Category Archives: Sewing Days

T-Shirt Quilts Part 2

Since we are having a t-shirt quilt workshop on May 10th I thought I’d best dig out my t-shirts and fusible interfacing. It’s amazing how fast my garbage can grew to over flowing, especially since I’d even precut the t-shirts! I … Continue reading

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Photo Transfer Fun

At the Ladner sewing day on April 12th Maple Leaf Quilters will be doing some work with photo transfers onto fabric. We will be demonstrating how to make your own fabric sheets for printing as well as showing you a variety of … Continue reading

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36 Days Later

Yes, it’s been 36 days since I wrote my last post! I’ve spent lots of time on the blog deleting spam comments, hundreds & hundreds of them, but otherwise I’ve had writer’s and quilter’s block. Here’s hoping the blocks are shrinking. The … Continue reading

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June Sewing Day & Mile-a-Minute Workshop

MLQ’s last sewing day before summer break was June 15th. We had a full house and 6 quilters looking to make use of their scraps by learning the “mile-a-minute” technique. Lorraine had started working on this type of piecing years ago using her left … Continue reading

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May the 4th Be With You

We had a choice between Cinco de Mayo or May the 4th Be With You as our May theme. Two years ago, when the Canucks were in the 2nd round of the playoffs, we celebrated Cinco de Mayo and I … Continue reading

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March 2013 Sewing Day

Sewing days at Chesapeake Landing are always delightful. We look forward to seeing all the participants and the projects they are working on. Today was no different. Show & share is so inspiring…seeing a photo of a quilt is just … Continue reading

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Sewing Day for January 2013

We were so focussed on what we were doing we couldn’t believe it when the lunch bell rang and 4:30 arrived not long after that! Wow, what a productive day. Both Shelley and Denise completed their Just an Illusion mystery … Continue reading

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Celebrating our 2nd Anniversary at MLQ

We are starting our 3rd year at MLQ, continuing with our dream of sharing our passion for quilting, fun and friendship. This past year we had 11 sewing days that included themes for Christmas in July,  Oktoberfest & Grinchfest. We held … Continue reading

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December 2012 Sewing Day

The last MLQ sewing day for 2012 was full of good cheer, great food and wonderful people. The lunch counter quickly filled up with cookies from the cookie exchange organized by Liz. Apparently it was so successful that next years … Continue reading

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November 2012 Sewing Day: Grinchfest

At the October Sewing day we found a number of people who just happened to have a Merry Grinchmas quilt kit in their stash.  The pattern was somewhat confusing and so sat those kits, waiting for a Grinchfest. When you’re working … Continue reading

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