Category Archives: Highlighting others

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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Alberta Two Step

I get by with a little help from my friends” Make that… “I get by with a lot of help from my friends.” A cowboy/girl boot quilt would not be my normal style, but at times like this you have … Continue reading

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Alice

Productive with a capital P. Organized with a capital O. And happy whenever I see her. Let me introduce you to my special friend Alice. At 91, I can only hope to have a fraction of her spirit when I … Continue reading

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Seminole Patchwork with Eva Veltkamp

My series of posts from Quilting on the Beach was interrupted by our local Quilt Show, but I have one more class to share with you. It was Seminole Patchwork taught by Eva Veltkamp. Do you think Seminole Patchwork will … Continue reading

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My Quilting Family

Quilt Reflections 2018 is history. What a wonderful show! In this post I want to highlight the work of people I quilt with every week. These are the people who have welcomed me into their circle and taught me so … Continue reading

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Quilting on the Beach 2018

Quilting is why we go. Getting away from snow, wind and temperatures of -25 is a bonus. DH comes with me. I tell him it is the perk of being married to a quilter. Planes. Carts. Snow blowers. Graders. Emergency … Continue reading

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Quilts that Talk; Quilts that Comfort

How do you best reflect the life of a person in a quilt when all you have are a select few pieced of apparel? Have you ever wondered what your clothes say about you? If someone was going to make … 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

Posted in 2017, Highlighting others, travels, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

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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Spring

Spring has finally arrived – I hope!. As I write this, the frogs who have taken up residence in the pond just under our bedroom window, are trying to sing me to sleep. As usual, I am trying to solve … Continue reading

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