off to houston….

Sorry I haven’t posted for awhile…but you all know how crazy it is around market time…we have lost a few great people in our lives this last month….things were tough for us and our employees…but we pulled it together the best we can and off to Houston we go….Tina will not be with us this trip…we will miss her… she has been to every Houston market we ever attended.  But she will be ready to go in Spring I am sure…

I know these are not pictures of Houston…but they are of my new studio!!! My home studio is over flowing with everything…so we are building a new one by our warehouse…we basically have taken over the whole set of suites (4) where our warehouse is located, all but the one where Joe…the owner has his.

Our new studio, is 30 x100… and has 14′ walls!!!!  The sewing space will be 30×60 and the rest will be for storage…who knew fabric took up this much space…This is where will will work on our projects….film videos…store our antique quilt collection, hold classes that we may also tape, and who knows what else…but I thought I would post pics of its progress…So now when you come to Primitive Gatherings you can also visit our studio!

Now did I forget anything for Houston???     Oh…it is only the coconut bra and grass skirt for the Moda party…darn it!!!   …hopefully they will still let me in…in second thought if I did show up in the cc bra and skirt they probably wouldn’t let me in…lol!



24 responses to “off to houston….”

  1. Maggie R. Avatar
    Maggie R.

    Have fun and relax a little while you’re there! When you come back the holiday season starts and you’ll need to be a little recharged!

  2. Sylvia Anderson Avatar
    Sylvia Anderson

    Hope you and team enjoy the Houston market. You might want to stop by the Libby Leham tribute that has been put together, which will feature as many of her quilts as they were able to get their hands on. I am not a business owner, only an admirer of her art and have been following her story on Caring Bridge every day. Hopefully her recovery from the aneurysm/stroke will be complete and she will eventually be the person she used to be before this terrible tragedy.

  3. Sharon Bennett Avatar
    Sharon Bennett

    Whoa! Coconut bra and grass skirt?!?!? lol! Your new space is looking mighty fine… can’t wait to see it all together! Enjoy Houston!

  4. Pam Avatar

    Glad to see your post…they have been much missed!

  5. Brenda Avatar

    The new studio looks great. Have fun in Houston.

  6. Kathy Avatar

    This is a teaser……cannot wait until it is all finished!

  7. Marlene Mason Avatar
    Marlene Mason

    What a dream come true! I can’t wait for our retreat in the spring we we can have a tour!

  8. Debbie G Avatar
    Debbie G

    Looks like we had better plan a road trip to Menasha in the future!!! Have fun in Houston & will be looking for pictures. Sounds like it will be fun.

  9. Janan Avatar

    What a great new space! I bet you will fill those 14′ walls with quilts!

  10. Colleen Avatar

    Can’t wait to come and see the new studio! How exciting. Have fun in Houston!

  11. Jakey Avatar

    OMG, how exciting!! So happy for you Lisa, and pea green with envy of your new studio! 🙂

  12. Ann P. Avatar
    Ann P.

    Have a great trip to market. I am sure it will be so much fun. Would love to see your new studio.

  13. Julie Green Avatar
    Julie Green

    How exciting for you with this new adventure !!! Have a great fall market in Houston !

  14. Fran Bianchi Avatar
    Fran Bianchi

    Condolences to you, your family and employee’s….I’m sorry for your loss.

    The new studio is going to be awesome. Hope I can see it up close and personal some day. Enjoy Houston and the show.

  15. Carol Eberhardt Avatar
    Carol Eberhardt

    Impressive space! We are planning a 50 x 30 addition to our home and 18 x 22 is all mine … we call this the Studio of the Future… and I can’t wait ’til we say The Future is Now!

  16. Lorraine Clarke Avatar
    Lorraine Clarke

    Wish my studio was this big, it looks fabulous…..

  17. Christie Avatar

    Look forward to getting updates from Houston! What an exciting trip!

  18. Germaine Avatar

    Congratulations. Very exciting!

  19. Siobhan Avatar

    What great space. Been meaning to email you with some photos from our show here in Augusta…two of your quit patterns won blue ribbons!

  20. Debby K. Avatar
    Debby K.

    Baskets full of happy memories of those who are no longer with you all.
    Your studio looks wonderful. I would love to see it next year sometime. I look forward to your videos. My grandma always said, “keep learning new things, it keeps you young.” Then she pointed to her new digital watch. 😊
    Safe travels, Debby, Dousman, WI

  21. Denise Avatar

    Studio Looks Really Nice!! ~Memories Will Never Go~. Hope Things Will Get Better Soon.


  22. Brenda Avatar

    Love the new studio.

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