Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cowichan Exhibition: the Fun Family Fair

The 144th Cowichan Exhibition is September 7-9, 2012. The last time I was at an exhibition was in August 2003 with my 98 yr old grandmother, Elsie Daniels.  Granny used to say ALL my quilts deserved a ribbon…and most everyone elses too.  In … Continue reading

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QR Code Quilts: updated

I know what a UPC barcode is and remember hearing all the grumblings about them being a way to ”track” consumers and soon we would all be embedded with one! However, I didn’t know what a QR Code was until I looked it up —> Quick … Continue reading

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Just Over the Bridge 4th Annual Outdoor Quilt Show

I was in Creative Quilting in Duncan in the fall of 2011 and heard talk about an outdoor quilt show that happens on a farm in Duncan. Fast forward to August 11, 2012 and me and my friends were on that farm enjoying an … Continue reading

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2011-2012 BOM Reveal

  Twelve months after Maple Leaf Quilters launched the first BOM eight of the thirteen  quilters participating were able to gather on Protection Island to reveal their creations. In September 2011 the theme was revealed as stars and the yardage was given … Continue reading

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2012 Canuck Place Quilt Campaign

The 2nd annual campaign for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice was another huge success. MLQ reached our goal of 16 quilts and they were delivered August 1st. This year we met with the housekeeping co-ordinator, Devida, who talked to us about the 2011 quilts. … Continue reading

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