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Midsummer’s Garden Party

I’m afraid I’ve been hi-jacked by my very own garden this year. Each morning will find me out there very early, before the heat takes hold, watering and weeding and wandering around just savouring this wonderful season of ┬ámiraculous growth. … Continue reading

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All Over the Place…

That’s the only way to describe my life right now! I have too many things going on at once but, hopefully, it will all come together and make sense soon. I’ve been working like mad on my entries for the … Continue reading

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Method or Just Madness?

This is a long and winding tale, mostly about my creative process, but also peppered with photos here and there, showing examples of my decision making along the way. Now would be the time to pour yourself a tall cool … Continue reading

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Lilac Festival

All last week the entire house was scented with lilacs, as every jar and vase was filled to bursting capacity with blooms of every colour. Most were from the garden but some were picked at my studio space where a … Continue reading

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Blowing in the Wind

This is the year of the garden! And it seems as though I’ve spent much more time there than at the sewing machine, but oh! the results are worth it! We’ve had perfect weather for flora and foliage to flourish, … Continue reading

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A Tisket, A Tasket, Five Little Baskets

It was an absolutely splendid day today and as promised, I managed to get outside to take photos of my five basket blocks. In order to stay out of the slight breeze I snuck round to the west side of … Continue reading

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May Flowers

The month of May has been full of gardening activity and it has been a true pleasure to be out in yard enjoying an incredible display of blossoms on the shrubs and trees. We have a small orchard of apple … Continue reading

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Plenty Spring Fling

Quilts on every pew! What a wonderful afternoon we had at the Spring Fling in Plenty yesterday! With temperatures reaching over 30 degrees celsius, most people gravitated into the church basement where it was cooler to sit and visit, sip … Continue reading

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Back to my PHD

I have finally come to terms with the fact that I lost an entire month of quilting time and that one third of the year is over, yikes. It is now time to move on and get back on track … Continue reading

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Humble Doll Quilt Exchange

Oh! Happy days! And happy May day! I received some very exciting mail today! My swap partner is Merry and she lives in the state of Washington, and I could not be more thrilled with the sweet mini quilt that … Continue reading

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April Fizzled…

I’m very sad to see the month of April come to an end, as I truly missed out on at least three quarters of the month due to illness and now feel completely off schedule. Not much major stitching has … Continue reading

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…and now for something completely different!

Today I thought I’d share some photos of my brand new project that I started while on my annual Bubby Vacation in Red Deer at the end of March. I was saving this project as a reward for sticking to … Continue reading

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