My UFO Challenge 2012

Come on now, lets pull out the box or the bin with those quilt tops resting and waiting for completion? I tried in 2011 to complete 11 UFO’s and I did manage to get quite a five done.   I needed to be reminded of what I actually did complete this past year! I needed… Continue reading My UFO Challenge 2012

Jeans Christmas Pot Holders

Jeans are a nice clothing item to begin reusing and this is one sure fire way that is a great little gift item. My favorite reuse project is pot holders made from jeans. Here’s how you get started! 1. Cut various good sized pieces from the legs of jeans or other denim clothing. 2. Then… Continue reading Jeans Christmas Pot Holders

A little crazy quilt….Silver Linings CQ

I started this quilt in 2001, worked in the method of ‘quilt as you go’, I completed each block independently with an intact sandwiched block. Hand embroidery in my opinion is the only method for a ‘real crazy quilt’ and this was no exception. What made this quilt so special, its like I was stepped… Continue reading A little crazy quilt….Silver Linings CQ

15 quilts in a Day

I achieved a measure of performance this past summer that my business counselor would be proud of. I was organized, ready to learn more and then realised I didn’t have any proper signage for the booth. It was two days before the fall fair event.We were really pushed for time with opening dates for the… Continue reading 15 quilts in a Day

Two Hour Table Runner Part One

I love a fast and easy way to sew strips and make interesting blocks. This tutorial is a short demonstration of how we can make the process of block building in a modern, fast way.This tutorial will help you step out of the box of traditional thinking about always having everything straight and even and… Continue reading Two Hour Table Runner Part One

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

Light and Goodness- Baby Calm Quilt

Life has been up and down, all around, spinning sometimes and lost in the wilderness of life at other moments. I never know when something good is going to enter my life. I can plan well, execute focused attention on those plans and even sleep well too. Sometimes my world is touched by light and… Continue reading Light and Goodness- Baby Calm Quilt