Cliff detail Bon Echo Rock

Hello 2015!

We’re starting the New Year off with a big bang!! Northcott is using two designs in magazine ads over the next few months. On February 3 The Fons&Porter Quilting Quickly magazine hits the stands with a full page ad featuring Bon Echo Rock (they are also kitting the pattern!). The April issue of McCalls Quick […]

Fab Flowers Full Quilt WM

Four New Patterns ready!

Four new patterns including three for Northcott and a Block of the Month! Fall 2014 was crazy busy but oh so much fun. December was spent catching up, completing commitments and  getting some patterns written and published. I have also finally been able to get back to some patterns in progress and hope to have […]

my-finished-top

Hook line and Sinker block 9 results- We’re Done!

A smaller crew this morning for our last get together-the almost year has flown by! Harvesting and family duties kept two of our dedicated sewers away, we missed you. We’ll have to see what the New Year brings… maybe this favourite from Crabapple Hill? It’s called “Shiny &Brite” Here are our results, so far, for […]

The Narrows- a favourite spot!

Three new designs launched by Northcott

Northcott is introducing a new line of fabric in the “Shimmer” family called Sandscapes. It is luscious, beautiful shades shot through with metallics and coordinates well with the existing Shimmer and Stonehenge fabric lines. It is also perfect for stained glass quilts-the marbling looks like coloured glass! The line was launched this past weekend at […]

Hook Line and Sinker Block 9 Notes

My top has sashing and borders and looks AMAZING! Yup, it’s done! It’s at the shop (Quilting Quarters) so stop in and see it. I will post pictures after I get through the Toronto show. I also hope to get some colouring done on Gingerbread Square blocks for our last get together. It has been […]

Thimbles&Things Shop Sample

Putting Postcards from Muskoka together

Putting it together, borders (available at all shops) I wanted to keep the “postcard” feel of the quilt going, so decided to just frame the individual pictures with small squares. The squares were all cut from leftover scraps from the blocks to tie it all together. I placed my coloured and black squares randomly, but […]