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February is here which means …………..

February is here which means …………..

...... I will heading to Austin, Texas for QuiltCon. I am so excited on so many levels, the first being it is my first trip to Texas  also exited for the workshops I am signed up for and the day of lectures on Saturday.  I cannot wait to check out the quilts that will...

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Christmas holiday sewing lessons

Christmas holiday sewing lessons

I made a very last minute decision to head home to Cork for Christmas and got to spend some real quality time with Aoife, Aislinn, Eimear and Shane.  I brought my little Janome sewing machine in my overhead suitcase and all four of us has some fun times learning to...

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Know Thy Machine

Know Thy Machine

I am so exited to be part of the  Know thy Machine blog hop  for Shruit at 13woodhouseroad.com, I have been a follower of her blog for a while and enjoy following her quilting journey and also getting an insight into a little about her life in India. When she...

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Art and Stitch Version 2 is live!

It has been with great patience and excitement I have been waiting for a email from Loes and Theo to say that Art and Stitch Version 2 was ready to download. That email arrived today  and it is with great pleasure I can share the following screen shot of the Designer...

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QuiltCon Block Challange

QuiltCon, the inaugural conference and show by The Modern Quilt Guild will be held in Austin, Texas next February.  As a way to give back to the Austin community we were challenged  to use the colors of the QuiltCon logo to make a quilt block that reflects what modern...

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More Quilts for the Modern Quilt Guild

More Quilts for the Modern Quilt Guild

When I went to my second meeting of the Bay Area Quilt Guild, the moment I saw Amanda's quilts she was donating to charity program I knew I had the right designs to quilt them so I went home with them. Here they are on my frame:     And then they hung out on...

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Quilts for the Modern Quilt Guild Charity Program

Quilts for the Modern Quilt Guild Charity Program

A few month ago I joined the Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild and have enjoyed the experience so far. The  Guild is working on quilts for donation to Project Night Night and at my first meeting I decided to take two of the quilts home to quilt. Here is what I decided to...

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I just love the spirit of giving that Quilters have

My wonderful quilting friend Therarica put out a birthday wish for her 50 th Birthday,  the wish was to get enough quilts to denote to the Central Children's Home  near where she lived. The request went out to her quilting buddies and the quilts started rolling in. My...

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Every quilt has a story

Every quilt has a story

I truly believe that every  quilt has a story and here is the story of one wonky log cabin called Night Gallery. So in March 2011 I  decided to go with a wonky log cabin for my 2011 Roland McDonald House Quilt Challenge quilt, I read this Wonky log cabin tutorial  and...

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