Category Archives: Scraps

Cats & Kids

Twelve days with the grandchildren and I am just catching up. It was (almost) all fun and games. Both weekends were spent at the cottage and at the last minute I decided to throw together a quickie quilt. I have … Continue reading

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Summer Snowballs

Last week it was still winter. The ice was melting. Crystals of ice sang to each other and to us, as they gently swayed in the breeze and nudged each other along the shoreline. Occasionally there was a bang as … 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

Posted in 2018, art, quilted postcards, Scraps, Uncategorized | 17 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

Posted in 2017, Canada 150, Highlighting others, Scraps, Uncategorized | 5 Comments


I must be getting old and sentimental. My preference is to dream, plan, and do. But this post looks back. Quilter’s often share books and magazines, which I pick up to read while I am on the treadmill, in the … Continue reading

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Volume 3 of Our Quilting was in my Christmas stocking last year. Lots of inspiration in this magazine, but the first one to capture my attention was an article on Zenties. Don’t feel bad if you have never heard of … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, mini-quilts, Scraps, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Tina & I on retreat

This week I hung up the paint brushes, tile cutters and anything else construction related. It was bonding time with Tina (my sewing machine at the lake). Before we get to quilting, here is the vanity I was working on. … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Reclaimed and Repurposed, Scraps, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Your Turn to Vote

July’s theme for the 1 Million Mile Postcard Challenge is ‘Go Modern.’ I am already on my 4th rendition of a design. Why is this one so difficult? Because I want it simple but still interesting. Do you want to … Continue reading

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Scrap Saving System (AKA ScrapTherapy)

Remember to register for the 1 Million Mile Quilted Postcard Challenge!  You have until January 15th to send me a comment and let me know YOU want a postcard.  The theme for January is ‘TODAY’ ***************** The end of one … Continue reading

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