmas, and I LOVE how soft a comfy they are!

  28. 30 Andrea Wellman
    January 10, 2013 at 11:31 pm

    Hi Lisa- I’m writing on behalf of three of us in your class in Orange County on Sunday. Our course materials said that we would be purchasing kits-are you bringing them for all students? Or do we need to let you know beforehand? All of us definitely want one! We’re really excited to meet you.
    Andrea

  29. 32 Sue Dollhopf
    January 10, 2013 at 11:38 pm

    This is the first rock concert tour shirt I “MUST” buy in 25 years. Love it!

  30. January 11, 2013 at 3:36 am

    Great looking shirts! What show is in Baltimore, MD in May? I’m excited!!!

  31. 35 Renee Welton
    January 11, 2013 at 4:31 am

    I think it’s a great idea and I like the design. I predict that you sell them all !!!

  32. 36 sharon h
    January 11, 2013 at 4:40 am

    Love the shirt! Can’t wait to get one…will see you in Ohio! YAY me!

  33. 37 Sharon Bennett
    January 11, 2013 at 5:51 am

    OMG! I absolutely LOVE this idea and the shirt! Makes packing for long trips easier for you too! Brilliant! The rock star logo is awesome!

  34. 38 Karen
    January 11, 2013 at 6:23 am

    What a neat idea. My only negative comment is — you spelled Pittsburgh without the ‘h’. Here in PA we definitely have an ‘h’ at the end of Pittsburgh. Hopefully I will see you then.

    • January 11, 2013 at 7:23 am

      bummer…but thanks for letting us know…I will have to see if it was wrong from the start or if the graphic was typed wrong..

      • January 11, 2013 at 3:29 pm

        The Pittsburg(h) show is also listed as being in Augusy.
        Love the shirts. Good job Nick! (don’t you hate it when men have good ideas! JK)
        Hope there are some left in November when you get to Minneapolis.

        Linda

      • 41 Karen
        January 11, 2013 at 6:34 pm

        Oh my…I hadn’t seen the Y, instead of T at the end go August. I hope all of this is not an omen for Pittsburgh. It really is a great place!! Love the shirts.

  35. January 11, 2013 at 7:17 am

    Super cute.Sure you `ll seel all them!!

  36. 44 Patricia D. Roberts
    January 11, 2013 at 8:10 am

    Yes, yes and yea you will be in Cincinnati, O. in April. Can’t wait to see you all. Love your booth. I am an admirer of all that you create. Good luck on your tour. See you soon.

  37. 45 Pam Huggins
    January 11, 2013 at 8:41 am

    Those are great! Good idea Nick! Hope we will be seeing you both in Grand Rapids, MI.

  38. 46 Mary Eisele
    January 11, 2013 at 8:53 am

    I won’t be able to make the shows this year … can I get one from the shop? I think they “ROCK” and are a great idea! How cool to collect them from each year … I can see them up on EBay selling for millions!!!!!

  39. January 11, 2013 at 9:00 am

    A hilarious idea–love it! I;m sure you will sell a boat load of these–I know I will have to have one!

  40. 48 Molly M
    January 11, 2013 at 10:12 am

    Awesome design!

  41. 49 Janet G
    January 11, 2013 at 10:17 am

    Love the shirt. Great idea Nick. Must get one when you come to Georgia. Can’t wait.

  42. January 11, 2013 at 10:46 am

    Great idea. I always get a shirt when my favorite band comes to town. Now I will need a shirt from my favorite quilter!

  43. 51 Kathy
    January 11, 2013 at 10:53 am

    These are really cool, Lisa! Did you ever think back in your Darting Needles days that you would have your own road crews??

  44. January 11, 2013 at 11:50 am

    I think they*re fantastic and if I were able to attend any of your shows I would buy one. Good luck at all your shows,

  45. 53 Cindy D
    January 11, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    Great idea! Hope I get one at some point this year. Tell Nick – great idea!!!!

  46. 54 Gina
    January 11, 2013 at 1:17 pm

    Cute shirt and great idea…now if I can only find a show that I can get to!

  47. 55 Becki Pender
    January 11, 2013 at 2:55 pm

    From the picture the shirt looks great. If a person does not get to any shows can we still purchase? Nice work NICK!

  48. 56 Elaine S.
    January 11, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    They are too cool! I will have to get one!

  49. 57 linda
    January 11, 2013 at 5:16 pm

    I like the t-shirt. I will want one maybe two.

  50. 58 Janet
    January 11, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    Love the shirt! All that travel would make me crazy, but I’m sure glad you do it! See you in Sunday’s workshop!

  51. 59 Jean Nolting
    January 11, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    You know we will have to order that cute shirt!

  52. 60 Brenda Y
    January 11, 2013 at 7:10 pm

    Very nice shirts, would these be available on-line or in your shop?

  53. 61 Rachelfriedrichs
    January 11, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    Love the t-shirt!!! I think that it is great that they are
    not your typical quilters shirt, a little edgy! When packing for CA
    be prepared for some colder weather, it has been chilly!

  54. 62 Janan Doster
    January 11, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    Great idea Nick! We all love the shirts. Glad you are coming to Alabama!!!!!!!!

  55. January 12, 2013 at 6:33 am

    Hey chickie…I think they are the cutting edge. Tell Nick he did OKAY… I would love to wear them at each show and not have to worry about what in the heck to pack!! And you both look so good in BLACK!!! (it’s all about the presentation .. you know!)

  56. January 12, 2013 at 6:35 am

    oh… and yea… it’s right up there with the “branding” concept for the company!!! You know what I mean.. seeing that pink shopping bag in the mall… “yep…they’ve been to Victoria Secret!” Now we’ll see these t-shirts and they’ll be saying.. “yep…they’ve been to Primitive Gatherings booth”!

  57. 65 Julie K. Green
    January 12, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    I agree, it does look nice !!! Will look for you and Nick and the crew to be wearing them when I see you !!!

  58. 66 Judy Ebbert
    January 12, 2013 at 2:54 pm

    Love the shirts. Will you personally be at Lakeland or Cincinnati?

  59. 67 Sue Howard
    January 13, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    Too cute-see you in Paducah! Hope there are shirts left by then.

  60. 68 Evette
    January 14, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    love it! so glad they are in black, be sure you have those
    larger sizes! Tell Nick it would make a great tattoo! See you in
    Raleigh.

  61. 69 Lorraine Isaac
    January 22, 2013 at 4:35 pm

    Love the T

  62. April 16, 2013 at 10:20 am

    Can I just say what a comfort to discover somebody who truly knows what they’re discussing online. You certainly realize how to bring an issue to light and make it important. A lot more people need to check this out and understand this side of your story. I can’t believe you are not more popular given that
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  63. January 13, 2013 at 8:56 pm

    I promise by the time we get to Pittsburgh they will be spelled right!


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