Tag Archives: quilts

Two Quilts for Two Sisters: warming the heart with hearts and chains

Dear Vi, Last spring I made two quilts that I haven’t shown you yet, and since it’s getting close to the end of the year, and considering these are the only quilts I finished in 2017, I thought maybe I … Continue reading

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Sam is in the Doghouse

My name is Samson J Collins and I did a Very Bad Thing. Do you remember the beautiful twisted tea time quilt that my friend Gully’s mom Dee made for my mom a couple of years ago? Well, I was … 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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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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Sunday Morning Sunshine

The sun has come out after a showery Sunday morning and I have taken my handwork onto the deck. The air smells of wet wood, soil and lake water. Quiet and still, I hear a gull calling in the distance. … Continue reading

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Taking a Break from Packing

I’m taking this week off work to do the final packing and cleaning of the house so that the boxes can go straight into the U-Haul next Saturday. Today I took apart the bed and did some cleaning. My other … 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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Blogger’s Quilt Festival: Hand Quilted

Today I am going to enter a couple of quilts in the blogger’s quilt festival! Each entry has to be a separate blog post, so you might get more than one today 🙂 This post is for the Hand-Quilted category. … 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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Two things for show and tell!

Last year I did the In Color Order 1/2-triangle-square block of the month, and last weekend I finally sewed all the squares together! I added three extras to make a long, skinny quilt for the back of the couch. Perfect … Continue reading

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Happy International Quilt Day!

I took last week off work to start getting our house ready for the market. I worked straight through from last Saturday until last night and I am still not finished, but the house is looking very nice…I don’t think … Continue reading

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Creative Update

I have been feeling quite guilty about not posting anything for pretty nearly an entire month! Lots has been going on, but since today is Wednesday, I want to do an update on what I’ve been up to in the … Continue reading

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