Quilt Market Report #3

Just before market, someone sent me a link to Florine Johnson’s Radical Roosters.  I looked at them online, decided they were way too complicated for me and moved on.  One of the first people I came across at market was Florine Johnson.  She is so cute!  And, she and her helper were wearing the most adorable aprons, which of course had an appliqued “radical rooster”.

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The minute I saw the rooster patterns in real life, held them in my hand and talked with Florine, I knew I had to have the patterns.  These are the happiest, most cheerful roosters and I can’t help but smile just thinking about them.

Like the other designers I had a chance to visit with, Florine is such a precious lady!  She’s even cuter than are her rooster patterns and they’re pretty darned cute!  Despite my begging her to make the rooster blocks for me, I never quite got that deal from her but I can’t wait to start on my own roosters.  I only hope I can do justice to her wonderful designs.

Thanks to Florine, I can have roosters that do not crow!

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Comments

  1. 2

    Denise says

    Aren’t they fun patterns – I have looked at them over and over – contemplating buying. I really like the newest momma chicken too. I’ve got a bunch of the patterns sitting in a “cart” on a website that I haven’t hit the order button on yet (having a debate with myself as to whether I truly need the patterns) . I may lose the battle and have to place that order — but at lest it’s only patterns and no fabric included in my order and it would be a great way to use up some of the the batik and hand dyed stash! How’s that for justification — I NEED them to enhance my stashbusting efforts. 🙂

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    says

    I saw her too! We have chickens and I love roosters (won’t keep them though – they fight…) so was drawn to her booth. The best thing about her patterns is MODA carries the background chicken wire print – WooHoo!!! I’m sold!

  3. 4

    says

    How ironic! I have been looking for a “rooster” pattern for my BF and this is perfect. I’ve bookmarked her website and am sure I will be back. Thanks Judy.

  4. 5

    says

    Judy You have to quit finding these great things! These are absolutely wonderful!!! I think I like them better than the cats, lol. Like you, I think I have to have some of them. Thanks for the link!