Well, I am lucky to live in the Houston area (except for the weather) and get to attend the "Big show" every year. I went to MQX last year in Iowa and was horribly disappointed. I specifically went to be able to get into some classes as I was a brand new Millie owner and wanted to learn from a few of the teachers there. I was shocked at how during class the teachers would have friends come in and talk with them, the same people seemed to get all of the attention as they were "groupies" or something of the teacher. I will not go back.
Also, my friend, a very good quilter, entered a q