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Mary's Triangle and Baby quilts

Mary is a local quilting friend who loves to piece, but gets bogged down during quilting. These are 2 of the quilts I machine quited for her this spring :)

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School Quilting 2017 Part 3: the Eagles

Working with local schools has been very fun and the students are pushing me to design ever more interesting layouts from simple subunits. Take a look at the third quilt I helped to make this year!

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Lee's Rock Band T-shirt Quilt

Memory quilts aren't always cute and cuddly, this t-shirt quilt is all about hard rock and good times!

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Memories of Baby

A local Mom asked me to turn her children's baby outfits into a bed-sized quilt and I happily agreed!

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OMG goal: Ginny's Memory Quilt

A very sentimental Mom asked me to make a bed-sized quilt from her children's baby clothes, and this is going to be one beautiful memory quilt!

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Elementary Quilting Take 2

The second school that I worked with this spring did a wonderful job on this quilt they have donated to the local parish church.

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Wolf Panel Quilt

For the third year, I helped the students at a local elementary school to make a quilt. This year we had a donation of fabric which makes this fundraiser even more fantastic!

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OMG March Goal

For the third year I am working with local schools to teach them how to make a quilt.

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Canada, Eh?

After receiving my digital edition of Quilter's Connection, I was excited to start their mystery table runner in honour of Canada's 150th Anniversary celebration.

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Applique progress on 3 quilts!

Sunbonnet Sue around the World is coming to a close, I have 3 countries left to assemble!

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Baby quilt and wall hanging

Claire's Giraffe quilt was a joy for me to embellish with fmq, and I love the Freadom wall hanging I made for our local public library.

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Blocks, blocks, blocks! Progress and goals

I like to have several projects on the go at once, and today I have 4 quilts to update you about! Applique, pieced and paper pieced blocks keep my skills sharp :)

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Sue & Sam Around the World - Nearly Complete!

After 11 months of patterns, I am nearing the end of the Sue and Sam Around the World BOM...

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Hallowe'en Treat Bag

A new quilted Halloween loot bag!

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Cloud 9 New Block Blog Hop 2016

An original block design using half rectangle triangles, half sqaure triangles and squares

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Recent Posts

  1. Mary's Triangle and Baby quilts

    Mary is a local quilting friend who loves to piece, but gets bogged down during quilting. These are 2 of the quilts I machine quited for her this spring :)

    Read More

  2. School Quilting 2017 Part 3: the Eagles

    Working with local schools has been very fun and the students are pushing me to design ever more interesting layouts from simple subunits. Take a look at the third quilt I helped to make this year!

    Read More

  3. Lee's Rock Band T-shirt Quilt

    Memory quilts aren't always cute and cuddly, this t-shirt quilt is all about hard rock and good times!

    Read More

  4. Memories of Baby

    A local Mom asked me to turn her children's baby outfits into a bed-sized quilt and I happily agreed!

    Read More

  5. OMG goal: Ginny's Memory Quilt

    A very sentimental Mom asked me to make a bed-sized quilt from her children's baby clothes, and this is going to be one beautiful memory quilt!

    Read More