Category Archives: 2017

Ruler Quilting 101 – Block 3

In Block 3 we will start using the Arc ruler. During the summer, when I was preparing for this series, I jotted down designs I liked and was surprised at how many used an arc pattern. So much so, that … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block Two

This week we are making Block Two of a Ruler Quilting Sampler quilt. It is not nearly as involved as Block 1 was.  Here are the particulars: RULER: 2 1/2″ Circle Ruler (finishes as 2″ circles) LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: 101, … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block One

Finally! The day is here and we can start to play! If you have not read my previous posts, review them for prep and set-up. This week we are making Block One of a Ruler Quilting Sampler quilt: Here are … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Prep and Set-up

In previous posts, I talked about the benefits of using rulers for quilting on a domestic machine, what some of your options are for grips, and I showed you the bag I made for storing my rulers. Next week, I … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

Hi everyone! Welcome back to my blog! Fall is in the air and leaves are starting to change colour. I love this time of year. But then again, I love every season. How was your summer? What kind of creative … Continue reading

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Ruler Grips and Storage

After 2 years of posting almost every week, I have decided to take the summer off. My life needs to get re-organized. Then there is travel, there is yard work, there are grandchildren to play with – and other fun … Continue reading

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My Canada

It’s a good thing we have deadlines. The night before I handed my quilt in for judging, I was still stitching the label on. You have been following the Canada 150 block party pieces my friends & I were collecting … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Stitching Conference

I was armed. Coffee, cookies and the Country Register by my side. 800 kilometers of Highway 16 ahead of me. It was tempting to go via Moose Jaw just to visit two of my favorite quilt stores, but I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Tesselation Twister

At long last I am revealing my most recent finish – Tesselation Twister. Tesselation is defined as a variety of geometric shapes, that are harmonious in nature but do not have any overlaps or repeats. It describes the quilting on … Continue reading

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Small Idea; Big Job

This is the point I start to panic. It’s been all fun and games until now. Collecting patterns, buying fabrics, contacting friends (and kind strangers), making blocks. It was hard to stop. Just one more… Oh, this one is different… … Continue reading

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