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I am very excited to share with you a project I'm participating in with 19 other Canadian designers -- The Canadian Sampler. Sew Sisters Quilt Shop asked us each to design a block to celebrate Canada's sesquicentennial as part of a Block of the Month (BOM) Club for 2017. It didn't even take me two seconds so say, "Hell ya!"
You don't have to lay yours out this way, of course -- you can lay it out any way you ...
|The TRUE NORTH polar bear|
|The STRONG (and) FREE brown bear|
The fabrics I chose for this quilt were mostly from the Artisan Spirit collections from Northcott Fabrics. A good choice, I think... quality ... read more
The fabrics I chose for this quilt were mostly from the Ambiance and Artisan Spirit collections from Northcott Fabrics. A good choice, I think... quality cotton fabrics from a Canadian manufacturer for a Canadian quilt.
When it came time for quilting, I wanted to change things up from my usual organic wavy lines. I quilted mountains in the "north" of this ... read more
Welcome to the Let's Bee Social!
I have finished the baby quilt size version of the Canada 150 quilt.....
And now I have started piecing the Lap quilt size....
Don't forget.... Sale is on until the end of December. This discount applies to everything in the shop. Use SALE25 to save 25% off your total purchase of $10 or more.
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- In your ...
Did I already post this? If not, here's a fun way to participate in a massive sewing bee and do something good at the same time.
The Canadian Quilter's Association is having a BIG QUILT BEE and the end result will be quilts that will be donated to Ronald McDonald House buildings. Oh yes - I'm sure I've told you about this. Well, I'm telling you again!
Here is the link to the information on CQA website.
While it's a little bit confusing as to what fabrics are allowed, check out their website to see ...
Well, I'm clearly on a red and grey kick right now. I designed this quilt last year in honour of Canada's sesquicentennial celebration, which will be next year, and I've been sitting on the design ever since trying to get up the courage to do the foundation paper piecing.
I'm not a fan of foundation paper piecing, or I wasn't until this project. ;)
The palette plus charcoal grey: