Wool batting – new sample

Another new sample, this time using 100% Tuscany Wool by Hobbs.  The fabric is silk Dupioni and the thread is Wonderfil Rayon, 40 weight.  I used a deep burgundy to quilt the feather and a color close to…

Garryvoe Hotel in Castlemartyr, Cork

I stayed at the lovely Garryvoe Hotel in Castlemartyr.  I had a room with a view.  A lovely view, actually, of the beach right across the street. Here are a few photos I took the day I went for…

Wednesday Quote

It seems keeping company with stones is Keeping company with eternity From such a distant place That still resides in me. We hear it in silence. We feel it in stones….. And you release it in this gathering…

Quilting Arts Magazine June/July 2014

It’s almost here … The new Quilting Arts Magazine for June/July 2014 will be in stores tomorrow, Tuesday May 27th.  I have not received my copy yet, so I have not seen the article I contributed for it,…

Beaches and Rocks

A happy belated Thanksgiving to all of you.  I had a very wonderful deconstructed turkey meal that my son Ale cooked for us on Saturday.  I had a house full of guests, lovely turkey smells throughout the house…