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Label Challenge: #jellybeanrow

My label is complete! The label I chose was from a bottle of wine from the Auk Island winery in Twillingate, Newfoundland. Back in 2008 I was lucky enough to hang out in St John’s and thoroughly fell in love … Continue reading

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Go Canada Go!

I can’t believe that it has been 4 years since we had a spectacular front seat to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. For me 2010 was an exceptionally great year…and I wanted to capture it to last in a quilt. I put … Continue reading

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March 1st: time to shake it up!

Seems since the start of this year I’ve been on “cruise control.” I thought I had started the new year in full gear, piecing Canuck quilts and working on pieces for the April retreat, but as I look around this … 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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BOM 4th Block: Simplex Star

Since it’s December I’m sure many of you have lots of holiday stuff going on so we are going to keep it simple. This months block is the Simplex Star, a very easy block using HST’s (half square triangles) and squares. … Continue reading

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October’s BOM: Star of Hope

We are half way through October and I thought I’d share a few of the blocks that have been made. Chocolate Star of Hope This one has been made using brown fabrics from my stash. It’s been fun working from my scrap … Continue reading

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A Quilter’s Constellation: BOM

On your marks, get set, sew! September is here and so is the first instalment of the BOM. We will make 9 blocks and in June we will assemble the quilt. The quilt is going to be 52″ square when … 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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