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Traveling exhibits!

By on Jul 18, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

We are so excited to share with everyone the great news that two of the exhibits that were featured during National Quilt Week of Ireland are traveling to the US and will be on display at the Milwaukee Irish Festival, August 13-16th. The Irish Festival exhibit will include quilts from The Wild Atlantic Way exhibit that were featured at the Blasket Centre as well as...

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Introducing our friend & fellow quilter, Paula Rafferty

By on Jan 28, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

I recently had the pleasure of an interview with Limerick quilter, Paula Rafferty. We all that a story when it comes to how we got started quilting and we think it’s fun to chat with fellow quilters and learn about their quilt journey.     PB:  So Paula, tell us…how long have you been a quilter?  We’d love to hear about some of your early...

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Nikki Foley – The Sewing Shed

By on Dec 4, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

This weeks quilt shop owner doesn’t likely need an introduction…but I have to say I enjoyed interviewing her anyway!  So grab your cup of tea and cozy up for a read. P:  So Nikki, tell us how long you’ve owned your shop? N:  I have been selling fabric for about ten years now, but I actually moved into The Cutest little quilt shop in Ireland 4 years...

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Lynn Naughton – Seams Sew Simple

By on Nov 11, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

This week I’m visiting with Lynn Naughton, owner of Seams Sew Simple.  I got to meet Lynn in person just over a year ago at a guild meeting in Galway.  It’s been fun to follow along on Facebook to see what she’s up to! P: So Lynn, tell us about how you got started with sewing/patchwork? L:   Sewing has always been part of my life from a very young...

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The Blasket Centre

By on Nov 4, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

If you’re traveling to the Dingle Peninsula, you simply must plan a stop at the Blasket Centre.   With stunning views of the wild Atlantic coast and islands at the halfway point of the Slea Head Drive, The Blasket Centre is a fascinating heritage & cultural centre/museum honouring the unique community who lived on the remote Blasket Islands until...

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Getting to know Linda at Rags for Linda

By on Oct 28, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Ever wonder how a shop gets it’s name?  Did you assume that in Rags for Linda that Rags = Fabric?  You were wrong! This week I’m visiting with Linda McMulkin, owner of Rags for Linda, and she gives us the facts on where the name for her shop originates and much more about her business!   R is for Rebecca.          A is for Amy.      G is for Gemma. ...

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