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Missing in action!
By Irene on September 25, 2012
Follow me Well…….. it’s been a while!! Somehow despite me making a promise to myself that I’d post more often, life does tend to get in the way. Not that I haven’t been doing any quilty things, but……….sometimes time just..
By Irene on August 12, 2012
Follow me For those of you who have been asking, here is my latest quilt. ..
By Irene on August 10, 2012
Follow me Have you seen the latest issue of Homespun? My quilt Stonehouse Baskets is a project in this issue – No. 111 Vol 13 No. 8. Catherine Sanchez got in touch with me last year and asked if I’d..
Sewing Day at Andrea’s
By Irene on August 9, 2012
Follow me I spent another happy day with Andrea and a group of her friends, teaching them the easy way of doing a clamshell quilt. We had 9 ladies all fired up to start. It was fun to see the..
Class at Patch n Quilt
By Irene on August 4, 2012
Follow me Taught a class of lovely ladies at Patch n Quilt today – 4 women doing clamshells and 3 doing needleturn appliqué using my Blooming Springtime patterns. I don’t really have a pattern for clamshells – I just show..
I love teaching!
By Irene on July 20, 2012
Follow me I had some fun – and exciting – email a couple of days ago with the lovely Kim Goatcher from Jukejema. We had been talking about me teaching there but as I live inMelbourne and her shop is..
By Irene on July 15, 2012
Follow me The start of a new quilt is always exciting for me. I draft the pattern, then redraft it, then re-work it, then re-design it …….. you get the picture! When I’m finally happy with the rough draft, I..
Botanika class at Millrose Cottage
By Irene on July 14, 2012
Follow me Had my second Botanika class at Millrose Cottage. This is a 9 block quilt with sashing and viney border. I had made this quilt quite a few years ago based on postcards with leaf drawings. When I completed..
Quilt Retreat and other things……
By Irene on July 12, 2012
Follow me Don’t you just love quilting retreats? The preparation that went on before is such that one would think I was spending a week there! But you never know…… I may get tired of one project and want..
Catching up and new patterns
By Irene on July 1, 2012
Follow me Long time no post!! Its now been 8 weeks since Margaret and I got back from the US and I think I’ve only just stopping “running”!! So much to catch up on. I finally finished Auntie Green’s Garden,..