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Making Peace with the Moon

My first quilt of 2018 was a challenge quilt due in March. The challenge was to make a Christmas wall quilt which included a piece of white frosted fabric, and a button. When I came across the Peace Moon pattern … Continue reading

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Hometown: Love, Saskatchewan

Think of your home town. How would you describe it? Better still, how would you depict it on a Postcard of Fibre Art (PFA)? I belong to a PFA group on FB that threw out a Hometown Challenge. The challenge … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Where did it go? Seems like my summer holiday from blogging extended well into fall. I did very little quilting this summer. Instead, I was busy converting a neglected rec room/bedroom/bathroom into a quilting studio. The goal was to paint … Continue reading

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K.I.S.S. Quilting

We have all heard about the K.I.S.S. principle. It’s what I decided to do with a kit I had purchased called Easy Summer Fun by Viv Smith of Willow Brook Quilts. Easy Summer Fun was already a simple beginner quilt. … Continue reading

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A Lession in FMQ

“Be kind to yourself” she said. Good advice. She, being one of the best teachers around, and the best Free Motion Quilter (FMQ) I know. FMQ has been the most difficult things for me to conquer in my sewing life. … Continue reading

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Alberta Two Step

I get by with a little help from my friends” Make that… “I get by with a lot of help from my friends.” A cowboy/girl boot quilt would not be my normal style, but at times like this you have … Continue reading

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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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Alice

Productive with a capital P. Organized with a capital O. And happy whenever I see her. Let me introduce you to my special friend Alice. At 91, I can only hope to have a fraction of her spirit when I … 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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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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