Category Archives: Maple Leaf Quilters

#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‚Äôs Malcolm Knapp Research Forest.” … 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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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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At Home in My Heart

My first BOM…it was online and started in October 2001. I challenged the Neighbours in the Hood to join me and they did, all finishing long (way long) before me. It was just after the horror of September 11, 2001. … Continue reading

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Pt Roberts 2017: A Tribute to Merle

Maple Beach in Pt Roberts. We have gathered here for 15 yrs each September since 2003. We share all that has happened over the course of the year, good, bad or otherwise!! We eat, drink, eat, sew, chat, laugh and … Continue reading

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2017 Canuck Quilt Delivery Day

September 14: Our seventh delivery day to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice was just as exciting as the previous six. There’s just something so special about this day. This year was a little different in that we delivered in mid September … Continue reading

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Free Motion Quilting

I have a quilt top waiting to be quilted. I want to free motion the entire quilt using eight different patterns. In order to do this I needed to practice on smaller sections of quilts. <— This heart block was … Continue reading

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