Monthly Archives: September 2016

Fun with Circles and events of note – 2016.09.28

Last Saturday I taught my Circles Circles Circles workshop for the Lions Gate Quilters Guild.  It’s a technique workshop, where I teach participants how to design their own circle blocks, and to sew curves and circles with flat seams.  Here … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Art Quilt category

This is my second entry to Amy’s Blogger’s Quilt Festival.  You can see my first entry, in the Mini Quilt Category, here.   Category entered:  Art Quilts Title:  ‘Exuberant Trees’ Techniques used:  freezer paper templates, machine piecing, folded-edge applique, straight-line … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Mini Quilt category

Today I’m joining the fun at Amy’s Blogger’s Quilt Festival!  Thanks to Amy for hosting and organizing this fun event, where you will find many amazing and inspiring quilts.   This is my first entry to the Festival, entered in … Continue reading

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New portrait quilt – 2016.09.17

Last week, I saw that the deadline had been extended for the Quilting Arts ‘Who Do You Love?’ reader challenge.  Even though I have a couple of other projects on the go, I decided to set them aside for a … Continue reading

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SAQA Online Auction starts today – 2016.09.16

The SAQA annual online auction starts today at 2pm Eastern.   Hundreds of 12″ x 12″ art quilts have been made by textile artists around the world, and donated to SAQA for the auction.  Click here to learn how the … Continue reading

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‘Art with Fabric’ blog hop coming soon – 2016.09.12

A couple of months ago, Alida from Tweety Loves Quilting contacted me to see if I would like to participate in her Fall ‘Art with Fabric’ blog hop.  Of course, I immediately said yes! The concept is for each participant … Continue reading

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VMQG Modern Quilt Showcase a success! – 2016.09.02

Last weekend, members of the Vancouver MQG gathered in North Vancouver for our first ever Modern Quilt Showcase.  It was a huge success! This is what the venue looked like when we arrived.   And a few busy hours later, … Continue reading

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