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Sew What!

A trip to Powell River always includes an afternoon spent at Community Living Place. From there I used to run a sewing program called “Sew What!” We used to get lots of scrap fabrics donated from the local quilters and … Continue reading

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December Sewing Day Party

One of my favourite days of the month is the MLQ sewing day. Unfortunately I’ve had to miss a few days this past year as I work Thursday-Monday. But there was no way I was missing our 4th annual Christmas … Continue reading

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3 Years & Counting

January 2014 is the start of our 4th year at Maple Leaf Quilters. The fun and friendship we get from our monthly sewing days, Quilt Camps and special projects just keeps getting better and better. In 2013 we had 8 … Continue reading

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Sewing Day for January 2013

We were so focussed on what we were doing we couldn’t believe it when the lunch bell rang and 4:30 arrived not long after that! Wow, what a productive day. Both Shelley and Denise completed their Just an Illusion mystery … 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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December 2012 Sewing Day

The last MLQ sewing day for 2012 was full of good cheer, great food and wonderful people. The lunch counter quickly filled up with cookies from the cookie exchange organized by Liz. Apparently it was so successful that next years … Continue reading

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Scrapping with the Grandsons

There is no better way to start the day than with a full stomach! Sawyer assisted with the making of flapjacks using his great grampa Jack’s recipe. Sawyer loves to cook and he is really interested in the textile arts. … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Landing Sewing Day: October 2012

I find the best way to start any day is with an egg! Breakast on Saturday’s sewing day was  Soldier’s Eggs. I never knew why that name, until now, but this is what Granny used to call them when she made them … 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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Christmas in July: Microwave Potato bags & Snap bags

MLQ held a “Christmas in July” sewing day on July 25th. It seems a little murky as to when the term was coined but it most likely has something to do with retailers advertising specials during the summer months when … Continue reading

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