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Happy Canada Day

Living in the Nation’s capital for the past 6+ years, Canada Day has become my most favourite day of the year. It starts pretty early in the morning, and lasts well into the early hours of the next day, sometimes with a nap in the afternoon to keep me going. The city buzzes with energy […]

Posted: July 1st, 2008  

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Posted: June 20th, 2008  

Topics: Other Stuff, Site News

Ergonomics 101 for Your Sewing Area

There’s a great article over on the Lemon Tree Tales’ web site, Sewing Room Ergonomics or why does it hurt when I sew?. My sewing machine and table set-up are my problem. I really need to lower my machine, about 4 inches, but can’t afford to buy a new table right now. I can raise […]

Posted: June 6th, 2008  

Topics: Other Stuff, Tips and Tricks


71 Reasons to Buy Fabric

“Oh, it’s not for me! I’m buying it for a friend!” Because it’s on sale. It keeps without refrigeration, and you don’t have to cook it to enjoy it. Also, you never have to feed it, change it, wipe its nose, or walk it. I need extra weight in the trunk of my car for […]

Posted: May 31st, 2008  

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The Winner Is …

The winner for my 6-Month Anniversary Celebration is… *drum roll please* Number 17, Amy, from Wisconsin who wrote, I am from NW Wisconsin. To answer my “favorite” thing about quilting…GOLLY! That’s tough. I enjoy ALL stages, but the quilting stage is my still my weakest part. I love piecing and seeing the quilt top come […]

Posted: May 15th, 2008  

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2008 Ottawa Tulip Festival

Here are some pictures I took at the Ottawa Tulip Festival this past weekend. My friend and I walked from Lansdowne Park up to Commissioners Park and took photos along the way. I’m hoping to go to Major’s Hill Park this coming weekend, but the tulips might be past their prime by then. We’ll see. […]

Posted: May 13th, 2008  

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6-Month Anniversary Celebration

Today is my 6-month blog anniversary. It’s been a lot of fun and I really enjoy working on this blog. I love reading other blogs, so gathering my huge list of Quilting Bloggers has been amazing. The massive amount of free projects and wonderful tutorials available for quilters on the Internet should keep me posting […]

Posted: May 10th, 2008  

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Pay It Foward, Again

It’s time to resurrect the Pay It Forward game on my site as I’ve seen it popping up on various quilting blogs lately and I received a notice on the weekend from Caron at Michigan Quilts that I won her Pay It Forward. I’m really looking forward to receiving her gift. Here’s how it works: […]

Posted: May 6th, 2008  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Other Stuff

What is your favourite quilt?

Caron Mosey, of Michigan Quilts is asking What is your favourite quilt?. I picked two favourites, first my Purple Magic Tiles that I made for my folks for Christmas last year. Second would be my Flip and Stitch quilt that I made several years ago. Head on over to Caron’s to post your favourites .. […]

Posted: April 19th, 2008  

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Birthday Give-A-Way

Scrappy n Happy in Ohio is having a birthday, and she’s the one giving away a present. Act quickly! This Give-A-Way ends at 9:00 a.m. EST on Tuesday, March 11, 2008. For more information, click the image.

Posted: March 10th, 2008  

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