Know thy Machine : Post # 28 : Leona

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Welcome to the 6th and final week of Know Thy Machine!

This week we have some awesome guests listed out for you all

Here's the list
On Monday, 26th November : Leona from Tír na nÓg Studio 
On Tuesday, 27th November : Melissa from Tension Issues
On Wednesday, 28th November : Janice from Better of Thread
On Thursday, 29th November, Sonalee from Creative Instincts
On Friday, 30th November, Carrie from Such Designs
 and finally on Saturday, 1st December, Shruti from 13 Woodhouse Road

I'm sure you're all going to have a wonderful time this week too! Sad that it will come to and end, but I know I'll have another blast some time soon! :)

Today's guest is Leona from Tír na nÓg Studio 

I really love the reason she named her business so...

"Tír na nÓg is a wonderful story from Irish mythology, it is a place of eternal youth and beauty where time stand still, no one grows old or gets sick, flowers bloom perpetually, there is no sorrow or pain and where love is eternal. I loved this story growing up and imagined Tír na nÓg to be like heaven. When in the creative process of making a quilt, I can get so engrossed that it does seem like time stands still and all the cares and troubles of the world are no longer present – my little slice of heaven on earth!"

Leona's quilting journey started 5 years ago when she went to local quilt store and was just awestruck with the quilts on the walls and the fabric, especially batik. Within a few days she had a new sewing machine, signed up for a beginners quilt class and her obsession with quilting took off. By the end of the 4 week quilt class she upgraded my sewing machine to one with more bells and whistles and before the first year was over she had her own long arm as she wanted to be able to create quilts from start to finish herself!

Hop over to her blog to read what she has to say about her machine...

Today's Question:

Have you made a cover for your machine? Tell us about it, did you use a pattern or made it yourself or just winged it!

Leave a comment with the answer ON THIS POST.

Winner will be drawn on Monday 3rd December  2012 at 10.00 am IST.


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