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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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I’ve Misplaced Most of April!

Losing seventeen days out of one month can be quite devastating and I’m not sure how I’m going to ever catch up on all I need to do. My annual trip to Red Deer was wonderful until halfway through when … Continue reading

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Pineapple Blossoms in the Bag!

It was down to the crunch but I’m happy to say that the Pineapple Blossom wedding quilt is folded neatly away and tucked in my luggage ready for late night hotel room binding sessions. With any luck I’ll be able … Continue reading

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