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Machine Binding

Binding, it seems, is dreaded by many. I actually don’t mind binding quilts. But as I get older my hands have a field day with pain after I’ve bound a quilt by hand. Joan convinced me to learn to bind … Continue reading

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Anchors Away, a memorial quilt

It’s January 11, 2015 and we are saying goodbye to our father. We did so on a foggy, calm morning from Billy Bones Bay on Protection Island. He was a mariner all his life and it was a fitting way … Continue reading

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Quilting with T-Shirts & Jerseys

Back in August I made a trip to Powell River to help my good friend Judy get to work on her son’s t-shirt quilt. He is a retired football player & two x Grey Cup winner, for both the Calgary … Continue reading

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The 2016 I Believe in Blue Quilts

August 11th marked delivery day for the seventeen quilts from the 2016 quilt campaign. Such a magical day seeing the children, Poppy and staff so happy at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. After doing a show and tell of  all this … Continue reading

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Quilt Rescue

Wow! I don’t recall being this busy for a very long time! One post in early April and finally a post on the last day of May! After work one day last week I made a run by Value Village … Continue reading

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It’s Coming Up Retreat Time

Hard to believe but it will be the 5th annual MLQ Quilt Camp at Edenvale April 18-21! As with any retreat there will be lots of inspiration, energy, good food and good friends. Can’t wait to get there. <—The small … Continue reading

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Working as a “Noun”

This designation is courtesy of my friend Shelley It all started when she found out that I have been doing some piecing for Joan. I’m just helping out as I don’t have to get in shape to walk 800 Km … Continue reading

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Canada Mystery Quilt 2017

Canadian designer Shania Sunga has designed a 13 block Canadian themed quilt to help us celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday on July 1, 2017.  Kits will be released every 6 weeks until April 2017, with a finishing kit arriving in May. … Continue reading

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We Believe in Blue & Canuck Place

When we delivered quilts to Canuck Place back in August they promised to send a picture of Lorraine’s quilt to Eddie Lack. They did so via Twitter and he responded with an “awesome.” We can’t help but smile as that’s … Continue reading

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Wow…it’s January 2016!

What happened to the last 2 months?  I know I’ve been busy but one post in two months and I can’t even say I was on a long holiday  Last post was November 3rd and it’s now January 3rd! I’m … Continue reading

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