Monthly Archives: September 2012

10th Annual Pt Roberts Retreat

Two years after we decided we wanted to celebrate our 10th anniversary retreat with friendship quilts, it has finally happened! There are a core group of us who have met every September since 2003. In 2010 we decided to make … 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 startĀ for most others. MLQ hosted another sewing day at Chesapeake Landing in Ladner and there were … Continue reading

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Blue Ribbons:the Cowichan Exhibition

The Cowichan Exhibition yielded 6 ribbons for the Almas/Bell families over the weekend. The coolest winnings were for the placemats that my grandsons, Ethan (7) and Sawyer (5) entered into the Junior Quilting division. When they were dropped off for … Continue reading

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A Thankful Inheritance: Traditional Rug Hooking

  I’ve always gravitated towards the textile arts andĀ became intrigued with traditional rug hooking after spending a month touring the Canadian Maritime provinces (2008). I purchased a very simple rug hooking kit, scissors and a couple of rug hooking books … Continue reading

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September Song

It’s finally arrived—my favourite month of the year! And along with it the upcoming 10th annual Point Robert’s retreat. Three weeks to go! Last September each of us at the retreat came away with 8 blocks…one from each of us, … Continue reading

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