Category Archives: Just for Fun

Quilts From Away

Back in mid April MLQ received an email from a Canadian quilter living in Colorado. Attached to the email was a picture of this quilt. It popped up on the internet and Joanie fell in love with it. She wanted … Continue reading

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Canada 150

Shania Sunga Designs created this awesome “Homecoming” flag quilt. It measures 33″ x 16 1/2.” There’s always room for something this size on the wall of a patriotic Canadian! This is the first one that I assembled. I changed the … 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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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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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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Label Challenge: #jellybeanrow

My label is complete! The label I chose was from a bottle of wine from the Auk Island winery in Twillingate, Newfoundland. Back in 2008 I was lucky enough to hang out in St John’s and thoroughly fell in love … Continue reading

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Placemat Challenge

Before I left on holidays I put a small challenge out there using labels. I’ve been busy making custom bed size quilts and now want to have a little creative fun. Back in the winter of 2012 I participated in … Continue reading

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The Story of Business Time

At our Maple Beach Quilt retreat in 2014 we learned that one of us was getting married the following September. When you’re a quilter the first thing that pops to mind is making a quilt to celebrate the occasion. Since … Continue reading

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It’s September!

And the start of my favourite month! We’ve been busy over the summer with gardening & holidays and now it’s time to get back to work on the sewing machines. September will bring us a wedding, a quilting retreat and … Continue reading

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Our Row by Row 2015 Experience

Yes it was “Sew Much Fun!” First, a little bit of history as described on their website: Row by Row Experience™ began in 2011 with 20 quilt shops across New York State. In 2012 the event grew to include 62 participating … Continue reading

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