Tag Archives: Quilt Shops

Spring Quilting Retreat

The Spring Quilting Retreat in April was a lot of fun. This was the guild’s second annual retreat at Over the Rainbow Lodge on Camano Island in Washington State. The Lodge is spacious and comfortable and well equipped for quilting, … Continue reading

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Quilt Shops in the Mountain States

music:  Santa Fe by Ottmar Liebert From Moira … Santa Fe Quilting, Santa Fe, New Mexico The Santa Fe Quilting shop was very large.  It took a bit of time to explore all the shop as it had three rooms. … Continue reading

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Travels with Diane – Southern California

Diane sends us this message from Chula Vista, California. “Just sending photos of some outdoor quilting I’ve been working on.   Two lazy days work produced 4 qayg (quilt as you go) quilt squares.  Looking forward to going to Rosie’s Quilt … Continue reading

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Travels with Diane – Whakatane, New Zealand

Diane sends us this quilty note from Whakatane on the North Island of New Zealand, where she is presumably soaking up some sunshine.  For Vancouverites currently dealing with the grey skies and rainy deluges of this fall season, yes, there is still sunlight … Continue reading

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Quilt Stories from the Road

This month my husband and I explored a bit of central B.C.  Besides enjoying the mountains, ranch lands, canyons, lakes and waterfalls, I managed to do a bit of quilt spotting.  That’s my department. Dancing Quilts   In 100 Mile House I visited a … Continue reading

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Judy Farrow, Textile Artist

Judy Farrow is a textile artist who lives in Parksville, B.C. She lived for many years in the Northwest Territories (now called Nunavut), in Iqaluit on Baffin Island and in Yellowknife.  She worked as a teacher and researcher and travelled … Continue reading

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Quilting in Alaska

Moira S. visited a quilt shop and attended a quilt show in Sitka, Alaska recently, when she was returning from Japan on a cruise ship.  Sitka is a city of about 9,000 people located on Baranof Island on the outer coast of Alaska’s … Continue reading

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Roxanne’s, A Wish and a Dream – California Quilt Shop Dazzles

In the small coastal town of Carpinteria, California, south of Santa Barbara, is a quilt shop you won’t want to miss if you are in the area.  Step through the periwinkle-coloured doors into Roxanne’s world of colour and imaginative displays and you … Continue reading

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January 2015

Happy New Year and Welcome to the new executive and committee members. The program was in two parts. First we heard about Stephanie and her plans for the our new shop on the North Shore — Stitch and Bobbin. Secondly, Lorna … Continue reading

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LF, our president, is asking about favourite quilt shops.  Yesterday L and M found their current favourite in Moab, Utah! We managed to have an hour in the shop – met a fellow quilter from Powell River, BC and explored … Continue reading

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