I said I would post pics of my 2007 Houston ribbon winners, so here is Dog Bone on the left and Globe Thistle on the right. Dog Bone won an Honorable Mention in the "Art-Abstract, Small" category sponsored by Benartex, Inc. Globe Thistle won Second Place in the "Art-Naturescapes" category sponsored by JWD at the International Quilt Festival. As a first time entrant in this show I was thrilled and honored to just be accepted. I did make the trip to Houston with two other local ribbon winners in 2007. It was amazing that the three of us who knew each other well all won ribbons. I think we were the only individuals from Wisconsin that ribboned in 2007. We had a great time, it was unreal seeing all the famous quilt artists with their quilts at the awards ceremony. If you ever get the chance to go to Houston, I would highly recommend you "just do it!"