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Pt Roberts 2017: A Tribute to Merle

Maple Beach in Pt Roberts. We have gathered here for 15 yrs each September since 2003. We share all that has happened over the course of the year, good, bad or otherwise!! We eat, drink, eat, sew, chat, laugh and … Continue reading

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Put Another Log on the Fire

Friendship quilts. That’s what this post is about…a quilt that travels from one friend to another. Several weeks ago it arrived at my house. Powell River to Mill Bay…it’s now back in Nanaimo where it was made. In March 2001 … Continue reading

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Kindred Spirits

On March 1st I put out a challenge to myself and others to complete a project that had been sitting in the “yet to do” pile; a pile that was getting on in years. I’ve completed my challenge! Twenty six … 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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May Long Weekend—>Quilting

Having several days off to spend solely focussed on quilting is a luxury. And considering that in recent years the May long weekend turns into a rain fest it was a no brainer to choose quilting. My weekend got off … Continue reading

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Show & Share

How many of us have been to quilt shows? While they are pretty cool to go to I think I enjoy the more informal “show & share” better. It is here that you get to talk with the quilter, hear the … 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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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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September Retreat Weekend is here…

For me this retreat is such an awesome weekend in many different ways. Over the years our retreat has fallen on different weekends throughout the month, depending on which  are available. Gather family and friends, add in quilting, love and laughter … Continue reading

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