Category Archives: Inspirational

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

Posted in 2020, Canada 150, challenges, Inspirational, my patterns, Skill Builders, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Temperature Quilt 2020

Canadian Prairie Folk are obsessed with weather. My grandfather’s diary goes back 100 years. I wish I could read all of it, but I’m sure it included the temperatures of that day. This was labeled Volume 2. I don’t know … Continue reading

Posted in Inspirational, my patterns, quilt along, super simple quilting, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

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

Verb Command Prompts

I am in need of a little breather, so for the next few weeks we will have posts that are lighter in nature. This time around, I am sharing a list of Verb Command Prompts. They are simple phrases used as inspiration … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, art, Inspirational, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Designing for Ruler Guided Quilting

This will be the last post before taking my annual summer break. I wanted to do a few posts on Ruler-Guided quilting, but life gets in the way of writing instructions, making samples, taking pictures and sitting in front of the computer. … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, FMQ, Highlighting others, Inspirational, ruler quilting, Skill Builders, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Assiniboine Circle Quilt Show

Have you ever found that your quilting inspiration has vanished? That question was asked by someone on one of my FB groups last week. This is a non-quilt show year for my guild – the Manitoba Prairie Quilters, but there are … Continue reading

Posted in Highlighting others, Inspirational, Quilt Shows, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Advent, Part 1

After two weeks of Advent, here is a sneak peak of my Inspirational Improv piece so far… It started with a piece of Indigo fabric dyed in the summer, with Advent in mind. The circles representing the candles were hand … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Inspirational, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Inspirational Improv

I love everything Christmas! Decorating. Buying gifts. Baking. Family. Santa. And yes, the Biblical Christmas story. We did not celebrate Advent when I was a child. My first exposure came when I was an adult and they started to light … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Inspirational, Uncategorized | 2 Comments