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Gone Stitchin’

Gone Stitchin'

This design was inspired by a number of things: my discussions with Carla, a pile of junk at a charity auction, the model stitcher thinking a cat would be a cool addition, and my husband’s suggestion for more colour. It all came together in Gone Stitchin’, of which I’m justifiably proud of – hope you […]

Bargello Poppy Wallhanging

Bargello Poppy Wallhanging

Try your hand at bargello quilting, it’s easier than you think, when you follow the step by step diagrams and instructions. Read more in our Summer 2014 issue. Designed by Jennifer Houlden Quilts by Jen www.quiltsbyjen.ca Quilts by Jen has many great free tutorials that will help with the picking of fabrics, value of fabrics, […]

Splish Splash Wallhanging

Splish Splash Wallhanging

You have got to make this table top for the summertime! It’s splishy splashy and so well designed with buttonhole edges for the droplet appliques. Read more in our Summer 2014 issue. Designed by Christine Baker Fairfield Road Designs P.O. Box 24, Brockville, Ontario K6V 5T7 [email protected] www.FairfieldRoadDesigns.com christinebaker-fairfieldroaddesigns.blogspot.ca www.facebook.com/FairfieldRoadDesigns

Artist Profile – Barbara Hilts

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[columns] [span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][/columns] Barb Hilts’s textile art pieces are intriguing at first sight. A better look will reveal its similarities to the art of smocking. While majoring in Textile Design at the Ontario College of Art, Barb was introduced to hand painted silk and was intrigued with the ability to produce and control […]

The Owl & the Pussy-cat Quilt

The Owl and the Pussy-cat

Edward Lear (May 12, 1812 – January 29, 1888) was a British author and illustrator whose book of nonsense rhymes delighted children for generations. His poem, the Owl and the Pussycat tells the story of two species crossed sweethearts who escape convention and find happiness after a sea long voyage. Since it was first published […]

My Feathered Friend in Rug Hooking: Artist’s Profile – Diane Ayles

My Feathered Friend

Artist’s Profile – Diane Ayles On a winter’s day, in the northern forest, one can hear the call and soft chatter of the Grey Jay. Composing My Feathered Friend on linen, with a special blend of hand dyed and cut woolen fabric, was a direct call and my response to nature. Exploring and going beneath […]