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About fiddleheadquiltz

Longarm Quilter in Vancouver BC.

Quitlcon 2015

My first ever Quiltcon was amazing! I had so much fun, learned new techniques met amazing people and designers, and the best of show for me was meeting the members of the Gees Bend Quilters Collective. Here are some pictures … Continue reading

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2015!!!

Wow, it’s 2015!!!! So much to do, so little time! I’ve planned many projects for this year, completing UFOs, learning to use my new to my CSMs (Circular sock machine), improving my long arming skills, learning to design patterns, using … Continue reading

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A cute baby quilt

A cute little baby quilt….my latest project. Must get this finished before friend’s baby begins to walk!!! A   The doll applique is an image from the print fabric used to make the chevrons. Now to decide on how to … Continue reading

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Riley Blake Challenge

Time is a precious commodity of which I wish I had more. The Riley Blake challenge came and went………here is the final product… A lap size dresden plate quilt. Practise, practise, practise on this quilt…I call it bonding with my … Continue reading

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Modern version…..

More info on quilt completed from Civil War Legacies II by Carol Hopkins:  Bonnet Ties quilted completed using modern fabrics. The quilting on top was inspired by Crazy Mom Quilts blogspot. The back fabric was bought from IKEA. Looks cool as … Continue reading

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Book Review

 Civil War Legacies II by Carol Hopkins Are you into creating miniature quilts, well this book may be for you. This book is comprised of 17 projects made from scrappy reproduction prints. This is Carol Hopkinssecond book on Civil War … Continue reading

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Crazy Quilt

Yes!!! Finally completed my Crazy Quilt block!! That was a fantastic class, I learned so much about embroidery. I sure have come a long way from the basic straight, chain, and blanket stitches. All I need to do is frame … Continue reading

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Understanding Needles and Thread

Here’s an excellent video on needles and threads, posted by Handi Quilter!!!

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Book Review

What a busy life! Finally I made time to complete this book review! Book reviews for quilting, or any hobby, are much more interesting than those we had to write in English class. Here’s a quick snap shot of the … Continue reading

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Crazy Quilt Class

This is one of my favourite classes to date. I am learning various techniques in this class. The only stitches in embroidery I knew prior top this class was the blanket, chain and straight stitch. Now I know how to … Continue reading

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