Tag Archives: quilt shops


“Valley Views”-Country Fair

Country fairs are alive and well in the valley! I have spent many a day wandering through different fair grounds, looking at the exhibits and the animals and eating way too much food! There’s something magical in the evening when the sun goes down and the lights of the midway dazzle your eyes-it’s my favorite […]

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 […]


Muskoka Shop Hop Itinerary

I will be posting the last blog entry about the quilt later today but in the meantime here’s my schedule for the hop, Thursday September 25 to Saturday September 27. Thursday 9-12     The Muskoka Quilting Company Thursday 3-6        3 Gals and a Quilt Shop Friday 9-12            Thimbles&Things Friday 3-6               Elite Quilting Saturday 9-12        Simcoe Sew […]


Postcards from Muskoka Block 8 The Cottage

Block 8, Cottage (available at The Muskoka Quilting Company in Bracebridge) Well, let’s face it, Muskoka is known as “Cottage Country”. Even the rich and famous flock there for a bit of R&R (and hopefully a bit of anonymity, or at least quiet!). There are some pretty swanky places in and around the area, but […]


Postcards from Muskoka Block 6, Cedar Canoe

Block 6, Cedar Canoe (available at Country Concessions in Cookstown) There are many famous (and not so famous) paintings and pictures of canoes in the water. A beached canoe can tell so many stories about exploring our amazing lake and river systems. Home after a day out paddling, ready to head out exploring or just […]