Category Archives: travels

Mount Kilauea & lonely trees

Works in progress (WIP). It’s all about the journey, right? And memories created in the process. This week’s post is about two WIPs – totally unrelated, and yet they feel connected. One goes back 2 years. At the time I … Continue reading

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Ken’s Kitchen

This week I am visiting beautiful British Columbia. Of course I will be stitching circles. I might even find a quilt store (fingers crossed). But in lieu of anything new in my quilting world, I will post some recipes from … 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

Posted in 2018, Highlighting others, travels, Uncategorized | Tagged | 3 Comments

Indigo Dyeing with Donna Fear

This class was a last minute add to my week of Quilting on the Beach. Somehow, I just knew it would be something special. Maybe too special. I can become obsessed and easily sidetracked by something fun. And this was … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, fabric dyeing, mad scientist, travels, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Hawaiian Applique with Barbara Bieraugel

After the Hexi quilt (my oldest UFO) … after the Circle Game … a bed size Hawaiian quilt  may be my next hand project. This class was my training, and the project I will be doing will be my practice piece. … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, hand piecing, travels, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Leaf Design with Ann Shaw

My first class at Quilting on the Beach was a 2 day design class. If you like puzzles, you would have enjoyed this class. We were asked to bring an enlarged photograph of a leaf. Not being able to decide, … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, art, travels, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Big Island Shop Hop 2018

6:30 seems too early to be somewhere when you are on holidays. Except maybe for a shop hop. Two buses, almost 50 quilters, six quilt shops and 10 hours. It was a big day.  Each store had one part of … 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

Posted in 2018, Highlighting others, travels, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

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

Cruising

This week I want to extend a warm welcome to the new friends I met and made on the recent quilting cruise. It was a special time. Since coming home I have been anxious to finish the log cabin quilt … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Highlighting others, mad scientist, recipes, travels, Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments