Category Archives: Just for Fun

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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Row by Row Road Trip — Vancouver Island

MLQ and friends are going on a Row by Row road trip on Vancouver Island on June 30th. If this is as much fun and as successful as we hope it to be, we will do it all over again … Continue reading

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Red & White Maple Leaf Quilts

It’s been a while since I’ve hosted a Canada Day party. Mom and I have been busy getting the yard ready for summer and decided we’d like to host a party and fly the red and white.  In preparation for … Continue reading

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Sew What!

A trip to Powell River always includes an afternoon spent at Community Living Place. From there I used to run a sewing program called “Sew What!” We used to get lots of scrap fabrics donated from the local quilters and … Continue reading

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