Tag Archives: fibre

Glorious Autumn Day

Today was a surfeit of delights.  Cool crisp morning walk with my sister along the top of the river valley.  Day bloomed into a bright blue and yellow. Leaves to crunch as I walked   to my friend’s home for … Continue reading

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Many Hands

This is a  story of a quilt. It begins once upon a time long long ago. In the early 1990’s there was a group of women, probably eight or more who met each month going home with  a project.   One month … Continue reading

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Red

My efforts at creating an annotated bibliography from my library of textile books has stampeded along to the second book I think. Red by Jan  Beaney and Jean Littlejohn is the book I have been reading most recently.  It is … Continue reading

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Art Quilt Campus 2016

My summer vacation was spending the last week at St. Peter’s Abbey in Munster Saskatchewan.  It is my third year at Art Quilt Campus.  It is a week that I enjoy thoroughly.  It is spending time with other women who … Continue reading

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Colour Confidence

For many years I taught beginning and advanced piecing. One of the questions I encountered most was about choosing fabric.   When cutting off selvedges on some fabric today I noticed the colour circles and thought about the answer I gave … 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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Happiness is a Garden

Stepping outdoors this morning quickly brought me back in for my camera.  My discovery of the first explorer rose needed to be shared.  So the photos are of blooms in my garden this morning.  The sun is out and it … Continue reading

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Colour & Design – Vermilion

A couple of weekends ago I was in Vermilion AB to teach two one day classes.  Colour was the topic for Saturday: Colour – Give the Wheel a Spin. Sunday’s topic was the Elements and Principles of Design – A Recipe … Continue reading

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Musings

  My last few days have been focused on using my creativity to design a couple of new workshops for an Alberta Quilt Guild.  This is a delightful activity in many ways because I read books, get inspirations, read more … Continue reading

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Quilt Canada 2016

I am at last coming near to the end of my January blah’s and getting excited about planning more interesting winter quilting activities and yes making some of my favourite things – plane reservations for the Spring, learning to use … Continue reading

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