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The 2019 31 Day Blog Writing Challenge – Day 2

The 2019 31 Day Blog Writing Challenge – Day 2

Day 2 suggested prompt is sewing space but I am going to skip that for now as I have plans to move furniture and purge stuff next weekend so will do a post once this is done. For today I am going to use the prompt for day three – Machine!  So admit it as a quilter you...

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The 2019 31 Day Blog Writing Challenge – Day 1

The 2019 31 Day Blog Writing Challenge – Day 1

I have been following Cheryl Sleboda on social media for a while now and really admire her. One of her recent post was for “The 2019 31 Day Blog Writing Challenge!” and decided to take part. I have been slowly working on updating my website with the new site launching...

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Evelyn’s Pretty in Pink Quilt

Evelyn’s Pretty in Pink Quilt

I was so excited when I found out that Lucy and Tim were expecting a girl and a little birdie called Elizabeth told me the nursery colors  were gray, soft pink and sheep themed. So I got busy with Art and Stitch and my Accuquilt Go Big to cut out and digitize the...

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Wyatt’s Adventure Be Brave quilt

Wyatt’s Adventure Be Brave quilt

As soon as I heard that our cousin Elizabeth and her hubby KB was having a boy, I went into baby boy quilt design mode. I was lucky that Liz had set up a few Pinterest boards where I could go look for inspiration. Here are a few of her pins: [gallery columns="5"...

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Cara’s Baby Shower Quilt – first finish for 2015!

Cara’s Baby Shower Quilt – first finish for 2015!

During the last week of 2014, I  had some time off from work and I spent lots of time in my studio mostly working on a quilt for my friend Cara. Cara has been on the journey for adoption for a while now and at Thanksgiving her dream came true when Baby Logan made her...

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Tension Tips!

Starting a series of Tuesday tips where I find useful videos on quilting that I find very interesting and provide practice tips for quilting issues. I am sharing two tonight the first from the wonderful Jamie Wallen on tension and also wonderful video from Shelly...

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A dream is coming true…………

I have been planning for a while to set my sewing studio space up to teach some classes in Art and Stitch and my first class is going to happen this weekend when I teach a " A Weekend of Art and Stitch Fun". The class will start on Friday night and go until Sunday...

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Using Art and Stitch with my Cameo Silhouette

Using Art and Stitch with my Cameo Silhouette

As promised in my first post in the Art and Stitch series my next post would explain what I did to create this applique star   The original art work for this design started out as this AI file: and the first step was to use "Import Vector Art" on the Art work...

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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...

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