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480 log cabin blocks  completed in 26 days.   30 blocks constructed using the mini 4 1/4″ log cabin blocks.  The 30 blocks then sewn into 6 rows 5 across.   424 more words

Applique

Batshaw Christmas drive: It may not be Santa's workshop, but it's close

WESTMOUNT – In the belly of Batshaw Youth and Family Centres lies a cramped room that looks like any other room inside the complex. Open the door and the room is bursting with presents, the end result of the organization’s annual Christmas present drive. 214 more words

News

Secure seams and thrifty thread savers

When I first discovered patchwork and quilting about five years ago I was lucky enough to attend an excellent beginners class held in the kitchen of one of the quilt groups experienced members.   647 more words

Awe And Wonder

English-speaking groups in short supply at health-reform hearings

When hearings begin on Quebec’s controversial health reform bill at the end of the month, only one English-speaking group is expected to have a seat at the table. 416 more words

Local News

Nyack Sketch Log: The Towt House

by Bill Batson

Imagine the stories that would be told if houses wrote autobiographies.

This stately structure on South Highland Avenue could tell us if slaves were hidden here during the abolition movement. 1,639 more words

Judy Martin--Free Pattern--Modern Basket

Judy Martin has just posted a free pattern in her Block of the Moment series.  Like all of Judy’s patterns, it takes easy patches and turns them into something a little different. 77 more words

Quilting

Star Cluster Block

One of my Mother’s Day gifts from my son and daughter-in-law in St. Louis was a two-yard length of some exciting fabric.  I love the silhouettes of a hometown marching band with exploding fireworks (click on photo to see fabric design). 125 more words

Quilting