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The Perfect Beach Quilt

Beach Quilt Model

Last weekend Chris and I went to a friend’s cottage. It was the perfect place to take my latest beach quilt for a spin (and take some photos).  This was a really quick quilt that came together in about three days. It has a variety of nautical prints in blues, reds and greys. My favourites […] Read more…

How to Sew Curved Quilt Blocks

How to Sew Curvy Quilt Blocks

Some of my favourite patterns include curved quilt blocks. I love curves, and maybe because I started sewing curvy blocks early in my quilting obsession I’ve never been scared of them…but a lot of people are.  I get it.  Curves can be intimidating. But they don’t have to be! My secret weapon to sewing curves? PINS. […] Read more…

Hand-Painted Yarn With Kool-Aid

yarn

I have been knitting for about 10 months now and I’ll admit it, I’m convert. It’s fun. And yarn, how can you not love all the pretty yarn out there?  You know what I do not love? The price of yarn. Especially all those amazing skeins that people painted by hand. I’m sure once I’ve […] Read more…

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