I finished this quilt just in time to give it a good test drive during a short camping trip to Jasper National Park last It’s so much fun having a quilt to photograph when you’re camping! This particular project was a “Shop your Stash” challenge quilt hosted by the Good Time Quilters, one of the… Continue reading Finally, a quilt for the cabin: Garden Party by Blackbird Designs
When we left the Yukon to pursue a new life as early retirees 17 months ago, our plan was that we would return for at least one month every year. Except for that first year. Mr. C travelled back and forth quite a bit doing contract work, but I wanted to experience an entire uninterrupted… Continue reading We Arrived!
Take a walk with me today! The Millennium Trail is my favourite Whitehorse walk. Starting at the S.S. Klondike, it follows the Yukon River in a 5 km loop, crossing the river at the Whitehorse Dam. It takes about an hour to walk the dog, depending on how active the “pee-mail” message boards are. 🙂… Continue reading Walking in Whitehorse: the Millennium Trail
As you may know, I’ve been taking a Northern Studies course (Introduction to the Circumpolar World) and since I love textiles, quilts, knits and all things that require stitches to make, I thought it would be fun to tour around some of the circumpolar blog world and take a look at what’s up in other Northern countries! Maybe… Continue reading Let’s go to Finland!
I took this picture out the window when I was flying home last month. I love the colours together. And I love flying Air North, too (but that goes without saying).
Before hubby left for work this morning, he made sure I was tucked up on the couch in my jammies and a quilt, with a cup of tea and 2 aspirin at my elbow, my laptop and iPad, and about a dozen sewing projects close to hand. Yup, he’s a keeper, that one! Did you guess… Continue reading A sick day, a quilt blog and a little tea snorting