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Stitching Quilts by Hand: 7 Things You Should Know

Stitching Quilts by Hand: 7 Things You Should Know

It probably won’t come as a surprise that quilters love to sew. However, what may surprise you is how many quilters actually prefer stitching quilts by hand. What’s more — they love it. Now, before you reach for the smelling salts, nobody is suggesting we […]

Eileen’s Quilt

Eileen’s Quilt

The girls in my classes can make anything they chose. It could be one of my quilts, their own design or a pattern they’ve purchased. This was the case with Eileen’s quilt. In the beginning A few years ago Eileen fell in love with a quilt […]

Kiku Blossom is True Love

Kiku Blossom is True Love

Many quilters will tell you that they have one or two fabrics that they love way too much to use. These treasures are safely tucked away for safe-keeping, just like granny’s good china. Some of the fabrics in my Kiku Blossom Quilt are some that I’d been saving […]

Moon Shadow

Moon Shadow

Having to choose a favourite quilt is like having to choose a favourite child, but if I had to choose one, Moon Shadow is high on my list of my favourite quilts  — just don’t tell my other quilts. The simplicity of the design made it […]

It's not just about the shopping (did I really just say that?)

It's not just about the shopping (did I really just say that?)

Believe it or not, I don’t have a large stash of fabric. My fabric gets used very quickly as I mostly buy what I intend to use. Having said that, sometimes I do have a few odd pieces left over and that’s when I will try […]

Stepping Up

Stepping Up

After I had been teaching patchwork and quilting classes for a couple of years I was asked to teach at our local quilt store.  Happily I took on the new challenge and readily accepted the job. I then started to think about what I would teach. When […]