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CHECK OUT MY NEW WEBSITE! QUILTS HEAD TO UKRAINE! CLEARANCE SALE BEGINS!!!

I'm excited to be sending this update from my new website! I have been working since CQA with Moneris (my credit card processing company) to develop a new website that you can actually shop on. I'm doing this now because my plan is to transition to fewer available days for in-person shopping, thus giving me more...


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2022

Only 3 kits left! My newest tip, CQA deals, $1600 to Ukraine relief funds

It’s been a long while since I wrote and I know that because now emails are arriving checking to make sure I’m OK!


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2022

Sale to Benefit Ukraine Continues

Thanks to all who have supported our Sale to Benefit the Ukraine, I’ve just sent $500 to https://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/content/ukraine and $500 to https://wck.org/ for their work in the Ukraine. We can’t help directly but we can help those who are on the ground offering relief.


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2022

We Can Help – Sale to Benefit the Ukraine

I asked and you responded! We have raised over $200 in just a few days to benefit two fabulous charities working to help the people of Ukraine in their time of need:


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2022

We can help… Sale to benefit Ukraine

I’ve been treating myself to some serious quilting time, and so have not been in touch via this blog. When you come to visit I have a lot of new quilts to show you… the creative time has been good for my soul as I know it also is for yours.


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2022

October Sale! AGF Colour Card Arrives, New projects, finished projects, Wonderful fabrics

First things first… It is time for my fall sale (since it is DEFINITELY fall here) so get your projects lined up and your calendars out. Sale Dates: Monday, October 4 to Sunday, October 24


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2021

Want an AGF PURE Solids Colour Card?

I’ve heard from several of you that you would appreciate having access to your own fold-out colour card with fabric swatches for the new AGF PURE Solids fabric line.


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2021

New Kits and Patterns, Random Good Stuff, Inspiration Photos

A cheery hello to all of you. I hope this post finds you happy, dirty from digging in the dirt or thread covered from working on your latest sewing project! It’s summer, and we are all happy to be able to be outdoors with our friends.


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2021

A Sale! New inspiration, new techniques, new fabrics

Hi there everyone! Believe it or not, I am writing from an airplane flying home from a family visit with my siblings in Ottawa. This is my first trip since the start of Covid, and it does feel strange… but good I think!


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2021

Inspiration Photos, New Arrivals, Fun Block Challenge!

Hi to all of you. I am hoping this finds you well. British Columbia’s COVID numbers are finally trending down again thanks to our collective good behaviour, so congratulations to us! Mind you they’d been trending up for some time due to our collective bad behaviour, so we won’t feel too smug.


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2021

Two more weeks of 30% off sale, Great App, New Zoom Lectures, Bias strip calculator & New fabrics!

Hi! Happy spring to all of you! It has been only three weeks since my last post, but I have new things to share nonetheless:-). Here they go:


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2021

Rescuing disasters, design tip, quilt inspiration, a new sale!

Hi friends… hope this finds you well. I’m happy to let you know that I’ve finally been able to complete the last 8 kits that will ever be available for my Upside-Downside quilt shown here.


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2021

Boxing Week Sale on until January 16!

Hello again. I’m sending out my very best wishes for a new year that brings each of us and our world closer to behaving as our better angels would have us. It starts with each of us. Let’s give it a go!


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2021

July 20% Off Sale — Bookable Appointments

Hi there everyone! With Covid and the need for social distancing, I’ve developed an exciting new way to have a sale! I’ve set up a bookable calendar with two-hour time slots, and you can book your time to come along with up to 3 additional friends.


2020

July Sale on until July 26th

Book an appointment now for you and up to three friends to come and shop at my sale. 20% off all regularly priced merchandise… fabric, threads, notions, batting, patterns, and more!


2020

My annual blog post from Salt Spring Island… Customers get creative, All about needles, New Wovens

Vacations with grandkids are the best! We’ve been renting the same house on Salt Spring Island with our daughter, son-in-law and grandkids for 6 years now. This annual retreat is a source of many good memories for us all. Here are a couple of photos I’d like to share. We’ve been farm stand shopping, visiting craft stores, and building lego ships… doesn’t get any better than that!


2020

Wahoo! A New Website

Today I’m pleased to tell you about my new website, just launched in the past week… you’ll find it so much more friendly and very easy to navigate. Also, I’d like to show you my latest quilt kit, talk about a technique Susan and I used this week to revise a quilt design, and share a great video with inspiring ideas for quilt embroidery.


2020

Notions and Batiks Sale!

Hello friends! I think it is time for another sale, and this time, it will be all notions 25% off, including threads, rulers, needles, and more. Also, clearance batiks will be at $8/M, and regular batiks at 25% off.


2020

Boxing Week Sale Starts December 26

Hi there friends. Though this year will be a different holiday celebration, we have much to be grateful for and much to look forward to in the coming year… and for that, we are very fortunate. I wish you and your family a joyful holiday time, good health, and good adventures in the coming year.


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