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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

Posted in 2019, art, Classes, FMQ, Highlighting others, Skill Builders, super simple quilting, travels, Uncategorized, WIP | 6 Comments

Cruising with Purpose

Have you considered, or maybe wondered about a Quilting Cruise? We arrived home – to snow, and temperatures below zero. That may be enough reason to go on a cruise. But there are so many more. Lets take a little … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, challenges, Inspirational, mini-quilts, travels, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

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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Life’s a Beach

Ironic, that topic is. On a weekend that most Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving, it is looking more like Christmas. Roads were closed. School was cancelled, and the grandkids came to hang out with Grandma. They had fun making forts. Tea anyone? It turned … Continue reading

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Verb Command Prompts

I am in need of a little breather, so for the next few weeks we will have posts that are lighter in nature. This time around, I am sharing a list of Verb Command Prompts. They are simple phrases used as inspiration … 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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Postcard Fabric Art -Winnipeg

Last year I was challenged to make a large 3-D postcard of my Hometown. It was so much fun that I decided to make a series, one for each city/place I have ever called HOME. That first one was an … Continue reading

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Tempus Fugit & the Perfect Form Collage

It seems like summer did a Vanishing Act. Most of my quilting projects did not.  Neither did the cleaning (ugh!) or yardwork I was going to accomplish over the summer. Now, here it is – another new and exciting season! Welcome back … Continue reading

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