Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles is a collection of individually owned "shops" under one roof, a huge old wooden warehouse with soaring ceilings. It was a cool site, even if there was no air conditioning :)
We had gotten our tickets online and it included a really tasty lunch. The show was very small, and there were only a few vendors; but--having no real expectations, we enjoyed ourselves. Latifah Saafir, founder of the LA Modern Quilt Guild, gave a talk and showed some of her quilts. Before I realized who she was, I had already found displayed my favorite modern quilt of the show--Convergence--which was one of hers.
But my favorite amateur entry was No. 13:
Here is her reaction. I have to agree that the show needs more participants and vendors, but it's a start. Maybe next year my sister and I will send in entries. I've made another web album to share pictures from the show. Enjoy!
|LA Quilt Show 2014|