Monday, March 21, 2011

The Year Of the Craft

For those of you living in the west of Ireland, this may be of interest to you.  2011 is the Year of the Craft, and to celebrate the National University of Ireland Galway will be hosting an evening lecture by Veronica Stuart, lacemaker.  She will be at The View upstairs in Áras na Mac Léínn, on Monday March 28 at 7.15pm. 

For more information, you can refer to this brief article in the Galway Advertiser:

Quilting update for me: I am about half way finished with the sashing on my sampler quilt blocks. I absolutely love to add sashing - it is so simple and clean without points or seams to match. In the end, your block is larger and tidier and you begin a new stage in imagining what your final quilt will look like. I will be able to finish off the rest of the sashing tomorrow night and will start joining blocks and rows together by Wednesday.  Could I have a finished quilt top by the end of this week? It is entirely possible.

I do not have a photo to share of my progress today, so as a piece of (hopeful) eye candy,  here is a photo of a recently completed quilt that is still making me happy. It was a birthday gift for my Mom.


Susan said...

Very lucky mom! What a beauty that is. :)

Sandy H said...

I "pinned" your quilt pic on to my quilt inspiration board. Love it!

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