Category Archives: Canada 150

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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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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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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Seeing Red

I have fallen in love with the colour red. It wasn’t planned. The last red & white item I made during decades of crafts and custom sewing was a hounds tooth ‘blazer’ when I was in high school. Now that … Continue reading

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