quilt monday

I've been having a terrible time with my computer; I filled up my memory and can't access my pictures. I take LOTS of pictures lol.

I was going through my pictures when I found these and realized I had never shown them. So some Christmas in April today :)

I saw a block posted somewhere online last fall and knew I needed to make these. I'm pretty sure it took longer to hunt down the Christmas fabrics than it did to actually make the runners. 

Seriously, how cute are these? 

I kept the quilting simple and went with a meander.

I looooooove these fabrics.

I absolutely love how these turned out. I can see this being a popular go-to Christmas gift.


quilts for bronocs

Calling all quilters!

There is a call for over 200 charity quilts to provide comfort for Broncos staff members, billet families, first responders, EMT, RCMP, Fire and other impacted in the communities of Humboldt and Tisdale and surrounding communities. 

You can either make a whole quilt or just a few blocks. 

Block: the block shown below made 12.5″ unfinished (12″ finished)
Colours: Any combination of the team colours:
Green, Dark Green, Gold, Black, and White.
Arrange and mix up the colours as you wish!
For example:

And if you make an entire quilt, I will quilt it for free. 

Deadline for quilts/blocks is May 18th. More details can be found HERE.

busy, busy

And not at all in a bad way :)

I got carried away and made more blocks for my True North quilt. Fingers crossed I can get the top together this week.

This quilt is going to be amazing!

And this. I finally finished my Swoon quilt top!

I may have gotten carried away with it since it measures 109x118!

And a little odds and ends project just because.

Looks like I need to book myself some time on the longarm soon.

quilt monday

I wanted to send a friend a little something as a thank you and just the way the pattern went, I was able to cut out two of the same quilt. So why not make both?

How cute are they?

As you can see, I kept the quilting simple and went with a crosshatch. I love how it compliments the quilt.

Those crisp bound corners.....

And now time to start something new!

quilt monday

This quilt. I was given the fabric by a friend a few years ago for Christmas and I knew what pattern I wanted to use. I finally sat down a few weeks ago and got it together.

quilted with Malachite 

I could not love this more.

And the quilting pattern. 
It has quickly become one of my favourites. 
I wasn't 100% sure about using it on this but so glad I went with it. I love the look.

I kept the binding simple and went with the same grey as the sashings. I love how it finishes the quilt right off. And that navy print. Love.

Baby isn't here yet which is a good thing so I can love this a little longer.

Happy Monday

snack saturday

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 8 oz. cream cheese-softened
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 cup raspberries-washed and well drained
  • 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5.5 Tablespoons unsalted butter- softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter-chilled and cube
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease 8 or 9 inch springform pan and line the bottom with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. To make the filling: Mix together the cream cheese and sugar on medium-low speed until creamy. Add eeg white end mix on low just to combine. Set aside.
  3. To make the cake batter: In a bow stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, set aside.
  4. With an electric mixer cream together the butter and sugar on medium-low speed. Add egg and egg yolk and vanilla. Slowly mix in the flour mixture alternating with the sour cream. Transfer the batter into the prepared pan and smooth with a spatula. Spread the cream cheese filling on top. Place raspberries onto cream cheese filling.
  5. To make the topping: Combine sugar, flour and chilled cubed butter in a bowl. Stir with a fork or pastry blender until the mixture is crumbly.( Make sure the streusel is in pea-sized crumbs)
  6. Sprinkle the streusel on top of raspberries.
  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a rack, run a thin knife around the cake and loose ring of springform pan.
  8. Store in the fridge.

quilt monday

I was given some mini charm packs which was perfect since I had just seen a project online that was perfect for them.

Isn't it fun?

I wanted to keep the quilting simple and went with my favourite of straight lines.

This crisp corner <3 p="">

Quick, cute and perfect.

quilt monday

I took part of Valentine's mini quilt swap and had to make my favourite Valentine Mini quilt.

And why make one when I can make two?

I used one of my favourite Thimbleblossom fabrics for backing.

I quilted one with a cross hatch and got lazy for the second and did just straight lines.

Finished them off with a nice red grunge fabric.

Simple perfection

family day

Yesterday was a holiday here. It was nice to get to spend the day relaxing and getting ready for the upcoming week. Hard to believe this is the second week of February already!

Part of my day yesterday was spent editing blog photos so sit back and enjoy some recent client quilts.

Celia's buggy barn cat quilt, With a cat lol.

quilted with Flirtatious 
Also by Celia, this fabulous scrappy quilt.

quilted with Spilled Ink
So many great fabrics in this.

This lovely quilt by Faye.

quilted with Greenery 

This lovely spring-themed quilt by Donna.

quilted with Daisy3

This fantastic modern quilt for Hamels.

quilted with Latte

Love this panto against the straightness of the quilt.

Also for Hamels, the perfect Olympic quilt.

quilted with Maple Sryup

By Faith. I love this quilt.

quilted with Daisy 3

So much pretty.

This lovely quilt by Denise.

quilted with Dandelion


This quilt by Arlana; she was lucky to get it back ;)

quilted with Contempo

I love this picture Arlana sent me after.

This cutie by Helen

quilted with Treetop
Super cute.

Lastly, these two beauties by Candi.

quilted with Flirtatious 

Absolutely stunning.

And this one. Love!

This was quilted with an old panto called Fairy Floss.

Thanks for looking!

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