Category Archives: super simple quilting

Learning at Sea

When you take classes on a quilting cruise, you not only have a very pleasant working environment, you are also learning from the best. At least, that has been my experience. This cruise had 4 teachers; each teaching a variety … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 201 – Start Stitching

Starting can be scary. But I had a plan, I had rulers, I had a sandwich I liked, and I had thread. Recently I attended a class where a teacher suggested using 7 threads – 3 matching the colours in … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 201 – The Design Process

It started right. A large sheet of paper on the floor, with the blocks marked. Do you have any idea what cats do with large sheets of paper? It goes something like this… The next step was to put the … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 201 – Super Simple Bed Runner

For the next few weeks I will build on all of my previous Ruler Quilting post. RQ 101 was about using one ruler for a variety of designs. RQ 201 is the reverse; Several rulers, one design. You might even … Continue reading

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The very basics – Curved Ruler Quilting

This week we continue Ruler Guided quilting exercises for the Arc Ruler. This is geared towards anyone who is just starting, or interested in exploring ruler guided quilting. Here are the four exercises I will cover: Once again, I would … Continue reading

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The very basics – Straight line Ruler Quilting

I promised you some Ruler Quilting, and it starts today. Previously, I had posts about why you might want to quilt with rulers, what to look for in rulers, preparation & set-up, and even designing with rulers. Then, I did a series … Continue reading

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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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Super Simple Quilted Pillowcases

My friend Lise is responsible for my diversion this week. She asked for an item that used to be my bestseller when I did craft shows – in purple. I will not tell you what that item is (it is a … Continue reading

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Placemats for Spring

 Countdown to Grand Give Away 2016 – 7 weeks. ******************* 1 Million Mile Quilted Postcard Challenge update: The theme for April is “Work of My Hands”. April cards are about handwork. Dust off your old needle/threads and make a stitch or two on … Continue reading

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