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I Believe in Blue 2017

OMG, it is year seven of our I Believe in Blue quilt campaign! We’ve been working on our Canuck Place quilts since February and will be making the delivery in September this year. <–  Fin spends a lot of time … Continue reading

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Quilts From Away

Back in mid April MLQ received an email from a Canadian quilter living in Colorado. Attached to the email was a picture of this quilt. It popped up on the internet and Joanie fell in love with it. She wanted … Continue reading

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The 2016 I Believe in Blue Quilts

August 11th marked delivery day for the seventeen quilts from the 2016 quilt campaign. Such a magical day seeing the children, Poppy and staff so happy at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. After doing a show and tell of  all this … Continue reading

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2015 Canuck Quilt Delivery Day

Delivery day this year was Tuesday, August 18th. For me it began the day before as I made my way to Tsawwassen so I could sew the labels on those quilts that went home to be bound by their owners … Continue reading

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2015 Quilting Marathon

Our 4th annual quilting marathon took place this week. Lots of work: 12 flimsies to be quilted, bound and labeled. We started getting organized on Monday night after dinner. We sorted through the quilts and picked out pantographs. We then prepared … Continue reading

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2015 Canuck Quilt Campaign

It’s been 5 years since we started the campaign for quilts for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. When we deliver this latest batch of quilts we will have donated 83! We are thrilled that sponsors and quilters keep supporting this very … Continue reading

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2014 Quilts Delivery

On August 19th Joan, Ruth and I delivered the 2014 I Believe in Blue quilts to Canuck Place. It was the 4th delivery bringing our total to 67! It’s always a lot of fun bringing the quilts into Canuck Place … Continue reading

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Quilting Marathon

When MLQ started the I Believe in Blue quilting campaign back in April 2011 there was no plan beyond getting 16 quilts to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice and celebrating the Vancouver Canucks winning that 16th game for the Stanley Cup. Well … Continue reading

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I Believe in Blue 2013

The quilt campaign for the Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is beginning early this year. We already have 16 quilters/sponsors and the kits are cut and ready to go for the middle of January. (It takes 16 wins throughout the playoffs to … 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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