Monthly Archives: August 2016

August Reveal – ‘Go Vintage’

A challenge is not a challenge if its too easy. This month the postcards were a challenge in more ways than one. The theme for the 1 million mile postcard challenge was ‘Go Vintage’. This time I had too many … Continue reading

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The Mad Scientist, Episode 3

Organic plant dyes are not predictable.That’s what makes them interesting. In experiment 1 and 2, we got some blues /purples, a very pretty yellow and lots of brown – apparently nature’s favorite colour. This time I was looking for red and … Continue reading

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Tina & I on retreat

This week I hung up the paint brushes, tile cutters and anything else construction related. It was bonding time with Tina (my sewing machine at the lake). Before we get to quilting, here is the vanity I was working on. … Continue reading

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Lil’ Twister

The bathroom reno is almost done. In the last 2 months I haven’t done very much quilting but during the renovation process we removed a closet in order to make the bathroom bigger. Guess what I found. A UFO. A bag … Continue reading

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Q & A – 1 Million Mile Challenge

What an awesome month July was for our 1 million mile Quilted Postcard Challenge .We partnered with Sheila’s Quilt World and combined our 1 Million Mile challenge with her postcard swap. So how far did we go? An amazing 133,500 … Continue reading

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