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Quilting in the Year 2020

What an unusual year it was. We held two sewing days before the rest of 2020 became a cancellation. As a person used to travelling by ferry at least once a month to go quilting, it left me treading water. … Continue reading

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MLQ Virtual Christmas Sew Day

We held a virtual sew day on Saturday, December 12th. We have all missed our sew days. It worked out pretty good, aside from the fact that we couldn’t all get together physically. (But that’s 2020, eh?) The one good thing … Continue reading

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Flower of Remembrance

November. It is such a somber time and I was feeling particularly down as November 11, 2019 approached. It seems to me that we are not learning lessons of peace. So much hate and anger out there in the world.  Last … Continue reading

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Maple Leaves from 2008: Part Two

The story of the Maple Street Rag quilt begins in 2008. This is where it all began–> in the Tyler Room on Maple Avenue in Powell River.  The fabrics  have been cut and organized. (The pattern used is by Karen … Continue reading

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Maple Leaves from 2008: Part One

The Maple Street Gang AKA the Neighbours in the Hood held a few themed challenges over the years. The first of those themes was maple leaves. Due date for the finished project was November 2008 at a maple themed party. … Continue reading

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2020 Canuck Quilt Delivery Day

There were 3355 days between our first and last delivery to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Over the course of 10 years we had 21 different quilters plus an additional 20 sponsors (those who purchased a kit to be quilted for … Continue reading

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#IBelieveInBlue 2016-2020

We’ve finished all the quilts for the 2020 quilt campaign. This will be the end of the #IBelieveInBlue era. But, oh what a run it’s been! During delivery day in 2016 we were asked by Liz to recount how this … Continue reading

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Seaglass Quilt

Seaglass. I love seaglass. There is just “something” about finding these bits of weathered & smooth pieces of glass. I’ve heard it said “it’s garbage, other people’s garbage.” Well, it’s the best kind of garbage! And I love finding it. … Continue reading

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Mask-arade

Five months after our first conversation about “should we or shouldn’t we” make & wear cloth masks we are still doing it. Most of us had no idea what it was we were dealing with. There was lots of controversy … Continue reading

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#IBelieveInBlue 2011-2015

Canuck Place quilts. We’ve spent 10 years making these quilts. One hundred & sixty four quilts later. Wow! As you know this will be our final #IBelieveInBlue quilt campaign and hopefully we will get the quilts delivered in September. Jackie, … Continue reading

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