Category Archives: Featured Quilters

Kristy’s Quilt – a New Book by Brandy Maslowski

I am pleased to introduce you to Brandy Maslowski, author of a wonderful new book, Kristy’s Quilt and to have her as my first Guest Blogger. Here she is. Are you looking for a heartwarming quilt-related gift for a child or grandchild in your family? Brandy Lynn Maslowski, the host of Canadian Quilt Talk, is constantly telling …

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Passing It On

We quilters all want to pass on our skills to younger generations. It is very heartening to know that it is actually happening. Young Zoe, at the age of 8 wanted to learn to sew. She was making a stuffed animal – a squirrel in this case – and needed more fabric. Zoe went next …

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Nan Baker’s Bullas Bears BOM – Block 2 Is Here!

Here’s what Nan has to say about block 2: I am so excited about this bear – Yukon Yule! He is my favorite in the quilt. I love the look of wonder and amazement as he looks at the Christmas ornament. It is almost as if he is saying ” It’s getting to be Christmas” …

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Two Kinds of Snail’s Trails!

The beautiful Snail’s Trail quilt above was made by quilter, Inge Baum. It’s for sale at a reduced price just now at Quilts for Sale. Click on the photo to view closeups and details. Here is a different type of Snail’s Trails – the kind for which the quilt pattern was named. We found this snail on …

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Canadian Christmas Blog Hop – Week 7

Welcome back to our Canadian Christmas Blog Hop!        This past week you visited with Jean Boyd. I’m sure that many of us will make her Christmas Memories pattern. They make perfect gifts. My family has a traditional cranberry sauce recipe we’ve used, but I’m looking forward to trying hers this year! This …

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Canadian Christmas Blog Hop – Week 6

Welcome back to our Canadian Christmas Blog Hop!        Last week you visited here with me.  I hope you enjoyed my  hot pad pattern and cookie recipes. Don’t forget to share photos of your hot pads and your cookies, too. I’d love to see them. This week we visit with quilt designer Jean Boyd of Upper …

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Canadian Christmas Blog Hop – Week 5 – My Turn!

Welcome to Maria’s Quilt Scraps!                         Glad to have you visit! Last week you visited Kathy K Wylie  –  quilter, designer, author, teacher, speaker. Kathy provided us with a lovely Spinning Star coaster for our holiday tables and a delicious Tourtière recipe. Daphne Greig’s table runner and Kathy’s …

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Tree Ornaments – Perfect Gifts for Christmas – Order Yours Now!

JoAn Craig makes beautiful ceramic Tree Ornaments. You can order the delightful angel with the same or a different dress pattern. The one below includes a quilt pattern on it, so is the perfect gift for quilters or for anyone whom you wish to gift a quilt or quilted item to, this Christmas. These ornaments …

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Crafty Gemini – In the News!

Just a few days ago, I shared one of my favourite blogs with you – Crafty Gemini – by Vanessa Wislon. And now, Vanessa is in the news! Watch her interview on ABC video! You’ll have to wait out a short ad, but then you’ll thoroughly enjoy the 6 minutes that follow. Click here to …

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Crafty Gemini – One of My Favourite Blogs

In case you haven’t met, I’d like to introduce you to Vanessa, whose Crafty Gemini you will thoroughly enjoy. You will also enjoy her tutorials just as much, and you can subscribe to both. Scroll down to see one of her recent posts on How to Make Quilted Fabric Postcards. Her method is quick and …

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