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Start of Christmas Project IdeasStart of Christmas Project Ideas At my house my husband and kids have a rule that I cannot play Christmas music until Dec 1st.  My rule is I can start listening to Chrismtas music after Remembrance Day as long it looks like winter outside.  And indeed all that snow and cold temperatures we have going on make me think
Lest We ForgetLest We Forget Happy Remembrance Day.  I believe it is important to remember all of the men and women who give of themselves so that we may enjoy safety and freedom in Canada. Several of our members support Quilts of Valour by sewing blocks and quilts for donation.  This program recognizes the
Upcoming CQA Annual ShowsUpcoming CQA Annual Shows Sharing a Message from CQA Executive Director: Throughout the year the Board of Directors meet every two weeks on-line to discuss the work of CQA/ACC. And twice a year they meet face-to-face at a two-day Board meeting. This fall the face-to-face meeting took place in Ottawa in October. Among the
Nov 7 Meeting Roundabout Program Below is the list of blocks demonstrated at Tuesday's meeting.    Prairie Piecemaker’s Quilting GuildProgram – Round AboutNov 7, 2017Missouri Star Quilt Block TutorialsDisappearing Pinwheel Arrow – Cheryl D.Disappearing Pinwheel #5 – Marlene S.C Easy Cathedral
Moda Fall Quilt Market Highlights - Part 2 Part 2 of highlights of Fall Quilt Market by Carrie at
Moda Fall Quilt Market Highlights - Part 1 Part 1 of Fall quilt market highlights from Carrie at
Houston Quilt Market Highlights - SewCanShe blog For most of us attending the International Quilt Market in Houston is on our bucket list.  I understand that in addition to classes, fabric and pattern designers set up their booths with their new products and quilts.  In addition, there are quilts on display that amaze people with the
Moda Free PatternsModa Free Patterns Moda fabrics has a section on their website called 'Fun and Free'.  This section houses free patterns, sewing tips, recipes (their term for block instructions), wallpaper, etc. As I read more on the internet about quilting, every designer of paterns and fabric have a free section to
New MSQ Tutorial - Stars & Pinwheels QuiltNew MSQ Tutorial - Stars & Pinwheels Quilt This new quilt pattern tutorial from Missouri Star appeared in my email this morning.  The stars and pinwheels caught my eye, not so much their color choice.  The color combinations you could choose are endless.  You can go birght and modern, Black and white with a third color, or
Moda Free PatternsModa Free Patterns If you are looking for inspiration and new ideas, check out Moda fabrics' "Free and Fun" section.  In Moda's Fun and free section, there are free patterns, sewing tips, wallpaper, recipes, etc.  Of course they are hoping to get you to buy their fabric and patterns, but there is no
New tool discovered at Quilt MarketNew tool discovered at Quilt Market Brady from  Sparrows Quilt Co located in Edmonton, shared this video on the  Illuminated Crafting Mat @ Quilt Market from the Houston Quilt Market.   A very cool tool indeed.  This is a light box that is made for cutting fabric.  I wonder what other new tools and
Set Project GoalsSet Project Goals Set Project Goals....  Interesting concept.  This is something I have been thinking about as the holidays get closer and I am way behind in completing my sewing Christmas gifts.  It has been proven that people who write down your goals and tasks are more likely to complete their

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