Pokey and I on set for my segment on painted batting. My episode is going to be 213, the last one of the season.
The Quilting Arts staff are a health concious crew. Helen Gregory (editor) and Pokey are taking a break in the green room getting their antioxidents.
When I got to the studio Shelly Stokes from Cedar Canyon Textiles was getting ready to head out the door. I hung out with Jane Davila on Monday afternoon and we watched Pokey change in and out of clothes and tape short segments for the different episodes. I can't believe I didn't get a picture of Jane while she was there. Heidi Lund had been there briefly Monday morning before I arrived.
Claire Fenton, Rayna Gillman and I had a great Lebanese dinner, it was fun catching up it had been way too long since our last time together in Houston several years ago.
Rayna and Claire stopped by on their way to the airport tuesday morning, they just couldn't stay away.
Katie Pasquini Masopust flew in, taped her episode and left while I was upstairs in the studios taping something else, I never even saw her. I think she was hoping to avoid weather problems and got out while she could. The midwest got hit with a big storm later in the evening with high winds and blizzard like conditions.
Tina Givens came on tuesday afternoon. Tina has just designed her first line of fabric for Westminster.
Things were busy with people coming, unpacking, taping, packing up again and heading out. It is amazing how much is accomplished in such a short amount of time. Everyone over at Beechwood studios are great to work with, they really help you to feel at ease. The show is really coming together, the segments for the second season are longer with lots of interesting guests, I think it is going to be great.
You can read Pokey's latest on the QATV show taping on the Quilting Arts blog.