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Google Reader Retirement and Happy Canada Day Eve!


Google Reader retires tomorrow … don’t forget to save your RSS feeds to another program. Plus a few photos of Milo and I enjoying the morning before Canada Day.

Posted: June 30th, 2013  

Topics: Other Stuff, Site News

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Let us not forget the Heros


No words needed …

Posted: November 11th, 2011  

Topics: Other Stuff, Videos


The Noise Makers in my Neighbourhood


Life in my neighbourhood this summer is anything but quiet.

Posted: July 20th, 2011  

Topics: Other Stuff


The Beauties of Spring


Some pictures of Spring from a walk in my neighbourhood last weekend.

Posted: May 26th, 2011  

Topics: Other Stuff


Featured in Print


I was so excited to learn that Quilting Gallery was chosen as one of the top 55 favourite blogs for quilters in the latest issue of Quilter’s Home magazine. Check us out on pg. 17, middle column. Last month, we were also chosen as the blog pick of the month in the local Ottawa computer […]

Posted: April 15th, 2010  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Site News


Upper Canada Village Quilt Show

This weekend is the quilt show at Upper Canada Village. This is one of my favourite shows as I get to enjoy the historical village and see beautiful quilts at the same time. I love watching the old fashioned quilting bee and talking to all the wonderful staff. The Village’s Family Activity Centre will be […]

Posted: September 23rd, 2009  

Topics: Quilting Events


Happy Canada Day

Posted: July 1st, 2009  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Quilt Gallery, Web Finds

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Festival Of Quilts 2009, Ottawa, Ontario

The Ottawa Quilt Show will be a feast and inspiration for the eyes and a great Mother’s Day weekend outing! Held at the RA Centre.

Posted: May 2nd, 2009  

Topics: Quilting Events


Lois Smith on Making Aboriginal Ribbon Shirts

Please join me in welcoming another Guest Blogger to the Quilting Gallery. If you’re interested in being a Guest Blogger, just drop me an email to discuss. Hi Michele Thanks for inviting me to blog on your website. I started making ribbon shirts for Aboriginal drummers and dancers about 4 years ago now. After teaching […]

Posted: December 13th, 2008  

Topics: Guest Bloggers

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Glorious Colours

Here are some photos from the past two weeks of the glorious colours that could be found in Ottawa. I don’t remember them ever been quite so gorgeous as they have been the past couple of weeks. Some of the pictures have been taken from Gatineau Park while others were taken from Parliament Hill and […]

Posted: October 17th, 2008  

Topics: Other Stuff


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  

Topics: Free Projects, My Quilting Journey, Other Stuff

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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  

Topics: Other Stuff