Monday, 19 March 2012

Member Profile: Meet Laura!

Laura's Favorite Quilt: Quaking Aspens at Dawn

The basics
Name:  Laura                            

Hometown:  Dublin

Current Home:   Clonee

Pets:  Would love to have a dog, but gone too long during the day to have one now.

Laura's Diamond Dazzler

The details
What is your day job?  Administrator

What is your current dream job?  Quilt shop owner

What is your favourite time waster?  Reading quilt blogs

Covet Thy Neighbor's Fabric

What are you working on now?  I just did a class on Kalaidescope quilts, so I have one of those.  Also have an appliqué wallhanging that I’m quilting and also have a small 16 block wallhanging that I’m doing too.

What do you want to be working on right now?  Exactly what I’m doing now.

Do you have other hobbies beyond quilting?  Travel, photography, gardening, reading.

What is your strongest positive personality trait?  Loyalty

What is your greatest fear (nothing morbid or spooky…in a lighter sense)?  Running out of fabric, but that’s never going to happen in my lifetime – stash is too big!

What started you quilting?  Went to Keepsake Quilting in the US and bought the fabric to make a quilt.  Signed up for classes.  That was in 1997 and I haven’t stopped since!


Laura's first quilt: Zach's Quilt

A Quick-fire Round….What is your Favourite
place to holiday:  USA

movie:  don’t have one

food:  pasta or fish

book:  don’t have one

band/song:  Dixie Chicks or Alisson Krauss

Hen Party

colour:  Too many to choose

saying:  Just do it.

fabric line:   Moda

sewing tool:   Bernina sewing machine

completed sewing project:   Quaking Aspens at Dawn – quilt I entered in Birmingham last year


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