Words of Wisdom

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Blog, Fabric Collections, Words of Wisdom | 2 Comments

My second fabric collection this year, Words of Wisdom has started shipping to stores! Words of Wisdom is a positive little collection centred around a panel print of words, phrases and quotes to inspire us, give us guidance and get us back on track. It offers all kinds of imaginative possibilities for thoughtful gift giving […]

Last Week For the Free Pattern & Chance to Win an Aurifil Thread Kit

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Aurifil, Blog, Giveaways, Janome, Patterns, Quilts | No Comments

As I mentioned last week, I have teamed up with Janome Canada to celebrate sewing & to offer a few awesome giveaways. For info on the free Fabric Bucket pattern, look here. And here’s the link for this week’s thread kit giveaway. Best of Luck & Happy Sewing!

Limited Time Free Pattern Offer & Thread Collection Giveaway

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Aurifil, Blog, Giveaways, Janome, Patterns, Quilts | 2 Comments

A couple months ago I introduced you to this quilt and its pattern. Well, exciting news… Janome Canada and I are back with a limited time free pattern offer and thread box giveaway! First the free pattern: Over the next 2 weeks, every purchase of the Oh Canada! Maple Leaf Quilt pattern will entitle you […]

A FROLIC Aurifil Thread Kit

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Aurifil, Blog, Fabric Collections, Frolic | 4 Comments

This is an exciting project I had the pleasure of collaborating on this Spring. A FROLIC thread collection with Aurifil. How cool is that!? Twelve large spools of gorgeous 50wt. Egyptian cotton threads housed in their own collectors’ box. I chose the colours based on the saturated hues of the fabric collection’s grounds, including 2 […]

The Oh Canada! Maple Leaf Quilt Pattern

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in Blog, Janome, Patterns, Quilts | 6 Comments

I’m so excited to finally share this pattern with you! Earlier this year I designed and made this quilt based on the logo I created for Janome Canada for a limited edition sewing machine (available until the end of 2017 through your local Canadian Janome dealers) to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. It is a 44″ […]

A Couple More Frolic Quilts

A couple weeks ago I shared the first 2 of 4 quilts I made with FROLIC for Quilt Market. Today it’s time for the other two. As FROLIC is a pretty young, playful, bold collection, I wanted to create a quilt that worked along the same lines. My mind went to children’s sorting games where […]

{ Happy Sewing } My First Attempt at Sewing Knits

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in { Happy Sewing }, Blog, Fabric Collections, Frolic | 2 Comments

A quick post to show you my first tiny tentative efforts at sewing with knit fabric (I used FROLIC Big Love in Candy). For all you uninitiated soles out there, it was surprisingly simple & painless & oh-so-rewarding! I made these teeny-tiny baby leggings using this tutorial, a baby headband using this one, and a […]

A FROLIC Knit Dress by Craftstorming

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Blog, Fabric Collections, Frolic | No Comments

To round out the FROLIC Blog Tour (I have a few more things to share that I have created, but this is the last post from other wonderful makers out there), Laura of Craftstorming sewed this adorable Waterfall Raglan dress and co-ordinating hat for her cute daughter. Laura used FROLIC Knits, choosing Frolicking in both […]

Endless Summer Quilt by Agnes Wong

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Blog, Fabric Collections, Frolic, Quilts | 2 Comments

My good friend, occasional running buddy and fellow Montreal Modern Quilt Guild member, Agnes Wong has made a fun Frolic quilt. This is a first for her on many fronts: – Her 1st medallion quilt. – Her 1st hourglass block quilt. – Her 1st quilt without grey in it (I tend to think of her […]

A Fun Frolic Project by Gingercake

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in Blog, Fabric Collections, Frolic | One Comment

Virginia of Gingercake has created something fun and unexpected with FROLIC… A beanbag chair! With a unique shape so it takes on a different character depending on which way it is turned, her daughters now have either a reading or a napping spot. Virginia chose to work with the sweet hedgehogs of Summer Portrait with […]