Adventure Sewalong Week 6 - Picking Thread and Quilting Patterns adventure sewalong play Nov 10, 2021

She's basted and ready for some quilting action!

I took the morning off of work to baste the Adventure Sewalong quilt. Sadly, the kids were at school and I had to do it by myself. 

Now I need...

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Adventure Sewalong Week 5 - A Finished Quilt Top! adventure sewalong improv play Nov 02, 2021

There was no way to know what this would look like when we started and I am absolutely thrilled with how it ended up!

In all honesty, I don't think I could have come up with this on my own. From...

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Adventure Sewalong Week 2 - Fabric Pull and First Stitches play Oct 13, 2021

This is rather freeing, having the decision making authority taken away!

I chose my inspiration based on a comment on my Instagram Live for a favourite toy. I didn't pick a toy - I don't remember...

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Play Makes Us Human encouragement imagination play Sep 21, 2021

It isn't that no other creatures in the world play for the sake of playing. But it is our imagination fuelling play that truly sets us apart. 

The great writer Ursula K. Le Guin called the...

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Summer Optimism finishing play scraps Sep 07, 2021

From an orphaned block to a bed size quilt. Sometimes you have to make just because the fabric makes you happy.

That is exactly what happened here. It was a discarded block, a sample for a class I...

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First Law of Physics encouragement instigation play Jun 01, 2021

A body in motion will stay in motion and a body at rest will stay at rest unless acted on by an external force.

Also known as the Law of Inertia.

We've been lecturing the kids about this during...

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Play for the Fun of Playing

There are no expectations on Quilters’ Playcation. Show up for yourself, hang out, sew as little or as much as you want. Nothing you sew on Playcation has to turn into anything. This is all about giving back to yourself and playing for the sake of playing. 

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