Yesterday was my “Meet the Author” event at the Silverdale Quality Sewing and Vacuum store. It was terrific fun. The 35 or 40 ladies in attendance were so enthusiastic and asked lots of great questions. The staff at Silverdale QS&V were terrific hosts, providing savings coupons for attendees, door prizes, refreshments, and demonstrations of some of their products. The three hours just flew by. I signed lots of books and a few patterns.
This was my first trunk show, and went pretty well. I did a lot of prep ahead of time, preparing a big notebook of information about each quilt and samples of various techniques that could be handed around. Now I have it all ready I hope there will be other opportunities to use the material.
After the event, the store manager (Jim) suggested they would be happy to do another book signing event “when my next book comes out”. I told him first I have to think up a good idea for a book! Since the binding book took several years to produce, even once the idea comes – if it does – the book signing won’t be any time soon.
Now this event is over, I hope to get back to some serious quilting and post here about some interesting quilting progress!