Category Archives: Sewing Days

Fun with Wedge Rulers

Sometime last summer Joan handed me two of Cheryl Phillips books, Quilts without Corners & Quilts without Corners, Encore plus a 10* wedge ruler and asked me to make a round quilt. http://phillipsfiberart.danemcoweb.com/shop/ She likes having me as her “piecer” and I like … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Landing Sewing Day: October 2012

I find the best way to start any day is with an egg! Breakast on Saturday’s sewing day was  Soldier’s Eggs. I never knew why that name, until now, but this is what Granny used to call them when she made them … Continue reading

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Back to Sewing: September 2012

Over at Maple Leaf Quilters it’s been a summer full of quilting and quilt shows. Just like school starts in September, so does quilting start for most others. MLQ hosted another sewing day at Chesapeake Landing in Ladner and there were … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: Microwave Potato bags & Snap bags

MLQ held a “Christmas in July” sewing day on July 25th. It seems a little murky as to when the term was coined but it most likely has something to do with retailers advertising specials during the summer months when … Continue reading

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Quilting with Children

On June 9th several young children gathered together to try their hand at quilting.  This came about when my youngest grandson, Sawyer, asked me why he couldn’t come to the sewing days that I was always going to. We talked … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Landing Sewing Day: April 2012

We had another awesome sewing day at the Landing. As usual quilters brought their own projects but there was a request for some discussion on what to do with hexagons and handquilting. Doris’ hexagon flower Doris had started making hexagon … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Powell River

We had one sewing day in March due to schools being closed for close to 3 weeks. Having two grandchildren aged 4 and 6 to look after tied up my quilting/travel time. We did however get to the top of the … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Landing Sewing Day: January 2012

When I first started writing this blog one of the things I had fully intended to do was write about our sewing days. It seems there are only two posts and they were from last spring! I think at one … Continue reading

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Gone Quilting in Powell River

We had a very successful visit to Powell River, the top of the Sunshine Coast. And, it WAS very sunny!!! We had a full house at Community Living Place with a variety of quilting skills and projects on the go. … Continue reading

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