Tag Archives: Maple Leaf Quilters

MLQ: Ten Years & Counting

The last little while I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about our #IBelieveInBlue quilt campaign. It’s 10 years old. That got me thinking that Maple Leaf Quilters and the Neighbours in the Hood blog is also 10 years old!  … Continue reading

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Maple Beach Cabin Quilts

September 2017: A tub of Merle’s fabrics arrived at the cabin from Salmon Arm. The plan was to get started on making four bunk quilts and one double bed quilt. We chose to make two Maple Leaf themed bunk quilts … Continue reading

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#EdenvaleQuiltCamp 2015

The 4th Annual MLQ Quilt Camp was a great lot of fun. We arrived at Edenvale on Friday, May 22nd and left on Monday, May 25th. Campers came from Vancouver Island, Powell River, Vernon and several places across the lower … Continue reading

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The Mile-a-Minute Quilt

In May/June 2013 I started making sample blocks for a class on the Mile-a-Minute quilting technique. I’d originally planned on making a couple of blocks but as I started working through my special stash of scrap fabrics I couldn’t stop … Continue reading

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A Gift of Time: for Canuck Place

Last July Maple Leaf Quilters was asked if we would like to donate a quilt for the 9th Annual  “Gift of Time Gala” held at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, B.C. http://www.thegiftoftime.org/ We were pleased to say yes we would! I designed the quilt … Continue reading

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Celebrating our 2nd Anniversary at MLQ

We are starting our 3rd year at MLQ, continuing with our dream of sharing our passion for quilting, fun and friendship. This past year we had 11 sewing days that included themes for Christmas in July,  Oktoberfest & Grinchfest. We held … Continue reading

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Maple Leaf Quilters presents: “Just an Illusion” Mystery Quilt

It’s been an eye opener for me as I’ve been doing the research into this mystery quilt. After learning that I could just take a pattern and break it down into as many steps as I could, I then found out that … Continue reading

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It’s a Mystery

I’ve been pondering the next group project for awhile now.  September 2011 was the start of the BOM and after the reveal of those quilts in August I was asked what’s next? Well, truth be told, I hadn’t looked past the … Continue reading

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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 start for most others. MLQ hosted another sewing day at Chesapeake Landing in Ladner and there were … Continue reading

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