Name: Moira Byrne
Current Home: Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland…on east coast just 12 miles from Dublin City Centre, Bray was a popular Victorian Seaside resort but became a commuter town for Dublin quickly with waves of new houses up to the recent Celtic tiger crash.
Family: One husband and grown up (38 year old) son, three grand kids 18, 12,9 and one great grandchild
Pets: two bold dogs
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What is your day job? Environmental Awareness Officer with Wicklow County Council
What is your current dream job? What I have.
What did you want to be as a child? A doctor.
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What are you working on now? A quilt for my friend Ann. It’s an Amish Braid quilt made in Japanese
colourful fabrics and plum, with trapunto Japanese /Chinese characters.
What do you want to be working on right now? What I’m doing.
Do you have other hobbies beyond quilting? Reading, the internet, painting and drawing.
Do you play sports? Which ones?not a chance!
What is your strongest positive personality trait? I like people.
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What is your greatest fear? Not using all the fabric I have bought!
Is there anything in your past that would shock us (that you’re willing to share)? Not a chance!
What started you quilting? I always sewed..clothes, furnishings etc but I wanted to paint in fabric
A Quick-fire Round….What is your Favourite
place to holiday: Lucca in Italy
book: A House for Mr Biswas by V.S. Naipal
band/song: Sitting on the doc of the Bay, Ottis Reading, and my hubby’s Ukelele Group
colour: Anything from Mauve to Purple
saying: It’s easier to be forgiven than to get permission and Is binn an t-anlann an t-ochras (Hunger is the
fabric line: All of them
sewing tool: My sewing machine