Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bursting Star Quilt

Do you remember my half-square triangles leftover from my September blocks for do. Good Stitches? They have been on my my design wall since then. Once in a while I would stop to move them around and see what  I could do. This week I settled on a design. It’s been a while a want […]

do. Good Stitches – October Blocks

Yesterday, I worked on my blocks for do. Good Stitches. Elaine from Dashasel Sews asked us to make some hot air balloons. She is the quilter for October in the Joy circle. We used a free pattern from Quiltmaker called Up, Up and Away. It is using paper piecing. It was a lot of fun to give this technique a […]

Scrap Swap at the Montreal MQG

Last week was the first meeting of the Montreal Modern Quilt Guild since our summer break. It was great to see some people come back from the few meetings we had before and also to meet new faces. In June, four of us had started a scrap swap. We had to bring a sandwich Ziploc filled with […]

Gift in the mail!

Did you ear about Fabric Spot? It is a new Canadian online fabric store. They specialize in modern fabrics, solids and organics. They have a few designer collections. Among others, they currently have The Birds & the Bees by Tula Pink and Chicopee by Denyse Schmidt. They have a great selection of solid color fabrics (Kona solids from Robert […]