Category Archives: Quilting

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) — Done June 2019 Quilt for Robynne – Done June 10, 2019 Wheelchair lap quilt (black, red, blue) – Done June 2019 Chain Link Quilt – top completed (11) H blocks – not assembled… Read More »

Calico Rose Quilt – Finished

By | February 3, 2019

I found this pattern on the Wedding Dress Blue blog under the Calico Rose quiltalong tab at the top of the page. The quilt done in whites and scrappy fabrics didn’t interest me but I could imagine bright scrappy fabrics twinkling on a black background. I’m glad to say the finished quilt exceeded my expectations.… Read More »

2019 UFO List

By | January 19, 2019

Here is the list of UFO’s that have entered 2019 with me: En Provence – A Bonnie Hunter Mystery Quilt – top completed Friendship Star baby quilt – top completed Star blocks – loose blocks, top needs to be made Alletaire – A Bonnie Hunter Mystery Quilt – Blocks need fixing and top needs to… Read More »

More Baby Quilts

By | November 11, 2018

Marc came home not long ago and told me that a friend of ours is in the family way once again. It’s a little too early to know if it’s a boy or a girl so I’m making sure I’m prepared. I’m undecided whether to keep this new quilt in the same theme as the… Read More »

Fall Quilt Retreat

By | October 27, 2018

Last weekend I headed to quilt retreat with one of the quilt guilds I belong to. Four days up north of the city in cottage country, with great ladies, my favourite hobby, lots of good food and snacks and wonderful scenery.  Just what I needed after a crazy few months of work and life in… Read More »

Quilting as a Couple

By | October 13, 2018

A few weeks ago Marc and I took a course at a local quilt studio, Whirls n Swirls Quilting Studio run by the lovely Tracey, teaching us how to use their APQS long arm quilting machines.  Yes, I managed to convince my man to join me in learning to quilt on a a long arm. He has… Read More »