Monthly Archives: January 2012

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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Electric Quilt 7 or EQ7

This week I’m putting together the instructions for the 6th block in the Quilter’s Constellation.  It’s a funny thing how one BOM can turn into 3 in one month. This weekend I know at least two quilters who will be making their … Continue reading

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2012 Sewing Days & Retreats

We are thrilled to be starting a 2nd year of quilting adventures. We have really enjoyed the experience. It’s been great to see a new generation of quilters get the quilting bug and other quilters bonding over shared experiences. We are looking … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland & Hand Quilting

The snow continues to fall here in Mill Bay on Southern Vancouver Island. What’s so unusual about this snow is that it is actually dry and powdery and fun to be in. I ventured out at 8:15am to take the grandsons to … Continue reading

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Maple Leaf Quilters has a New Quilting Partner

I believe it was last July when Joan and I were lamenting the fact that we “just” had an old, hand-me-down Elna Lock serger. We were enamored with the new Bernina sergers at the Needle and I quilt shop but couldn’t … Continue reading

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Fabric From the Land Down Under

I know this might sound a little blasphemous to fellow quilters but fabric shopping was not on the top of my list for things to see and do while on my recent trip to New Zealand and Australia. Of course I’d hoped … Continue reading

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BOM 5th Block: Sawtooth Star

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and we wish you all the best in 2012. If you have been as busy as Joan and I have then I think you’ll like the idea of … Continue reading

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