I've had a busy summer. Hubby and I spent a week visiting my parents in Winnipeg. We brought my mum back with us for a week. Mu and I got a lot of quilting done! One of my summer projects was to make quilts for the 3 children of our pastor. Pastor Ken and his family have recently moved from Calgary to Surrey BC. We will miss them. I decided to make scrap quilts for each of the kids and Mum was a great help to me as we worked on these large lap quilts for the kids. We found
Growing up, there were 3 couples with 8 daughters between them,. These couples had no immediate family near by and joined forces to become their own extended family. I am so very thankful to Auntie Sheila and Uncle Viv, Auntie Keta and Uncle Doug and my own Mum and Dad for raising 8 wonderfully strong women. We have grown to be wives, mothers, aunts, and even a few of us are grandmothers! My husband and I have been privileged to be included into my Son-in-law's immediate fam
We are in Winnipeg visiting my parents. We took 2 days to get from Calgary and took the north route through Yorkton. Unfortunately, no quilt shop were open on Sunday or Monday. Mum is an avid quilter and hubby and daddy are great supporters. So on Tuesday we ran errands in town and yesterday drove to Gimli. Thought I'd share my personal shop hop visits. Tuesday morning we google mapped Keystone Quilts in south east Winnipeg. A lovely little store and quite easy to find.
I'm on a fabric dyeing craze lately. I've been dyeing fabric almost non stop and I'm loving it! I found a new to me book on hand dyeing fabric in my personal library. I pulled it out to have a look and was surprised that I hadn't remembered that I had this book. Reading through it I found a new and simpler method and just had to give it a try! I pulled out the very last of my white fabrics and ripped it into just enough FQs to do what I wanted to do. First up was a 12 step c