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A funny thing happened in the wee hours …

Last night was sleepover time for my grandson who will be 3 in July.  Since we downsized in 2015, my sewing room is also the laundry room which was converted from a bedroom before we bought this house.  It has great storage with two closets and a counter on top of the washer and dryer which was why I claimed this room before the ink was dry on the contract netflix filme die man downloaden kann!

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New pattern release

I confess I have fallen off the blogging bandwagon in a big way.  But today I have something to share that warrants a post.

Today I’m publishing a pattern on my website and in my Etsy shop, the proceeds of which will go to a valuable work with children in Uganda. 

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What if scenarios for the stash…

It all started with me staring at this:

This is my humble stash.  Not shown are the strip bins in my closet containing ample strips in a variety of widths. For the most part those strips are neglected (moment of honesty!). 

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Colour Intensity and Playtime

I was very fortunate this month to receive cataract surgery on both eyes.  Wowsers!  Who turned all the lights on?!??  The clarity…the depth and intensity of colour…the crispness…I had no idea what I was missing.  Of course, as a quilter working with fabrics, this only made the experience that much better videoen online youtube.

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TRIanquility…my newest pattern/tutorial

We are still snowed in and the tree blossoms we enjoyed and boasted about last week have been obliterated by our Snowmaggaedon.  In defense of us West Coasters our snow is “different” than the rest of Canada, or so I’m told.  I can feel you all rolling your eyes at us West Coast drama queens. 

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Snow Day and New Pantographs

Good snowy date from beautiful, quiet and white Brentwood Bay.

I’ve recently returned to blogspot for my blog as I find it an easier interface for ease of use than my wordpress website.  If you haven’t seen me for awhile on here that would be why.  But I’m B.A.C.K.!!

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Introducing my newest quilt pattern — Montenegro

This quilt was inspired by a Mediterranean cruise.  Our first port of call was Kotor, Montenegro.  I have always been a fan of Bougainvillea in its glorious magenta.  Its contrast against the stone buildings was beautiful and caught my eye.  The beautiful Mediterranean sea with its rich teal was the next colour to inspire me. 

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Hexie Journey

A few years ago in anticipation of hip surgery I decided to attempt my first hexie quilt project. I’m not sure how lucid my thinking was in choosing a project with over 17,000 half inch hexagons but I’m committed to it now (or maybe should be committed 😜) kostenlose software herunterladen.

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Summer Wind-down and celebration

August flew by and it was a hot one here!   My husband and I celebrated our 30th anniversary on August 20, 2018 by taking our first cruise together to Alaska.  We left from Vancouver and returned to Vancouver through the beautiful inside passage viberen voor pc. We spent our anniversary in beautiful Juneau.

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Busy Hands and Grateful Heart

There has been lots happening on the home front since we returned from Quilt Market, not the least of which has been the arrival of some gorgeous wide backs for sale to longarm customers and our Glide thread order herunterladen. I was taking inventory last night and when I opened box number 3 it contained all my favourite colours from pinks to teals to gorgeous shades of purple kostenlos musik von youtube downloaden mp3.

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