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Valentine - String Heart BlocksValentine - String Heart Blocks Megan Pitz is the owner of Canoe Ridge Creations.  She is a sewer and quilter creating interesting patterns, with designs a bit more on the modern side. In time for Valentine decorating, check out her tutorial adaption of Cluck Cluck Sew's heart block.  Megan chose a scrappy string twist
Moda Love Quilt sew-alongModa Love Quilt sew-along Quilt Jane blogged about the Moda Love Quilt sew-along.  This versatile design can be made into a block (mini) or a larger quilt using a layer cake and some yardage.  There is still time to whip up a block or two before February 14th.... Read more or get link to pattern:
The Perfect little DIY WalletThe Perfect little DIY Wallet Caroline from SewCanShe, posted a pattern for a cute DIY wallet.  The cross body strap caught my eye.  It is nice at times, especially traveling, to have your hands free to take a picture, or know that your bag is next to your body.  This wallet has room for your cell phone, very
Mug rugs for your BFFMug rugs for your BFF The BFF Mug Rugs by The Jolly Jabber has caught my eye.  Friends, quilting and red fabric - the perfect mix. Read more on this quick project with a Valentine
10 Tips to inspire Creativity Amy from a Diary of a Quitler had guest poster Samantha Dorn from Aqua Paisley Studio share 10 Essential Tips to Make Time for Creativity and Achieve your Goals.  This year I decided to keep away from posting about setting goals ffor the year at the beginning of January.  Having said
Connecting Threads made the News On Sunday January 20, Global TV featured Connecting Threads and the great work this group does to support the Regina Community. In case you missed the news, here is a link to the newsclip:   As members, we are all so
Newsletter - Website issue Note:  There is a technical issue preventing the January 2019 Newsletter from being uploaded.  Squareflo tech support is
Tip from Kim DiehlTip from Kim Diehl Kim Diehl is an accomplished quilt and fabric designer, and has published many quilt books.  Stitch this! was interviewing her and Jo Morton on their second book called Simple Friendship II.  Most quilters are well aware of the importance of sewing 1/4" seam accurately to get seams to
Binge watch Jelly Roll Rug videosBinge watch Jelly Roll Rug videos Stephanie from Quilt Addicts Anonymous recently posted a blog on binge watching 12 Christmas tutorials making quilt projects.   Jelly roll rugs were very popular this past year.  Here are the three tutorials Stephanie featured making Jelly Roll rugs:   1.  
Christmas WishesChristmas Wishes Sending best wishes to all Guild members for a relaxing holiday week with all your family and friends.  This decoration embodies my wishes for you in 2019.  May you have a healthy and happy 2019 but also get many hours of fun and enjoyment quilting with all your wonderful fabric. Safe
One yard toteOne yard tote I love this one yard tote pattern shared by Caroline at SewCanShe.  I really love the gnome fabric she used.   Her article uses the One Yard Magic pattern that Lecien Fabrics let her share last year.  There are insructions for adding a zipper, and using pre-made handles.  I am
Shortcut Quilt: Jolly Bar MeringueShortcut Quilt: Jolly Bar Meringue The Jolly Jabber from the Fat Quarter Shop shared a quilt pattern that caught my eye using Half square rectangles.  It’s a new Shortcut Quilt featuring the Jolly Bar Meringue FREE Pattern and video tutorial! The pattern calls for a special ruler but I would expect that you have a ruler

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