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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Flora the Crazy Quilt Bear

Flora the Crazy Quilt Bear
[hcolumns] [columnhelper col-md-4] [columnhelper col-md-8] [/hcolumns] Flora is made of 22 individual pieces. Each pattern piece was traced onto white cotton, and then pieced with a selection of velvet, silk, satin, brocade, even some fabric from recycled ties. In fact, most of the fabric, as well as the lace and appliqués are recycled from thrift […]

Soothing Gifts

Soothing Gifts

Give some soothing gifts this holiday season. All it takes is some fabric from your stash, a few easy-to-find supplies, and you’re on track to provide some comfort and joy! Cold Quilts, soothing eye-masks, and old fashioned, but fun, lavender sachets make great presents and takes very little time, money, or effort to provide lasting […]

Hidden Secrets at St. Peter’s Abbey

Hidden Secrets at St. Peter’s Abbey

You may not recognize the name Beverly Johnson, but there’s a good chance you have been touched by one of her many enterprises. An experienced bra-maker and proprietor of Bra-maker’s Supply in Hamilton, Ontario, Beverly has also published 4 books on bra-making, researched and printed the Trans-Canada Stitchers’ Guide, was the original Canadian educator for […]

Starlight Reversible Wrap

Starlight Reversible Wrap
[hcolumns] [columnhelper col-md-4] [columnhelper col-md-8] [/hcolumns] Elizabeth has always loved knitting and she became a knitwear designer when she was home caring for her children. “I was a knitting teacher first and I knit models for some of the Toronto yarn stores,” she explains. “Then, I began designing for Shelridge Farm.” Designing is a “picture […]

The Nursery Quilt

The Nursery Quilt

Nursery Rhymes – Special Edition from Anita Goodesign Quilt embroidered, pieced, and quilted by Debbie Smith for The Quilt Store. Anita Goodesign makes it easy for embroidery machine owners to make an heirloom style quilt with their easy to follow instructions. Design files let you choose the size that best fits your hoop from 7.8″ […]

Sweet Anticipation Wrap

Sweet Anticipation Wrap
[hcolumns] [columnhelper col-md-4] [columnhelper col-md-8] [/hcolumns] The Sweet Anticipation Wrap was designed with our cold Canadian winters in mind. We need something to wrap ourselves in as we make our journey to a festive party but then want to look glamorous when we arrive. I suggest folding the wrap in half, placing it around your […]

Winter Blues

Winter Blues

Lise Merchant is a certified rug hooking teacher from the Prairie Harvest Rug Hooking School, specializing in the stain glass technique.Winter Blues is not only a tranquil winter scene but an exercise in transferring the stained glass effect to a hooked rug. Quite a challenge, but not impossible. To mimic the effect of stained glass […]