Category Archives: quilting

What I’m Working On

I’ve had the blessed pleasure of getting to spend a bunch of time at my sewing machine lately and this is what I’ve come up with.  Just quilt tops but at least I’m MAKING! I had some long-hoarded ‘Grant Park’ … Continue reading

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QuiltX

  I haven’t been sharing a lot of progress with you lately because I’ve been working on a secret project for QuiltX.  QuiltX is a quilt show with a twist… the show features one designer (this year it’s Border Creek … Continue reading

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Why We Do The Things We Do

I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to write this post, maybe because I’ve been trying to figure out how to put into words what’s been rattling around in my brain.  So, here goes…  Why, as quilters (and … Continue reading

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Lipstick on a Pig

Some of you may remember that my husband enjoys taking extended motorcycle trips and in his absence I like to tackle a major project. It’s kind of like that old television show “While You Were Out”. I do this for … Continue reading

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52Quilters!

Hello my lovelies! I’ve got a very busy week ahead of me and I would love for you to join me in person or via social media…. I will be the driver of the bus (trying not to crash and burn) for … Continue reading

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I’m Published!

A while back, I wrote up a tutorial for pillow shams that match this quilt. You can read the full tutorial here. Next week, you will see the tutorial in the Winter 2016 edition of Canadian Quilter’s Magazine! Can you believe … Continue reading

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My First Tutorial

Remember this quilt…? I’ve decided to write a tutorial for Double Irish Chain pillow shams that match this quilt. (full disclosure:  this will be a lengthy post, so stop now if you don’t want to invest too much time) I started … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Up To…

I know it’s been radio silence over here for a while but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been sewing.  I just wasn’t able to tell you about it. 😦 Now I can! I just returned from QuiltX in St. Marys, … Continue reading

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Gotta Love that Feelin’

I love that feeling when I’ve finished a task that has been on my “To Do” list for a long time. This is what I finished! This quilt was requested (way back) in January!  It has been haunting me ever … Continue reading

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Reveal of “Two Sides, One Quilt”

After many months of hiding and the occasional sneak peek on Instagram, I can finally reveal the finish of the double-sided quilt, “Two Sides, One Quilt”! From the first blocks to the finished quilt, this has been a labour of … Continue reading

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