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Fruitbody Purse

My friend and I took a purse class at our LQS. I had purchased this fabric at a quilt show in the spring, and couldn't wait to use it! I've had SO many comments on it just carrying it around town!! What fun!

Added by Anne S/ Ont. on July 9, 2009 at 5:30pm — 26 Comments

Celtic Wedding Quilt Finally Done!!

I've been working for 2 years on a celtic quilt "Celtic Quilt Designs" by Philomena Durcan Wiechec. Half way through, our son became engaged, so it then became 'The Wedding Quilt' ....and along with that came a deadline.....July 19th.....Well it's DONE!!!!

All the hand applique and hand quilting was worth it.....I hope now I really can wrap it up and give it away!!!

There are a few more close up pictures on my site if you'd like to have a… Continue

Added by Anne S/ Ont. on June 10, 2009 at 7:32pm — 33 Comments

Meeting New Friends

Well, this site has enabled me to meet 2 new online friends in person!!!

Today, Edith, from Cobourg came to Peterborough, (about a 40 minute drive) and we met a coffee shop. After an hour of 'gabbing' we went to the local Fabricland store and asked for Muriel, who is also on this site. We would have a picture to show you,,,,except for dead camera batteries....LOL! Oh well, better luck next time.

To Edith and Muriel....it was great to meet you both! Here's to the next… Continue

Added by Anne S/ Ont. on March 4, 2009 at 1:23pm — 4 Comments

Home from the Dominican Republic

Good morning. I'm just home last night, from Punta Cana, and am already in withdrawl from the Carribean warmth and sunshine! We came home to -20 Celcius and a bone biting wind. Our two sons and their girlfriend/fiances went with us. It was wonderful to spend quality time with them, as one couple lives in BC and we are in Ontario.

It will take another week to sort through the mail, newspapers and emails!

I can't believe we had 275 emails waiting for us!!! I have clicked on the "stop… Continue

Added by Anne S/ Ont. on February 28, 2009 at 8:51am — 2 Comments

Quilter from Chicago IL

Hi, I watched "House Hunters" on HGTV last night. It featured a lady named Anne from Streamwood IL, outside of Chicago, who was looking for a new house. The main criteria was that it have a large, bright area to do her quilting. She has done 50 quilts! They were beautifully displayed throughout her house. Did anyone else see this show? Wouldn't it be amazing if she was one of our CT Quilt With Us, friends? Who knows...maybe she is!!!

Added by Anne S/ Ont. on February 19, 2009 at 7:16am — 3 Comments

Quaker Oats Feedsack

I bought this original vintage feedsack at a church rummage sale for $1.00 It is from Quaker Oats of Peterborough Ontario Canada. (where I live)
I have a great stash of 30's materials and want to incorporate it somehow. I don't want to cut the bag at all. It measures 20" X 34" .
Any ideas???

Added by Anne S/ Ont. on February 15, 2009 at 1:18pm — 14 Comments

Dignity Quilt

I want to share a story with you about a special quilt, called "Repeating Crosses", that our 'Monday Night Quilting Bees' made together. We are a small group of six good friends. We were approached by a local nursing home to make a "Dignity Quilt". The idea was that in the home, when a resident passed away, all the other residents were whisked away to their rooms, while the body was being removed from the building. One of the residents made a comment… Continue

Added by Anne S/ Ont. on February 10, 2009 at 5:00pm — 12 Comments

Vintage Quilts

I am so excited to say that CT has approved my request for a group called Vintage Quilts! We have 5 members already!!!!(in 1/2 a day)
I can't wait to see what pictures and stories will come in!

Added by Anne S/ Ont. on February 8, 2009 at 6:30pm — 6 Comments

1/2 square triangles

Okay all you math whiz people....if you know the size of the 1/2 square triangle that you want to make,,,how do you figure out what size of squares to cut to make it? I usually make my 1/2 sq triangles by cutting the square in half diagonally.

Added by Anne S/ Ont. on February 4, 2009 at 5:42pm — 10 Comments

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