A tribute to my Dad

I found this blog post that I wrote in September 2007 on my Blogger blog and thought it should be shared again. Lee Rowing Club My Dad has been involved in Lee Rowing Club, Cork City, Ireland since 1959. Rowing has always been part of my childhood memories from Saturdays and Sundays at the Club while Dad trained the crews, to making sandwiches on regatta days, to running up the banks of the Lee shouting ” Come on Lee” as the crews...

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Leapfrog quilt is all done!

Leapfrog quilt is all done!

With our recent move and other things keeping me from just sewing for fun, a few weeks ago I just NEEDED to make a quilt and finish it. I did a search on Pinterest and found this quilt Which lead me to this blog Project 12 Quilts and I am so happy I have found it as there are some really great quilts and I love that Janeen on the blog states ” hope is to “craft for a cause”; to give to others while doing something I...

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“Straight on ’til Morning” is finished

“Straight on ’til Morning” is finished

Oh the joy of another finish and I just love how it turned out and it is my entry for  Bloggers Quilt Festival, I have always loved reading all about the quilts and  this year decided to join  the fun for the first time. Larry decided  on the name “Straight on ’til Morning” from the following quote:  “Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning. ” ? J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan All the starts are paper pieced which I...

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50th Wedding Anniversary Quilt Gift

My parents in law celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in September and of course I had to make a quilt for them as a gift. I really liked how this turned out, here are some pictures:       This was the biggest quilt I have ever quilted myself it is 112×112.  

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