Category Archives: competition

Small Spring Delights

Let me tell you what this is not. It is not the three quilted pieces that I managed to get entered in the Edmonton and District Quilters Guild yesterday just ahead of the deadline. They are not finished but substantially … Continue reading

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Inside the NJS – Juror & Scribe

There are many steps to the process before a Canadian Quilters Association National Juried Show actually gets to the walls of the exhibition hall. The work of mounting a show from first deciding on the classes, to developing the entry … Continue reading

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Reflections

Today my world is still, grey and waiting. It feels like snow and that is something I never wish for but none the less it will come. Yesterday,Oct 31, the last bags of leaves from the apple and lilac trees … Continue reading

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Prairie Rose Challenge

Every year the Edmonton and District Quilter’s Guild has a Prairie Rose Challenge.  These pieces are judged, comments are received and beautiful rosettes are made by one of our members Karen. When we began any quilt of any size was … Continue reading

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CQA Certified Judging Workshop

It is hard to believe that it has been a month since my last post.  When I reflect on all that has occurred in that month I am amazed.  However today is to continue on with that I said in … Continue reading

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Judging

Well yet again my blog is late.  Good reason I think.  I just spent an intensive four days doing the exercises in Color and Compostion by Katy Pasquini Masopust.  Why? It is required reading for the Canadian Quilters Association Judging Certification … Continue reading

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2015 CQA Challenge – Blown Away

I love “brown paper packages tied up with string. String no longer figures in Canada Post’s system so the next best thing a brown padded envelope appeared in my mail this week. It was from Linda Schmidt, VP of the … Continue reading

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2015 Goals

This blog will focus on fibre arts related goals for this year. There are others – travelling, work around my home and garden, political volunteering however the fibre arts are the “big rocks” as the story goes. The first one … Continue reading

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Badlands

This past weekend Kathy, Sonja and I went off to visit Drumheller.  Reason for the visit – “Quilting in the Badlands”.  I had never been to Drumheller AB so this was a first and I was prepared to be wowed … Continue reading

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Next Steps

Today I feel like I have just finished a year of University and don’t know what to do next. In fact what I have finished and is likely only ¾” done is my work on the Focus on Fibre Arts … Continue reading

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