Category Archives: Melon Lime and Bitters

Onward in the USA…..

Follow me Next stop – Manchester, New Hampshire I was invited by The Quilters Gathering to run three workshops – two one day classes – Eva Grace and Melon, Lime and Bitters and a two day class – Confetti. I expected it to be cold in Manchester after Houston – but was pleasantly surprised to […]

Teaching in the US – yeah!!

Follow me I will be in the US in October and November 2015 running needleturn applique workshops.  All classes will include preparing your blocks using a light box – NO templates – as well as various methods of needleturn applique. I have now finalised my US teaching schedule and here it is: Houston Quilt Festival […]

We have some winners……..

Follow me My random number generator: came up with the following 5 winners: Sue Pascoe – shpascoe@bigpond.com Sheila – soaten@icloud.com Kerrie Peacock – xu15000@bigpond.net.au Kelly – kelley@sunporchquilts.com Audrey Wilson – audreycw123@gmail.com and a special prize goes to: Barb Mellon – how could I not send you a pattern with that surname? So please send me an email with your addresses […]

Launch Day

Follow me Two new quilt patterns were launched on Saturday 7 June 2014 at Patch n Quilt in Gisborne. Mary Kelly went all out and set out a gorgeous display of my two new quilts as well as some of my other quilts – so it was a sort-of Irene mini exhibition. That and  the yummy […]

New Pattern Release

Follow me I’ve just completed two new patterns: Melon, Lime and Bitters – This quilt is a really simple quilt with just one template – in two sizes.  But it looks oh….so…..sweet! Miz Kelly – Named after the famed “Mary Kelly”!  Another vase and flowers quilt – because I love them so much.  I chose […]

Weekends away…………

Follow me As usually I’ve been busy busy busy – both with meditation and quilting.  I spent the weekend of 12-13 October facilitating a meditation weekend at Clandulla.  Where’s that you say?  Well, I wish I’d asked more questions on where it actually was to prepare myself for the travel.  I thought it was in […]