Fox and Geese

You have to see this clever use of a Fox and Geese block, by my blog friend Tomomi McElwee. Please leave comments for her at her blog. I love the way she showed us ways the block looks different depending on value and orientation, and how she used it in this beautiful and clever quilt. Take a look!

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The storm Brian came over Ireland and I couldn’t go to Wicklow Patchwork Group’s meeting and workshop after that on last Saturday. Luckily the workshop was on Sunday as well and storm went without much incidents and I attended the workshop.

The workshop was run by Emer Fahy who is teaching quilt making many years and textile expert especially history. I know of her a long time but since we live a bit far away from each other, I never attended any teaching occasion she had until last year. It was Irish crazy patchwork made with tweed mainly and I haven’t finished hand embroidery bit yet. Anyway she knows so much of so many things and wonderful to just listen her talking. A few people had antique quilts and Emer could tell which era those fabrics were made or which traditional style and history behind it.

This time, the theme…

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