Tuesday, 30 July 2013
Wednesday, 24 July 2013
Deborah Wheeler says, "I was able to donate two quilts to Quilting for Calgary and have six slab blocks (they are addicting—you can’t make just one) to send to Cheryl Arkison. It is wonderful to see what can be accomplished by working together."
Wednesday, 17 July 2013
I often wonder if Mr. Rogers' mother was a quilter.
The devastation in Calgary continues and thanks to Cheryl Arkinson and her wonderful idea of 'Just One Slab', quilters have a place to send their 'slab' blocks and quilt tops.
Here is an accumulation of 29 'slab' blocks and 24 lap size quilt tops from the Happy Quilters group from Gore Bay ON, and Island Quilters Guild from Manitoulin Island ON.
Wednesday, 10 July 2013
Patricia Ryckman-Fleming, chair of the Program Committee was most generous in sharing her information. Patricia is a quilt teacher and for several years taught fashion design at Mohawk College in Hamilton Ontario. Patricia made the cutest ladies aprons from a man's shirt.
Bonnie Kelley demonstrated how to make a Toothbrush Rug.
Patricia has written the instructions for us:
Wednesday, 3 July 2013
Our challenge ended and boy did we have some fantastic entries!
They all deserved to win, but our awesome judge Brandy Lynn Maslowski narrowed it down to three winners which will be featured in our Fall Newsletter.
Here are the fantastic entries submitted.
by Fay Blanchard
Everything is exploded in size in a bug's eyes.