Our Store & COVID-19 Restrictions

Our Store & COVID-19 Restrictions

"Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us."

Helen Keller
Our Store & COVID-19 Restrictions

Our Store & COVID-19 Restrictions

"Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us."

Helen Keller
Back Into Spring Bouquet

Back Into Spring Bouquet

I promised you in January some tips and tricks for working on your Spring Bouquet Block of the Month.  Well, the next time I was able to get back to working on this project was during our staff retreat at …
Fuse it Down

Fuse it Down

So now that you have your design traced on your fabric (or you can use a light box with light-coloured background), you are ready to fuse your applique pieces in place.  The pattern does not have an “order of fusing” …
Stitch On

Stitch On

It’s time to get stitching! The pattern insert regarding the applique process is on the back of the pattern picture. But most of this information is presuming that you don’t have the already pre-fused and pre-cut Silhouette applique shapes. With …
Quilting Shrinkage

Quilting Shrinkage

Over the holidays, I worked a bit on my quilt journal.  Actually, I should call it my Quilt Photo Album.  While it started out being an AQS publication called a Quilter’s Registry where you write comments about your quilt and …
Redesigned by Quiltworx

Redesigned by Quiltworx

This year, Judy and Judel came up to Heritage Park for the special display of Quiltworx quilts.  They also put on a display of their own of their Red and White quilts, many of which are featured in their Redesigned:  …
With a Touch of Holland

With a Touch of Holland

Ria Timmermans is a customer of ours from Holland.  She stays in touch with our store regularly, either by visiting or emailing with us.  When she isn’t in Canada for a visit, her sister-in-law, Riet, comes in and picks up …

New Class Schedule – February – September

There are still the Sewcials to add, as well as a few more classes to work out, but the bones of our February – September schedule is laid out, and we are ready to take registrations. You can always check out …

What a Winner!

Customer Josée Element came into the store a couple of weeks ago with a big surprise!  But before I reveal it to you, I want you to know the background.  So here we go! 2015 was the first year our …

Farm Girl Vintage Sandy Style

At the last Quilts of Valour meeting here at the store, Sandy C. brought in her Farm Girl Vintage quilt to show. Each block is 6″ square, and she sashed it with the background of white, and added colour cornerstones. …

Worry-Free Browsing

Ok, this is not super exciting, no quilts are involved, and there aren’t any pretty pictures. But it is important work that I thought our customers should be aware of. One of my many hats that I wear includes website …

Colours, No Maps

Without a study done, I’d still bet that 80% of us can vividly recall the smell of new pencils sharpened for school.  The musky notes of the ground wood was heightened if you used a mounted sharpener, or better yet, …

All Around Canada – Contest Voting has Started!

All Around Canada – that is the name I gave our store’s  #Northcott Trans-Canada Block Party block.  When designing the block, I wanted the geese flying over the entire Canada map, to show the inclusiveness of our country and our pride. …

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