Turning Clothing Into Quilts

Tomorrow, Sept 25th in Moricetown, a thriving Aboriginal community north of Smithers, I’m teaching a group of quilters and crafters who are interested in learning how to turn recycled sweaters into a  baby quilt.  Show up at the Moricetown Thrift Store behind the Gas Bar in Moricetown at 9:30 Sunday morning so you have time… Continue reading Turning Clothing Into Quilts

Stack and Whack Dresden Plate/Grandmother’s Garden Quilt- The Whole Story!

I eluded to the length of time this quilt took to get done. I also eluded to the full story on its beginning, the technique and why it took so long to get the darn thing done, even to this point! Its still needing the corner triangles and the border, stay tuned! This photo was… Continue reading Stack and Whack Dresden Plate/Grandmother’s Garden Quilt- The Whole Story!

Kaffe Fassett, Daisy Jane and Cloud9 Fabric Cotton Give Away

 I’m in a quandary! I just can’t choose from these backgrounds of organic cotton for the placement of my new Dresden Plate Flowers. As you know I’m all about ‘blending’ old and new, modern and traditional, ugly or bright and now I need help!  I won’t tell you my favourite, but then again I have… Continue reading Kaffe Fassett, Daisy Jane and Cloud9 Fabric Cotton Give Away

Dresden Plate Fan evolving

I’ve been going crazy with making my favorite hand work project-Dresden Plate Fans. I take along my special camera bag that includes this wicker basket. I keep all the important things in there for “Road Stitching” These fans are going into a new quilt soon! Have you tried taking “Road Stitching” projects along where ever… Continue reading Dresden Plate Fan evolving

Private Canadian Collection of Antique Quilts from one family

 My friend, who wishes to remain anonymous has a collection of her families antique quilts and I caught a rare viewing for a family gathering. These date back to the mid 1880’s when her Great Grand Parents began farming in New Brunswich, Canada. The hand embroidery of the one above is a Redwork done by… Continue reading Private Canadian Collection of Antique Quilts from one family