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Milo’s New Bed

A couple of weeks ago I posted a photo to Facebook with a caption something like “Please tell my mom, or my Nana, that I need a new bed!”. See what my friend Tammy made for him.

Posted: March 20th, 2012  

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Bytowne Threads

In addition to running this web site, I also have my own web development business. This is the latest site I completed for Bytowne Threads. Quilting Gallery readers can save 10% too.

Posted: March 15th, 2012  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Site News


My Colourful Interview

Victoria of Bumble Beans Inc. asked me to participate in her Colourful Interviews series. How well do you know me .. what’s my favourite colour now and what’s my happy colour?

Posted: March 1st, 2012  

Topics: My Quilting Journey


A Home for the Birds – A Quilt-Along Block

Today is my day to share a block with you for Kim’s Home Sweet Home Quilt-Along. My block is called A Home for the Birds and finishes at 12″ square. It is created with fusible web and a machine blanket stitch.

Posted: March 1st, 2012  

Topics: Free Projects, My Quilting Journey

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Please vote for my Love-ly Garden and My Creative Space

I entered my Love-ly Garden appliqué project in a contest. Please vote for me. Plus, I’m sharing a few photos of my cleaned-up sewing room.

Posted: February 23rd, 2012  

Topics: My Quilting Journey


My Day on Pat Sloan’s Girls in the Garden Blog Hop

It’s my special day for Pat Sloan’s Girls in the Garden Blog Hop. Pat asked five designers to share their fabric choices for making one of her Girls in the Garden patterns. Check out which pattern I chose to make and the fabrics I used. Plus, I’m giving away a pattern too.

Posted: February 21st, 2012  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Product Reviews, Quilting Events


Quilt-As-You-Go and It’s NOT “Just Stippling”

Leah Day of the Free Motion Quilting Project has published a couple of posts this week, that really struck a chord with me and I want to share them, along with my own thoughts, with you too.

Posted: February 18th, 2012  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Tips and Tricks, Videos

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Love-ly Garden – Applique Pattern

Happy Valentine’s Day. I’ve made a Love-ly Garden wall hanging (or table runner) free tutorial just for you! It finishes at 22″ x 38″.

Posted: February 14th, 2012  

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Milo’s Star for the FQ Stars Quilt-Along

Here is my star block that I made for the Fat Quarter Stars Quilt-Along. My block is called Milo’s Star. Download the free tutorial and make one yourself. I added a couple of borders and turned my block into a mini quilt.

Posted: January 31st, 2012  

Topics: Free Projects, My Quilting Journey

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4 Patches 4 Hope

Can you help? – Make some 4 Patches 4 Hope this weekend and send them to Regina. Make light-dark 4 patch block(s) using 2 1/2″ squares. The goal is 4,000 blocks that are then being assembled into “comfort quilts” and donated.

Posted: January 24th, 2012  

Topics: Charity Quilting, My Quilting Journey


Reminder: Quilting Radio Show is Today

Today, I’ll be a guest on Pat Sloan’s Quilting Radio show. The show is broadcast live at 4pm Eastern or you can download it to listen later too. Join us!

Posted: January 9th, 2012  

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Smitten with Mittens Table Runners

Last year, oh that sounds so LONG ago, I finally got something finished in my sewing room. I made two Smitten with Mittens Table Runners. See them here…

Posted: January 4th, 2012  

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