Category Archives: vintage

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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Rock a Bye Baby

Remember to register for the 1 Million Mile Quilted Postcard Challenge!  You have until this Friday (January 15th) to send me a comment and let me know YOU want a postcard.  The theme for January is ‘TODAY’ ***************** I must … Continue reading

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Tina & I on Retreat

This is Tina, and she keeps me company at the lake.  Last week when it was just the 2 of us, we worked on 2 quilts (still on my work-in-progress (WIP) list as unfinished objects (UFOs)) , some quilted postcards … Continue reading

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Hats On; Hats Off

Hats On: Maxine was suppose to get a nice new hat.  Well, my pattern making skills are a little rusty.  After the 3rd attempt, I’m giving up on millinery attempts and going back to quilting!  Now if I had received … Continue reading

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Meet Maxine

A walk into an antique store in Moose Jaw, SK (looking for thimbles) brought Maxine out of the closet.  Literally.  The owner had 2 wonderful busts’ on which she displayed her antique hats.  And she was not about to sell them. … Continue reading

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A Drive in the Country

A beautiful sunny fall day.  A $100 gift certificate.  And a sale.  What could be better?  It all added up to a lovely day spent in rural Manitoba.   First on the list was Morden, home of The Quilter’s Den. … Continue reading

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