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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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1 Million Miles in 1 Year!

1,000,819 miles to be exact. 1 Year. Thirty countries including Canada coast-coast, and 31 states in the USA. (complete list of miles and countries here) So exactly how far is 1 million miles? It is 2 trips to the moon … Continue reading

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Fruits of the Earth – October Reveal

Look at these beautiful postcards I received under “Fruits of the Earth”. The first one is a leaf in rich fall colours done in a Confetti design.  According to Marnie, you make an outline to show where the leaf will be, then add … Continue reading

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Back to School – September Reveal

My grandson went into kindergarten this fall. He knows his ABC’s and I hope they still practice handwriting. We practiced in a lined scribbler. That’s what came to my mind when I considered a ‘back to school’ theme for the 1 … Continue reading

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Quilted Postcard Stories

August’s theme -‘Go Vintage’was an interesting one!  Continue reading. I am sure you will be entertained. The theme for September in the 1 Million Mile Quilted Postcard Challenge is ‘back to school’. Not very original, but appropriate. It’s not too late to … Continue reading

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August Reveal – ‘Go Vintage’

A challenge is not a challenge if its too easy. This month the postcards were a challenge in more ways than one. The theme for the 1 million mile postcard challenge was ‘Go Vintage’. This time I had too many … Continue reading

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Q & A – 1 Million Mile Challenge

What an awesome month July was for our 1 million mile Quilted Postcard Challenge .We partnered with Sheila’s Quilt World and combined our 1 Million Mile challenge with her postcard swap. So how far did we go? An amazing 133,500 … Continue reading

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‘Go Modern’ Reveal

The theme for July’s 1 Million Mile Postcard Challenge was ‘Go Modern.’ I love the look of modern quilts, but when it came down to making a modern postcard, I struggled. Modern quilting is about the use of bold colours … Continue reading

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Hit the Road, Jack

We enjoy our annual summer drive through the Canadian prairies (20 hours, return trip). There are no mountains, and not even many hills. There are no oceans. It can be hundreds of miles between cities. In fact, there are many times … Continue reading

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May Reveal – A Salute to the Quilting Industry

Countdown to Grand Give Away 2016 – is now ONLY 2 weeks away. This is a reproduction quilt made in honour of my mom, who inspired me in many things including quilting. The Grand Give Away was announced February 17th, the week … Continue reading

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