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

The Modern Quilt Guild Showcase

I blog on a sister site called the Modern Quilters of the Bulkley Valley. I invite you to visit and check it out. I just started it and so if you live in the Bulkley Valley and want to join, email me and we’ll hook you up. These are some of my ideas on my… Continue reading The Modern Quilt Guild Showcase

QWI Friendship Quilt

I’m a member of a wonderful ladies organization called Women’s Institute. Our Quick WI branch has been pretty active, with new members joining all the time. Recently, like many of us, one of our members has to begin cancer treatment.We thought of our dearest friend going through this process. We knew immediately what we had… Continue reading QWI Friendship Quilt

A little crazy quilting….My Secret Garden

I went through a stage in life where all I did was crazy quilts. Small ones mostly, purses, pins and even fridge magnets. I’m going to post a tutorial on fridge magnets coming up soon.  I love to do three-four combinations of stitches. Such as this CQA Trend Tex Challenge that I didn’t get finished… Continue reading A little crazy quilting….My Secret Garden

Corduroy Quilts

I first started playing around with sewing with corduroy in the late 1970’s. I did most of my sewing by hand because my transient lifestyle didn’t allow me to pack my sewing machine. So to start with, its much easier for me to work with corduroy if I sew it by hand, its amazing what… Continue reading Corduroy Quilts

Snow Town Folk New Quilt Pattern

Everything has a start and this is a little story about how I came to be making a new quilt pattern. The pattern is called “Snow Town Folk” and it will be available until the new year by subscription to Quilters Connection Magazine. I was busy hand quilting my sons graduation quilt back in 2007. … Continue reading Snow Town Folk New Quilt Pattern

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