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107, 2017

All Quilts are Equal

By | July 1st, 2017|Apple Tree Crafts News|

And none are more equal than others. The QuiltFest exhibition was amazing. Thanks to everyone who brought in their wonderful work. I loved seeing the variety of design and colour made by both new and experienced quilters. So many people were inspired and maybe some will begin or return to patchwork themselves. Thank you also to all our visitors, we [...]

2805, 2017

And sew on

By | May 28th, 2017|Apple Tree Crafts News|

While in school I went to a dressmaking evening class and learnt how to make a dress and a kilt and continued to make clothes for myself and later for the children. This was very enjoyable and economical. Funnily enough recently my husband brought two boxes of baby clothes down from the attic to sort for Caitriona's baby and inside we found several [...]

405, 2017

Bits and Pieces

By | May 4th, 2017|Apple Tree Crafts News|

First of all a very big "thank you" to all who attended the patchwork retreat in Glendalough. It was great fun and I really enjoyed it. It was great meeting new and old friends, you were all so lovely and got on very well together. Some people made the same quilt but they all had their own personalities. We would love to see the finished [...]

1204, 2017

Lets start at the beginning, it’s a very good place to start

By | April 12th, 2017|Apple Tree Crafts News|

As far back as I can remember I have sewn. As children my friend and myself used to rummage in a remnant box in a local junk shop for fabric scraps to make doll's clothes. I had a love of fabric then - the feel of it, the colour, and what it could become. I have no idea what else was in that shop [...]

2103, 2017

My First Blog Post…Ever!

By | March 21st, 2017|Apple Tree Crafts News|

Welcome to my first blog post. Here is where I will attempt to tell you how I experience creativity. As I'm writing and also making things, a lot of memories come up. So I'd like to share some of them with you and also some ideas about what's coming next in terms of my creative endeavours, as they are happening. As the name of [...]