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Tara Made a Little Lamb: Making a Scrappy Applique Baby Quilt

When one of my buddies at work shared with me that she was expecting, I immediately started seeing visions of a gangly-legged baby lamb quilt, made just for her.  Why, you ask?  Well, for one, she has a thing for Lambs.  And for two, she married a Lamb.  Since her baby was certain to be… Continue reading Tara Made a Little Lamb: Making a Scrappy Applique Baby Quilt

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My First Online Swap: Allie the Owl Flies to Alberta

This year, the Modern Quilt Guild organized its first online mini-swap ever.  The maiden voyage of the MQG swap, and I, a swap virgin, just had to try it out.   It sounded so fun, and I began to get excited about having a sweet new mini to grace the walls of my sacred sewing… Continue reading My First Online Swap: Allie the Owl Flies to Alberta

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I Just discovered ”Finish-A-Long” on Instagram.

  Wow!  This Instagram Quilting Community is just blowing me over.  Through the Modern Quilt Guild’s Mini Swap, I  found out that many quilters share their work on IG, so I got me an account, grabbed a handle and started following people who seemed to be doing stuff I like.  After a few weeks on… Continue reading I Just discovered ”Finish-A-Long” on Instagram.

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She Shoots, She Scores: Making an Improv Slash and Insert Hockey Stick Block

It was decided at the June meeting for the Niagara Modern Quilters’ Guild that we were going to make a quilt for a boy, perhaps a teen, for our entry into the QuiltCon 2016 Charity Quilt Challenge.  Our inspiration:  Canada’s favourite sport–Hockey.  Our theme:  Improv with intent. We needed to come up with a way… Continue reading She Shoots, She Scores: Making an Improv Slash and Insert Hockey Stick Block