This baby corners like it’s on rails!

I have had my longarm machine since 2010 and over the years through use the rails wore down.  They actually got so bad that I started sanding them down to try to keep them smooth.  I recently changed my rails, well when I say “I” what I actually mean is my husband changed my rails.  Read More


Christmas Quilt

It’s rare that a quilter or longarm quilter will ever make a quilt for themselves. I’m sure lots of people will find this hard to believe but it’s true. I make quilts for friends, family and for customers but I almost feel guilty working on something for myself. Christmas 2016, I decided I wanted to Read More


Wide backings can be a scurge to longarmers

Don’t get me wrong, I love a great deal as much as the next quilter and I can understand the surge in people buying wide backings. Why wouldn’t  you? They are good value and with the added bonus of not having to piece your backings. I quilted a very large quilt for a customer that had Read More


Honestly!, this is their first quilt

My latest customer quilt was this adorable sampler quilt by Laura Dixon. She took a beginner quilting class in St Colmcille’s Adult Education, knocklyon by teacher Deirdre Carroll.  I think a lot of hard work went into this quilt and you can understand why Laura came to me to quilt it for her, as it is Read More


White on White

I recently finished this beautiful modern quilt for one of my favourite clients! Sandra Butler is a member of the Irish Patchwork Society and part of a sew group called the sew n sews. I love her positive attitude to quilting and life in general. She made this quilt for her daughter and I’m sure Read More