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Meditation for the New Year

Insights and Intuitions: Twenty-Five Images for a Trip Down Memory Lane Ellen Collington, 2007 Free motion machine embroidery on creme silk, mounted on velvet prepared for the 25th anniversary challenge of the Hamilton Quilters Guild Tonight we are planning to … Continue reading

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Dragon Feathers

Patternista, is full of stunning geometrics, medallions and textures that will come together to make great quilts. The symmetrical prints provide unlimited design possibilities, both for art quilts and contemporary accessories. Dazzling medallions make great focal points, fiery swirls and … Continue reading

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Friggatriskaidekaphobia

Yes, it is Friday the Thirteenth again! Tomorrow I will get back to more “serious” concerns. According to the Hamilton Spectator, “Police estimate that by mid-morning, about 120,000 people, many on motorcycles, had descended on the town on the shores … Continue reading

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Les Vieux

To-day I am feeling rather sad and it helps to listen to this song by Jacques Brel. Les Vieux is about extreme old age and the approach of death.  As a youth, Brel’s acting troop performed in old age homes, … Continue reading

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Philographics, Chihuly again

Philographics refers to a series of posters designed to convey in a single compelling graphic shape the essential theme of a major philosophy. If you have been following my blog, you know that I am very interested in both philosophy … Continue reading

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Coffee

Coffee taught me a very important lesson last week… about kindness, generosity, and patience. My friends and I were in Dunnville, an hour’s drive away near Lake Erie, for a quilt show held by the local guild. It was an … Continue reading

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Dandelions

Dandelions ought to be the Ontario provincial flower! I have looked and looked for trilliums this year and have not seen even one. But the dandelion is ubiquitous and tenacious, coming up year after in even the most hostile environments, … Continue reading

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