Category Archives: Quilting

Happy Blocks and Maple Leafs

By | May 15, 2019

Three of my recent finishes are my happy blocks quilt and 2 Maple Leafs quilts.  The Toronto Maple Leafs fabric was bought when my nephews were much younger and is no longer suitable for a quilt for either of them, hence these quilts that will be donated to my guild for the charity outreach program.… Read More »

Black & White Quilt – Finished!

By | May 7, 2019

And after a few days of binding another quilt is finally off of the UFO pile and ready for use. This quilt is slightly too small to be used on our bed (it fits – just – but likely blanket wars would ensue…), so it will find a home on the spare bed, giving the… Read More »

Quilty To-do’s May 5th

By | May 5, 2019

It’s pretty much a stay at home and retreat day. So I’m posting and will be frequently updating a list of projects I hope to get completed. It’s in no particular order, however it is meant to keep me focussed and productive today. Trim En Provence – DONE Trim the Black and White Quilt we… Read More »

En Provence – Quilted

By | May 3, 2019

We finally quilted En Provence the Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt from 2016/2017. I did the quilt in her colourway and am quite pleased with how it turned out. Marc helped me quilt it and on the long arms that Whirls and Swirls rent out by the hour. Now to trim it, make binding, apply it… Read More »

Idaho Square Dance Quilt

By | May 1, 2019

This quilt is made from a block by Bonnie Hunter featured her Addicted to Scraps column in Quiltmaker magazine called Idaho Square Dance. It’s made in blues and creams/whites from my stash. The quilt ended up 93″ inches square. It has been gifted to a dear friend. If my math is right there are 2,763… Read More »

144 Patch Quilt Completed

By | April 6, 2019

I’m so happy to have my 144 patch quilt completed. I first wrote about creating it quite some time ago in this blog entry. Now it’s finally completed and ready to gift or donate. I found a lovely light and medium green plaid flannel to back it with – even better it was just big… Read More »

Sunday goals

By | March 31, 2019

Its going to be retreating day with not much else on the agenda so my goals are pretty high today. That and without goals I feel like I’m going to be without focus today.  So here goes: 1. Mark the second Toronto Maple Leaf strippie quilt so the quilting lines will be straight (love my… Read More »

2019 UFO List – Updated March

By | March 24, 2019

I’ve been updating the January list I posted but I think it’s time I started a new post to update. – 7 completed as of March 22nd. Progress is being made! En Provence – A Bonnie Hunter Mystery Quilt – DONE MAY 16, 2019 Friendship Star baby quilt – ready to be quilted Star blocks… Read More »

Small Scrappy Quilt

By | March 17, 2019

This quilt started out as part of a much bigger quilt. I was going to make a king size quilt called Rick Rack Nines designed by Bonnie Hunter but I got absolutely lost during it’s assembly. I picked it up three different times during assembly and each time just made more of a mess of… Read More »

2019 Starts

By | March 12, 2019

Keeping track of my 2019 starts and finishes. Dad’s lap quilt DONE – January 2019 Wheelchair lap quilt (green, orange, blue) – ready to quilt Quilt for Robynne – ready to quilt Wheelchair lap quilt (black, red, blue) – ready to quilt Chain Link Quilt – top completed H blocks – not assembled Dragonfly Happy… Read More »