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Fun Quilt Exhibition

There is a quilt exhibition currently on in St. Patrick’s Hospital in Dublin through June 23, run by Modern Quilters Ireland (MQI). The official opening is next week on June 6. I’ve seen photos and I must say it truly … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sunburst

This quilt represents a huge breakthrough for me. Paula Rafferty designed this for a class I am taking with her, it is the middle block of an extremely large sampler quilt. I decided that I wanted to make it for … Continue reading

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American Vision Quilts

I finished my American Vision quilts today. These are two quilts that I started on the day Trump was elected. I was very surprised by the turn of events, as I had not been paying very close attention to the … Continue reading

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Morsbags

I discovered Morsbags from a magazine I picked up at the Birmingham Quilts Festival. I read an interview with the lady who founded Morsbags years ago in the UK. She created Morsbags as an organized way to replace plastic bags … Continue reading

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Christmas Bee Quilt

In 2015 I took part in a quilting bee, where every month you make two blocks for one of twelve quilters. The “queen bee” gets to dictate the block types each month. I was lucky enough to be queen in … Continue reading

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Rainbow Quilts

I have 3 quilts currently on exhibition at the River of Dreams Quilt show. They are based on the 7 colors of the rainbow. I made a stack of half square triangles per color which I used as the building … Continue reading

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My Big Hoot

I’ve entered two pieces into the Birmingham Quilt Show inspired by the Big Hoot art exhibition that took place last summer in Birmingham. I don’t want to spoil the surprise, so I’m just going to tell you the back story … Continue reading

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3 Dear Jane Quilts

Paula Rafferty started an extremely ambitious project to do a set of 3 Dear Jane quilts on January 1 this year, what a way to start 2016! Paula asked for volunteers to sew the individual blocks, then sent fabric and … Continue reading

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Christmas Bee Blocks

Yes it is nearly May but I’ve just now finished my Christmas Bee Blocks. It’s fine, they are for me to make into a quilt since I was “Queen Bee” in December! No apology necessary. What I decided to do … Continue reading

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Ready for Delivery

All five of my quilts are done and just about ready for delivery. I’ve learned a lot making these quilts, and I’m very pleased to have meaningful gifts to give to my family and friends. Each quilt has a matching … Continue reading

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