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Week 2 Learn To Quilt Charity Quilt Along

How to Read a Pattern and Cut Out Fabric To watch this on YouTube press this link. I am going to be using my 9 Patch Wonder pattern as a guide with how to cut out the pattern. Most patterns follow the same format. If you ever have trouble reading a pattern most...

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Learn to Quilt Charity Quilt Along

Why quilt? There are so many different reasons to do so. These are my top 5 reasons to quilt: 1.Heartfelt gift and a way to show love. 2. Fills my soul as a creative outlet. 3. Love playing with fabric, design and colour. 4. Celebrate thrift by creating something...

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Mini Quilt Along

When the perfectly planned, pieced and pressed pattern creator Julia of Briar Hill Designs meets up with the fabulous free motion facilitator Dara of Stitched Quilting Co the result is the magnificent Monthly Mini Quilt Along. Julia and Dara have never met in person...

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Quilt Market Portland 2018

This is Dragon Dreams by Sandra Workman, I was able to quilt this sample up. Cindy Cloward is in the pic. She and her husband own Riley Blake. Really kind and wonderful lady. Here is another quilt I had the pleasure to quilt by Lori Whitlock. These prints are so...

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Ways to Help When so Much Help is Required

    Our hearts are heavy with the great loss experienced last Friday, April 6, 2018 when 16 were killed in such a tragic accident. Naturally we want to help and reach out. I am a small town Alberta girl living on Vancouver Island with 5 very athletic and active...

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Mini Monthly Quilt Along 2018

The CO in Stitched Quilting Co stands for many things: one of which is Collaboration and Community.   I contacted a fellow quilter last summer with the proposition of collaborating together which would expand my quilting community since I...

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Doodling Away Series: Pens

Doodling Away Series: Pens

This challenge has been good for me because I tend to like one thing and don’t experiment, ‘if it’s not broke don’t fix it’. The problem with that logic is that there are better options out there. Also, any excuse to go to Dollarama gets me excited. So there are a few things I learned about pens I can share.

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Stitched Quilting Community

Stitched Quilting Community

One of the strongest draws to quilting for me is the impact that charity quilts can bring to someones life. I have really enjoyed quilting for great causes like the most recent fires in Fort Mac here in Alberta, for Ronald McDonald House, for the Womens Shelter and many other wonderful and deserving charities.

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8 Inch Challenge Continued

8 Inch Challenge Continued

In September I toke a colour values class from Cheryl Arkison This class challenged me to not be so ‘match-matchy’ all the time. I pulled fabric from my stash that I would never have put together. But using the concept of colour value I was able to come up with a scrappy quilt that looked pretty good but did not use my ‘normal’ piecing method.

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Halloween Approaching

Halloween Approaching

I do love a nice festive touch to the home and quilts are a great way to achieve this. Here are two quilts that I have made for Halloween. Unfortunately, they aren’t mine. Jackie owner of www.nutsforboltsetc.com commissioned me to make them. I am able to admire them when I go to work.

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8 Inch Square Challenge Continued

8 Inch Square Challenge Continued

Quilting is an art form for me, a creative outlet. But with all art there are rules that need to be followed for best results. These rules are so liberating to me, because I know if I follow them than all the creative parts will come together so nicely.

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