I asked friends to collect our mail for us when we left to spend two months in the Yukon because I was going to be gone right in the middle of the time that quilts might be arriving from the Hands2Help charity quilt drive. I told my friends that I was expecting two or maybe… Continue reading Hands2Help: a Because You Matter bonanza!
Happy 5th anniversary to the Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge! It’s being organized by Sarah over at Confessions of a Fabric Addict. High Five, Sarah! It’s a lot of work to organize a challenge like this! Quilters are invited to make a quilt and donate it to one of the charities listed on the Hands2Help website. (But… Continue reading 2015 Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge
A tiny little embroidery project to finish the day 🙂 From the Little Stitches book of embroidery designs by Aneela Hoey So sweet! ….and now you also know what I am reading! What are you reading this week and what do you use for a book mark?
Last month a young family that I know lost their home to fire. Beckham and his big sister lost everything they own. So I got busy making quilts. This one is for Beckham, who is an energetic toddler. I used Thomas the Tank Engine fabric because what two-year-old boy doesn’t love Thomas? And woah! Thomas… Continue reading Ring Toss: a quilt for Beckham
I finally finished the top (flimsy) of the garden quilt! It’s the bow-tie pattern with hand-appliqued hexie rosettes. It is now sandwiched, basted and in the frame – ready to be quilted. And here is another Because You Matter quilt. This little double Irish chain will go to a child through the RCMP Victim’s Services… Continue reading In the Frame and a Finish
I made this little crib quilt for my first ever great-nephew, baby Zachary. My brother is a grandfather! I’m a little jealous. I followed the Pinwheel Baby Quilt pattern from the Moda Bakeshop site. I’ve never made prairie points before. I think they add a really sweet touch to the quilt, and they were really… Continue reading Windmill Baby Quilt for Zachary