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The Next Generation: Miss Emily Raye

Last Saturday I stopped by my niece Emily’s apartment to pick up  a quilt & fabric. It was such a nice surprise to see a sewing machine set up on the kitchen table. There was a table top ironing board, … Continue reading

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2011-2012 BOM Reveal

  Twelve months after Maple Leaf Quilters launched the first BOM eight of the thirteen  quilters participating were able to gather on Protection Island to reveal their creations. In September 2011 the theme was revealed as stars and the yardage was given … Continue reading

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Maple Leaf Quilters has a New Quilting Partner

I believe it was last July when Joan and I were lamenting the fact that we “just” had an old, hand-me-down Elna Lock serger. We were enamored with the new Bernina sergers at the Needle and I quilt shop but couldn’t … Continue reading

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September Block of the Month

All Right!! It’s 10 days until the BOM starts so I’m going to give you some basic information to help you get started. The poll question came out nearly even so we will take some of the mystery out of … Continue reading

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Canuck Place Quilts 2011

On August 3rd seventeen quilts were delivered to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. A delegation of 4 quilters made the trip to 1690 Matthews Avenue in Vancouver to make this special delivery. Canuck Place is housed in a heritage home built … Continue reading

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Hello and welcome to the Neighbours in the Hood

This blog is another part of an adventure that I am undertaking with my youngest sister Joan.  She and I have reached a point in our lives that we can finally follow through with, our dream of creating Maple Leaf Quilters Ltd.  … Continue reading

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