My three girlfriends and I have booked a guided tour of Ireland which includes three days at the International Quilt Festival 2013 in Ireland. We are all so excited and I can hardly wait for June. I have never been in Europe and one friend and I are looking into staying a few extra days in London. She has been there a few times and thinks I would love seeing the city. My relatives on my mom's side came to Canada in 1850; her maiden name was Kirkpatrick so I can officially wear the button…Continue
We have arrived home from our holiday, which included a visit to the 36th annual quilt show in Sister's, Oregon. The show was fantastic; if you have never gone to it, you need to do so. My girlfriend and I arrived at 8:30 am and left at 5:30 pm. We did not get to see all the 1300 quilts on display around town everywhere. Most businesses had one or two inside and they hung on every building in every spot possible. Some of the buildings are two storeys high and the quilts were hung way up…Continue
Some time ago I stumbled across a quilt design contest on the McCall's website. I entered a picture of the sport time quilt I made for my grandson, Kyle, for Christmas 2010. Surprise, it was accepted.
I invite you to look at My Pictures on this site and see the quilt and go to
to vote for my quilt, Kyle's Sport Time…Continue
It was fun to actually meet someone in person. We live about a two hour drive apart but I go to the city for medical appointments so we have agreed to meet again. I had told her I would have a yellow rose in my hair so here I was sitting in White Spot waving a yellow rose. There were a few funny looks and the waitress thought it was a great way of telling someone who you were. Anyway, Dianne had her little girl with her and my DH and I both agreed she was a cutie. She was a little shy at…Continue