Southern New Mexico Festival of Quilts.

The blog has had a rest. Slower internet and indeed a lack of time is the main reason. Last week, after 3 wonderful days of R&R in NY, I flew into El Paso to be greeted by my Best Buddy Lisa. I left the green of Ireland and in a few days was transported to…

A visit to the City Quilter New York.

Sunshine, the noise of the city, bright orange taxis, my favorite camera store and my sneakers flew down the streets of NY. Destination  - the  City Quilter. It's a lovely store with lots to offer the quilt enthusiast. I was eager to see the fabric designs used in the exhibition in the previous blog. I really…

The City Quilter Gallery.

Michael Cummings Bright, colorful, brash and provocative at times, Michael Cummins work captures the spirit of Textile art as an ‘Art’ medium.I was moved by his ability to present his interpretations with thread and fabric.These are truly ‘Stories in cloth’.

Goodbye New York

Times Square. Where did that name originate? In 1904 the New York Times lobbied to get the formerly "Longacre Square" renamed to Times Square after the NY Times building that was there. They celebrated the name change with a large New Year's Eve celebration — and a tradition was born.  It's a unique place. Exciting,…

Quilts at Grand Central Station.

I found out that there was a quilt exhibition at Grand Central Station. Images at this site Of course I decided to take a look. I've never been to Grand Central station before so it was a surprise when I finally got there and was able to walk the arcades. It is really beautiful. Long…

Grand Central Centennial Quilts.

Forgive me for not editing all of these photos, it takes such a long time and I figure you could work them out for yourselves.I have added the images taken with my large camera and then the names of the makers have been unedited and place on file. Oh, I thought…

I found Fabric in New York.

  I have added a gallery of photos on this site. I wrote a long blog this morning and left it to the to add photos in another format and when I returned it was gone !!!! Grrr. So here I go again. People have mixed feelings about New York. Some of my friends on…

Avoca Woolen Mills.

Goodness, its been 3 days since I had a chance to sit at the computer and write.Yesterday we visited the Avoca Woolen Mills. I’ve been there a number of times before, and this is the place I need to buy things from to take home.I love the colors, designs and everything about their products.Set in…