Category Archives: Quilting

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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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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Slabs are Addictive!

On Friday, I was reading a bulletin from CQA (the Canadian Quilting Association) which featured an article about helping those in Alberta who have been devastated by massive flooding. Cheryl Arkison (co-author of “Sunday Morning Quilts” http://www.amazon.ca/Sunday-Morning-Quilts-Projects-Treasured/dp/1607054272/ref=sr_1_sc_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1372700963&sr=8-1-spell&keywords=sundary+morning+quilts) is coordinating a … Continue reading

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Quilty Week

This week I’ve had lots of opportunities to play. I was at a three day quilt retreat at the Nottawasaga Inn this weekend with 39 other quilting friends. It was great! Good food, good company and lots of inspiration. I … Continue reading

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