Sunday, 27 November 2016

Christmas is coming!

Santa Claus came to town last night. The Christmas music, the twinkling lights and the joyful atmosphere kick started the season for me. Even minions provided entertainment on the floats.
In the sewing room, it is time to work on Christmas projects...check out some new patterns, patterns and gimmicks. Enjoy!

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Poppy Time

November. it is poppy time of the year. Two interesting patterns-
Vikki Pignatelli has an amazing 3 D poppy..quite easy to make
Poppin' Poppies by Quirks and Quilts ..a Canadian Company has a new 3D pattern which stands out on a pieced background of black and white fabrics.

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Hallowe'en

Time to bring out the pumpkins. Quilting projects with pumpkins always bring a smile and add a pop of colour to the home decor. The ladies at my church sell decorated pumpkins....Enjoy!

Monday, 3 October 2016

Tiverton Fair

Yesterday my friend and i presented a quilt trunk show at Tiverton Fair which included a variety of quilting techniques. the crowd seemed impressed with the fall quilts.
Another lady demonstrated Hallowe'en treats. Enjoy her display table.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

IPM Harriston

What a beautiful display of quilts could be found in the quilt tent at the 2016 IPM. Renske Helmuth and her committee did an excellent job.The huge tent provided room to display the wide variety of quilts.A little visitor is standing in front of her favourite quilt. She loved the colours and the design.
( mother approved)


Saturday, 17 September 2016

X Quilt 16 Course

Jen Houlden taught an improve course at X Quilt 16. What a delightful instructor- great examples, provided notes, demonstrated techniques on her own machine, worked with individuals and exhibited creative talents. The personal tour of her quilt exhibition was awesome.I was pleased with my project..photo to come much later.