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Museum visits in Virginia
By Irene on October 21, 2014
Follow me Jen sent me an email detailing a few quilt museums and their exhibits open this year. There were 3 in Virginia. I visited the one in Harrisonburg last weekend and which I blogged previously. So this weekend the..
Day 2 shop hop
By Irene on October 15, 2014
Follow me Saturday was another rainy day but that wasn’t going to stop me. I’m now actually enjoying driving. My first stop today was Kelly Ann’s in Warrenton. This wasn’t part of the shop hop. I follow the shop in..
My first US post
By Irene on October 13, 2014
Follow me I know….I know….I promised to blog every week while I’m here on my 3 month “sabbatical”! But you know how things go…..whereas I thought I would have lots of spare time – well… things just don’t work out..
One more post before I leave
By Irene on September 14, 2014
Follow me Yes…. my bags are packed and ready. I leave on Wednesday 17th for Charlottesville – can’t wait. I’m hoping to have lots of time to blog. I will continue working at my day job and hope to travel..
What have I been up to?
By Irene on August 17, 2014
Follow me This is a photo-heavy post – lots of photos of my newest quilt. Well….I’m taking a break from designing. I had to complete a LOT of quilts for a new project and my brain hurts…..so I’ve decided..
Treehouse Textiles new shop
By Irene on July 26, 2014
Follow me I drove all the way to Mornington today to attend Treehouse Textiles open day – and I’m so glad I did – wouldn’t have missed it!! 2 friends were supposed to come with me but they both were..
Retreat and more…………
By Irene on July 17, 2014
Follow me I’ve just been back from my annual retreat with my quilting buds. Its ALWAYS fun to catch up with friends and of course there’s nothing better than spending a whole weekend sitting, sewing, eating, talking, laughing, eating some..
By Irene on June 8, 2014
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..
Blackwork – Embroidery
By Irene on May 26, 2014
Follow me Veronica came into Patch n Quilt when i was teaching there on Saturday to show Mary her blackwork embroidery. So glad that Mary brought it into the classroom to show us. The photos that I took did not..
New Pattern Release
By Irene on May 24, 2014
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..