Tomomi McElwee's Profile

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Hi, I'm Tomomi, living in Ireland for over 15 years with my lovely Irish husband and a wonderful daughter.

Originally from Japan but happily stuck in the Irish country side, surrounded by long green grassy field.

I used to sew in my school days then study took over just like any typical Japanese kid.
Then I re-started sewing after my daughter's birth and I love it!

I make mainly patchwork - quilts and things combined with patchwork. So far I made a lot of quilt for my family and won several medals in shows in Ireland.

At the same time I started developing love for the Japanese traditional designs and sewing craft. They are very satisfying but little bit dull colour under dull Irish sky (not always). Naturally I started putting…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 24
  • Joined January 31, 2012

Favorite materials

cotton, linen, paper, wool, anything natural

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SlaneyHandCraft
Handmade quilts and cotton fabric supply...

About

Hi, I'm Tomomi, living in Ireland for over 15 years with my lovely Irish husband and a wonderful daughter.

Originally from Japan but happily stuck in the Irish country side, surrounded by long green grassy field.

I used to sew in my school days then study took over just like any typical Japanese kid.
Then I re-started sewing after my daughter's birth and I love it!

I make mainly patchwork - quilts and things combined with patchwork. So far I made a lot of quilt for my family and won several medals in shows in Ireland.

At the same time I started developing love for the Japanese traditional designs and sewing craft. They are very satisfying but little bit dull colour under dull Irish sky (not always). Naturally I started putting them together. Japanese influence on Western quilts and Western influence on Japanese needle craft.

Come and have a look my quilts on my facebook page here.
www.facebook.com/Slaneyhandcraft.
Now blogging here!
http://slaneyhandcraft.wordpress.com/

I keep exploring new technique and new stuff all the time because there is no end!

I hope you find something you like in my shop.

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