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

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

Three Hour Fast Block Magic! Tutorial

1.   Start with 5 fat quarters, one the focusfabric, 2 light colors and 2 dark colors.(Two Hour Table Runner Part One) 2.  Layer the FQ’s face up, 1st lightfabric, 1st dark fabric, focus fabric, 2nd light fabric,2nddark fabric.(Step two photo) 3.  Make only 4 vertical cuts with rotary cutteracross and through all layers of the FQ’s. Make… Continue reading Three Hour Fast Block Magic! Tutorial

Women and Cloth +Recycled Textiles

On this past Sunday, women met at the Multiplex Centre in Moricetown to learn more about how to turn clothing into quilts. I arrived, set up and got busy as the women filed in with their gear!    Charrine worked hard on her new bag, applique, pressing so carefully, measuring, all the things we do… Continue reading Women and Cloth +Recycled Textiles

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

Bulkley Valley Fall Fair Fun

We’re having such a great time at the Bulkley Valley Fall Fair where we have set up our booth. Organic quilting cotton is offered for the first time in the valley. Dr. Suess’s The Lorax is poignant and timely for all of us. We just had to share with you this awesome glossy paper dress… Continue reading Bulkley Valley Fall Fair Fun