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

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 Quilt Workshop Oct 15th

You’ll never know what happens with this fast block technique and that was evident at this workshop! It was so much fun. These are the colors that I picked out from my stash and one of my students didn’t have the right amount of Fat Quarters. So it worked our perfectly! See the variations achieved… Continue reading QWI Quilt Workshop Oct 15th

Stash n’ Organic Vintage Quilt

I am digging into my stash and finding sultry vintage fabrics, solid colors and soft pretty petal styles of fabric to go with this collection. I have an awesome new pattern on the drawing sheet! This is what got me excited; imagine these fabrics together in one quilt?  These lovely fat quarters are what I’ve… Continue reading Stash n’ Organic Vintage Quilt

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

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