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Spinning Star

Some projects turn out roughly the way one expects, and others? Not so much. My Spinning Star is one of those.

Earlier this year I was invited to facilitate a three-day workshop at an art center. 1,183 more words

Quilting

Video tutorial: optical illusion - 3D steps block

Following up from my large batch of half square triangles (HST) video, here’s how you can use the same technique to  create an optical illusion quickly and easily. 83 more words

Sewing

Half square triangles - quick and easy

Ok, I know there are hundreds of tutorials on this …what’s one more! Plus, I read blogging is not just about putting info across – it’s also about personal experiences and mistakes(of which there are plenty, I assure you😖). 390 more words

Half Square Triangles

How True is It? Value Added Tax is HST by another name

The HST is likely one of the biggest debacles of the BC Liberal reign, so word from the NDP that Christy Clark is thinking of bringing it back has been a hot topic. 1,033 more words

Canada

Kaleidoscope quilt - one block wonder

This is one of those things that looks so complicated but nothing could be further from the truth.

To make a kaleidoscope quilt, you only need fabric with a large print and 6 print repeats. 154 more words

Patchwork

History for the Leaders

This semester, I took History 110L. In this class, it’s focused on American Leaders, and each semester we had to write a big paper on how the people we chose were leaders in history. 296 more words

Purpose

I Dream of Elephants top finished

The quilt is too big for me to photograph.  If I had a couch I would definitely be able to, but I don’t.  My bedroom has only enough space for the bed and really poor lighting.  95 more words

Quilting