Category Archives: 2017

Summer Holidays

I feel like I dangled a carrot in front of you, and now I’m taking it away. Not really, just making you wait. After 2 years of posting almost every week, I have decided to take the summer off. My … 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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Volume 3 of Our Quilting was in my Christmas stocking last year. Lots of inspiration in this magazine, but the first one to capture my attention was an article on Zenties. Don’t feel bad if you have never heard of … Continue reading

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From Ugly to Prince Charming

I won a basket with some uglies… I bought some pre-cuts with uglies hidden in the center. I heard that if your fabric is still ugly, you just haven’t cut it small enough so I bought a pattern that called for … Continue reading

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Around the Block Again

This week I finished some of the best patterns of Northcott’s Around the Block Party. Let’s start with one that was a top design winner – All Around Canada from Along Came Quilting in Calgary. Fortunately for me, the pieces were laser … Continue reading

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The Party Continues

Ken’s Kitchen has been sending recipes, but it has been awhile since I posted any. This seems like a great time to give you a couple. After all, what is a party without food? Dear hubby got a cast iron … Continue reading

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TransCanada Block Party

I am having a blast with Northcott’s TransCanada Block Party! Last week I showed you the first 4 blocks I made. This week I have a few more. This first one is a barn that comes from Pleasant Valley Quilting … Continue reading

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