Tag Archives: Adventures

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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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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Tis the Season to Eat

  Yes, it really was that good! G’day! I’m back from an impromptu 6 week journey Down Under with my niece Kadi. Awesome trip and some awesome food too. Some of our favourite foods included fresh avocados, Kiwi fruit, Mangos … Continue reading

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How To Make a Tyler Quilt

This sampler quilt encompasses all that is right about quilting. It brings people together while engaging the imagination and creating  fun and conversation. When the first version of this sampler quilt was made most of the participants were novice quilters. … Continue reading

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A Day of Thread Painting

It’s great to step out of the box and do something that makes you look like an artist! I know that many quilters out there say that quilting is an art, and I believe that it IS an art. But, … Continue reading

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September Retreat

September is one of my favourite months of the year. Starring in this month is an annual quilt retreat that I have gone to for the past 8 years. Number 9 is only a few weeks away and I am … Continue reading

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An Umbrella Making Adventure

Saturday, July 16th, 4 of us took a road trip from South Delta to the Needle & I Quilt Shop in Everett, Washington ( http://www.theneedleandi.com/ ). We were attending a workshop on making umbrellas. Since the workshop ran from 2-5 we decided to cross … Continue reading

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La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum

A side trip to La Conner, Washington was a bonus to another successful and fun workshop.  Long on the radar was the fact that Mary Lou Weidman had a show of her Story Quilts at the La Conner quilt museum. … Continue reading

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Favourite Memory

The Neighbours in the Hood gathered once again in Powell River to reveal their quilts from the 2010 challenge, “My Favourite Memory of 2010.” As is usual at each of these gatherings there is always an abundance of laughter and … Continue reading

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