Category Archives: art

Making Peace with the Moon

My first quilt of 2018 was a challenge quilt due in March. The challenge was to make a Christmas wall quilt which included a piece of white frosted fabric, and a button. When I came across the Peace Moon pattern … Continue reading

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Hometown: Love, Saskatchewan

Think of your home town. How would you describe it? Better still, how would you depict it on a Postcard of Fibre Art (PFA)? I belong to a PFA group on FB that threw out a Hometown Challenge. The challenge … Continue reading

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A Lession in FMQ

“Be kind to yourself” she said. Good advice. She, being one of the best teachers around, and the best Free Motion Quilter (FMQ) I know. FMQ has been the most difficult things for me to conquer in my sewing life. … Continue reading

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Leaf Design with Ann Shaw

My first class at Quilting on the Beach was a 2 day design class. If you like puzzles, you would have enjoyed this class. We were asked to bring an enlarged photograph of a leaf. Not being able to decide, … Continue reading

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Postcard Fabric Art Play

One million miles did me in. At least until now. After making hundreds of postcards in 2016, and traveling 1 million miles around the globe with your help, I took a long break. I had forgotten how much fun they … Continue reading

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Set Sail

One more week before I get back to ruler quilting. And I promise, it will be the best block yet. Today’s post features an old UFO recently finished. It’s journey started 3 or 4 years ago with the stitch out … 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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Applying Art Principles to Quilting; Part 1 – Colour

I am not an expert in art. I even hesitate writing about it, knowing many of you are more artistic than I am. But I have tried to find art information specific to quilting. This post is to share my … Continue reading

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What’s Your Mood?

Here is my Mood Board. It has been ‘in my head’ for at least 2 summers as I clipped and collected pictures out of magazines. This week I thought we might take a break from the TransCanada Block Party and … Continue reading

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Art Exercises

Did you have a creative week? Were you artistic?  Is there a difference? I have always considered myself creative, but not artistic. It is something I have wanted to improve, so I made it one of my New Year’s Resolution … Continue reading

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