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#LoonLakeQuilters2019

Our 7th annual Maple Leaf Quilters quilt camp was held at Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre April 8-11. Located just 50 km from Vancouver and “tucked quietly in the heart of University of British Columbia’s Malcolm Knapp Research Forest.” … Continue reading

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Dark Matter

At our Maple Beach quilt retreat last September Donna gave us each a fat eighth bundle of six fabrics. She challenged us to make something with it in time for our September 2019 retreat.  I had added this to my … Continue reading

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Quilting List for 2019

When I was sitting down to write a post about Row x Row quilts I realized that I did something similar last spring. I mostly got laughed at by those who have been collecting rows since 2015! The single row … Continue reading

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The Quilts of Christmas

Sometime in October I was thinking I should make some Christmas themed quilts. I could not come up with any one thing to do. I’ve been working out of my stash since I returned to the Island eight years ago … Continue reading

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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s that time of year again! Although, I’m pretty sure that survivors have their own month to think about this beast. Mine is February. But then again, it’s always with you, whether you are experiencing ongoing symptoms caused by the … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the I Believe in Blue Canuck Quilts

We are winding up the I Believe in Blue 2018 quilt campaign for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. I thought it would be fun to see how the quilt patterns and deliveries have changed over the last 7 years with our … Continue reading

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From Here to Home & the Town Square Quilt

June 27, 2017. Dear Marie, My sister and I run Maple Leaf Quilters here in British Columbia, Canada. Our mission is to share our passion for quilting in a fun and friendly way. We host monthly sewing days, a yearly … Continue reading

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Row x Row Experience

My first Row x Row Experience was in the summer of 2015. The theme was H20, perfect for a west coast, ocean loving girl. MLQ organized a Vancouver Island Road trip to collect the rows offered by the shops on the … Continue reading

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Maple Beach Cabin Quilts

September 2017: A tub of Merle’s fabrics arrived at the cabin from Salmon Arm. The plan was to get started on making four bunk quilts and one double bed quilt. We chose to make two Maple Leaf themed bunk quilts … Continue reading

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#QuiltsForHumboldt #HumboldtStrong #QuiltsForBroncos

April 6, 2018. Tragedy strikes the Humboldt Broncos Junior A hockey team on their way to a playoff game. The team bus was in an accident killing 15 on the scene. Fourteen others were sent to hospital in serious and … Continue reading

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