Monthly Archives: May 2012


Just yesterday I decided that I needed to start another project, just a small one . I’d been looking at my thimble collection and then remembered a pattern in an American Patchwork & Quilting magazine from 2000. It is called “My Thimble … Continue reading

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May Long Weekend—>Quilting

Having several days off to spend solely focussed on quilting is a luxury. And considering that in recent years the May long weekend turns into a rain fest it was a no brainer to choose quilting. My weekend got off … Continue reading

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Show & Share

How many of us have been to quilt shows? While they are pretty cool to go to I think I enjoy the more informal “show & share” better. It is here that you get to talk with the quilter, hear the … Continue reading

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For the love of Textiles

I’ve always been fascinated with textiles, even before I actually knew what the term “textiles” was. Sewing has been a part of my life since my grandmother taught me to sew with scrap clothing on her treadle sewing machine. In … Continue reading

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Maple Leaf Quilters: 1st Annual Quilt Camp

MLQ held its first “quilt camp” at Edenvale Retreat and Conference Centre. For a while, prior to actually getting to Edenvale, we weren’t sure whether or not we would attempt to repeat the process. But, the weekend turned out to … Continue reading

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