Monthly Archives: March 2012

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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Cookie Tin Quilts

A number of years ago I participated in a “Cookie Tin” quilt block exchange. Round Robin quilts were popular with the guild in the years before we tried this method.  Round Robins started with the owner making the centre of … Continue reading

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What’s in your Stash?

For most of 2011 and into 2012 my personal challenge was to work from my stash of fabrics and scraps. So far I’ve been pretty successful at doing that without having to buy too much to go with it. I’ve always loved scrappy quilts and … Continue reading

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Button, Button, Who’s got the button?

Did you ever play this game? I’m sure I did but can’t remember doing so. I do remember playing in my grandmother’s button tin. It was a very large red tin with a black lid. The picture on the outside … Continue reading

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MLQ 1st Annual Retreat

On April 27, 28 and 29 Maple Leaf Quilters will be hosting their first annual retreat at Edenvale Retreat Centre in Abbotsford, BC. http://www.edenvaleretreat.ca/ MAPLE LEAF QUILTERS RETREAT: April 27-29 — $375 double occupancy and $400 for single. Reserve your … Continue reading

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BOM 7th Block: Galactic Star

Watch for next months block on April 1st. This is definitely a very orange star…I’m hoping that by the time I get done the 9th star I will have a colour wheel quilt.  I had very few oranges, just enough … Continue reading

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