Category Archives: challenges

Goodbye Covid! Hello Summer!

How did June end up so busy? Maybe it was the luxury of NO commitments through the period of social isolation that suddenly made one appointment or one activity in a day feel busy. The next question is – how … Continue reading

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Manitoba Eye Spy

Our Province has a big birthday in May. Of course all celebrations have been postponed but fortunately, quilting does not break any physical distancing rules so I was able to work on my Manitoba 150 quilt. Here is the official … Continue reading

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Quilting Highlights – January

It’s been a month since my last post, and I no longer feel like I’m sinking. It was a productive month! So, my Temperature quilt is looking rather blue… I may be the ONLY person in Winnipeg wishing for colder … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Act

Out of necessity, 2020 will see changes to my blog. This is painful, coming off my best year yet – 43,000 views, almost 15,000 visitors, from 90 different countries. But I may have said ‘yes’ to just a few too many … Continue reading

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Cruising with Purpose

Have you considered, or maybe wondered about a Quilting Cruise? We arrived home – to snow, and temperatures below zero. That may be enough reason to go on a cruise. But there are so many more. Lets take a little … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, challenges, Inspirational, mini-quilts, travels, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Life’s a Beach

Ironic, that topic is. On a weekend that most Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving, it is looking more like Christmas. Roads were closed. School was cancelled, and the grandkids came to hang out with Grandma. They had fun making forts. Tea anyone? It turned … Continue reading

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Postcard Fabric Art -Winnipeg

Last year I was challenged to make a large 3-D postcard of my Hometown. It was so much fun that I decided to make a series, one for each city/place I have ever called HOME. That first one was an … Continue reading

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Ice: Friend & Foe

Ice. Apprehension. The two are always linked. Every spring starts the same. First, long cracks, then clear and cold water along the shorelines, often reflecting clouds above. Diamond crystals sparkle amid grime and grit left over from winter snow. So delicate, so beautiful. But … 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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It’s Show Time! Quilt Reflections 2018

This is an exciting week! It’s Quilt Show time! Consider this your personal invitation to come to Quilt Reflections 2018, a Quilt Show hosted by Manitoba Prairie Quilters (MPQ). You will not be disappointed.  While you are there, submit a … Continue reading

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