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The Ruler Craze

This is all pretty new and exciting – I just have to share. Last night I attended a reception and received a couple awards.  The Red River Exhibition had one prize for one year only under the category – what … Continue reading

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My Canada

It’s a good thing we have deadlines. The night before I handed my quilt in for judging, I was still stitching the label on. You have been following the Canada 150 block party pieces my friends & I were collecting … 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

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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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Memories

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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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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Applying Art Principles to Quilting; Part 1 – Colour

I am not an expert in art. I even hesitate writing about it, knowing many of you are more artistic than I am. But I have tried to find art information specific to quilting. This post is to share my … Continue reading

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Small Idea; Big Job

This is the point I start to panic. It’s been all fun and games until now. Collecting patterns, buying fabrics, contacting friends (and kind strangers), making blocks. It was hard to stop. Just one more… Oh, this one is different… … Continue reading

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Zenties

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

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From Ugly to Prince Charming

I won a basket with some uglies… I bought some pre-cuts with uglies hidden in the center. I heard that if your fabric is still ugly, you just haven’t cut it small enough so I bought a pattern that called for … Continue reading

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