Author Archives: jmStitching

About jmStitching

A love of stitching has been inherited from my mother and grandmother. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have at least a couple of stitching projects underway. Whether it’s by hand or machine, there are always new projects I’d like to try or fibres I’d like to experiment with…and a few projects waiting to be finished!

Pioneer Spirit Challenge

Last week, the latest instructions for the Pioneer Spirit Mystery Challenge were published.  This is a mystery quilt challenge created by Sherri Hisey of Border Creek Station Pattern Company especially for Quilts at the Creek.  Quite a few guild members … Continue reading

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Some Assembly Required

Our kitchen at the cottage is undergoing renovations and my wonderfully talented husband is doing all the work. It actually started last fall…. We wanted to open up a wall between the kitchen and living/dining room, so we knew we … Continue reading

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Knitting by Candlelight

We lost power for about 12 hours on Sunday at the cottage. It had been raining all day, and just before noon, the wind really picked up. The large trees were swaying and there were actual waves on the channel … Continue reading

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It’s Worldwide Quilting Day

It’s a day to celebrate all the joys of quilting! One of the ETSY teams I belong to issued a challenge: Make something based on your first ever quilting block. The first quilt I ever made was a rag quilt … Continue reading

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Cyber Surfing

I’ve been having lots of fun the past couple of days, being inspired by other quilters.  I was just accepted last week as a member of the ETSY “Quiltsy” team and have been busy exploring new shops and trying to … Continue reading

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Autumn Explosion

This is my “Autumn Explosion” quilt that was on display last weekend at Quilts at the Creek.  I started this quilt in a class with Jan Krentz in February 2010 and it’s based on her “Summer Salsa” quilt in the … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valour at Quilts at the Creek

The Quilts at the Creek show at Black Creek Pioneer Village this weekend was great!  The weather couldn’t have been better and to see the quilts hanging outdoors, blowing the in breeze was fabulous! The boutique was a success…here’s a … Continue reading

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