Category Archives: furry helpers

Little Sister: A Quilt Finish!

You’ve seen glimpses of this quilt over the last couple of years as I worked on the hand quilting. The pattern is called “Chinese Coins” or “Stacked Coins”, whichever you prefer. I made it for my sister, Heidi, and named … Continue reading

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quilts for four seasons

Today is Yukon Day at the Canadian Quilter’s Connect Blogathon which is hosted by Sew Sisters. Thank you Dee (our Yukon host) for inviting me to participate! For my entry in the blogathon, I thought I’d give you a little … Continue reading

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Sewing a Hexagon Quilt

There hasn’t been much in the way of quilty stuff on my blog lately. Probably because I’m living out at the lake right now, and no electricity equals no sewing machine. But I wouldn’t let that stop me, eh?   … Continue reading

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Pets on Quilts

              …because so much cuteness simply can’t go unmentioned! Entered into the Pets on Quilts contest under the “other” category – because there is a category for dogs and one for cats. But not … Continue reading

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Moving in Stages

I suppose I could also call this post The Stages of Moving, lol! Yesterday I sorted through my clothes into summer-clothes-to-wear-now, summer clothes-that-are-too-small-but-will-fit-next-year, fall/winter-clothes to send South and fall/winter-clothes- to-wear-this-fall. Clothes going South in the U-Haul in three weeks got … Continue reading

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Dancing, Knitting, Quilting, Gardening: a perfect Sunday!

I had such a lovely morning giving Jade her first bellydance lesson today! We did knee shimmies, twist shimmies, played with some veils and learned to walk like a princess/dancer (pointing the toes before each step and walking lightly on … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival: Quilt Photography

This is my entry for the Quilt Photography category of the Bloggers Quilt Festival! Head on over and cast a vote for your favourite! This is Kelly’s College Quilt and the post about it is here. This quilt took me … Continue reading

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Because You Matter: Boy Quilt #2

I’m really moving right along with these sibling quilts! Here is quilt number two: It measures 43″ x 30″ – a nice size for a preschooler. I was digging around in the bottom of my stash and I came up … Continue reading

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Another One Yukon Minute!

Filmed in the cabin last Saturday night, January 5th, 2013.  

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Let’s go to Finland!

As you may know, I’ve been taking a Northern Studies course (Introduction to the Circumpolar World) and since I love textiles, quilts, knits and all things that require stitches to make, I thought it would be fun to tour around some of the … Continue reading

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A Home-made Christmas

Today is Fresh Sewing Day and Small Blog Meet over at Lily’s Quilts. Two linky parties for the price of one! Small Blog Meet is for bloggers with fewer than 50 followers. I definitely fall into that category! And Fresh … Continue reading

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