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Volum e 2 Issue 2

Welcome Spring with an adorable embroidered bunny & smocked eggs Knit a plush cow Crochet Tea Cozy

Transform your drawings into needle work Canada $8.95

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6 flower projects to make with:

quilting, embroidery, felted wool, boutis, fibre art & rug hooking

Olympic Goldwork

12 inspired designers

Simply Luxurious beaded necklace share their stories of passion ...and much for their craft more!

Contents Spring 2007

Designers in the Spotlight











Firing Helen’s little knitted cow is as Rypan “Simply Luxurious” says it all as 12 Helen 42 Maria Maria shares this lush necklace and earrings set in addictive as chocolate – once you try one you’ve got to try all the other varieties in her “Country Critters for Knitters” collection!

Morin A recent drawing lesson inspired 18 Lynne Lynne to capture the beauty of her Scabiosa flower on a quilted hanging..


Tracy Arsenault Tracy’s “Spring Cottage” is a delight to stitch in anticipation of cottage season!

iridescent blue.

Whitbread Marilyn creates an Inukshuk 50 Marilyn gold work piece on hand dyed silk with the 2010 Winter Olympics in mind.

Marquis Judith’s intricately smocked and 56 Judith beribboned – and calorie-free! – eggs will elegantly adorn your home for the Easter season.

Ruth was featured in our Spring 2006 62 Christine Alexiou Christine’s “Fantasy Flower 30 RuthI.Forbes Purse” is the perfect accoutrement for an evening at issue with her “Evelyn Marie” crocheted dress. She’s back in this issue with her exquisite “Elizabeth Jane” tea cozy and mat set. A must have for a best-dressed table at tea time!

Freeman Inspired by a pink tulip from 34 Michaele her garden, Michaele takes “In the Pink” through a different artistic media to ultimately arrive at a delicately hooked pillow top for spring.

the opera; it can also be displayed as a work of art in a special corner of our home.

Holmes & Christine Baker Their felted 70 Nellie wool “Wildflower Garden” runner is a quick way to add colour to our home décor after a long winter.




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PATTERN TESTER Kim Beckner CREATIVE ADVISORS Deborah Bates Lise N.M. Flyman Judith Marquis PRINTING

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05 Editor’s Letter 06 Come On In!

Les Brodeuses is on trendy boulevard St. Laurent in downtown Montreal. Their in-store museum invites us to take a step back into the history of embroidery. Likewise, their project takes us back to a time when boutis was a very popular embellishment for petticoats.

91 Mark Your Calendars! 77 Hooked on Books

More great books to add to our sewing collection.

91 Business Directory 78 The Heart of the Art

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Antiques are wonderful; they remind us of things we don’t use anymore. Carol A. Dodd shares her collection of old fashioned needlework tools.

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84 A Stitch in Time

88 The Guilded Edge

The Canadian Embroiders’ Guild Guelph presents “Welcome Spring” by Laura Dobrindt. In keeping with the Guild’s team spirit, five guild members were invited to create variations on Laura’s theme. See the six different interpretations!

82 Pulling Together

Charlene Hearst’s experience on an African safari has forever changed the way she views quilting. Find out why.

74 Good to Know!

An interesting and informative look at model stitching, written by Faith J. Cormier.

76 Creative Musings

This new section will explore various aspects of the creative process. In this issue Debbie Bates recounts how a good spring cleaning can help unblock the creative flow.

87 Out & About… Carla’s Travels 98 Sneak Peek! Summer 2007 98 Advertizer Index


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April 18-19, 2015 2015 Quilt Show, Tiny Township Community Centre, 91 Concession Road 8 East, Tiny, Ontario L0L 2J0 The Georgian Bay Quilters’ Guild presents Reflections of Georgian Bay, Roots and Wings. Roots and Wings Challenge: “Good parents give their children roots and wings. Roots to know where home is, wings to fly away and exercise what’s being taught them.” – Jonas Salk Admission is $5 and men are our guests. Plenty of free parking, handicap access and a tearoom. The location will be well signed. For more information email us at or online at or on Facebook. April 19, 2015 Ontario Hooking Craft Guild 49th Annual Conference and Show (Traditional and primitive rug-hooking) Best Western Lamplighter Inn 591 Wellington Rd, London, Ontario N6C 4R3 Try traditional rug hooking, find teachers in your area, view hundreds of hand crafted rugs, purchase wools, patterns, dyes, books, kits. Open to the public. Admission $10. For more information visit April 24-25, 2015 Creativ Festival International Centre 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON L4V 1E8. Two-day interactive experience, where shopping, inspiration & creativity flourish! Get in-the-know and stay on top of what's hot, new and next in the world of sewing, knitting, quilting, beading, needlework, paper crafts, embellishing and other creative art forms. Design it! Create it! Embellish it! Make it YOU! ALL seminars, demos, make 'n takes & activities are free with admission. Friday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-6pm. For more info: or call 1.800.291.2030. May 28 - June 7, 2015 Saskatchewan Stitches Conference St. Peter’s Abbey, Muenster, Saskatchewan Join internationally renowned instructors for classes in Bra making, Quilting, Fabric Art, Sewing, Knitting and Rug Hooking for a week of learning, sharing and fun. Forms and details at or call 1.800.344.6024. June 20-27, 2015 Green Mountain Rug School The Capital Plaza Hotel 100 State St Montpelier, Vermont, USA 05602 Two four-day sessions (6 classes each session) offered June 20-23 and 24-27, 2015 at our new location at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier, Vermont. Traditional and contemporary rug hooking classes for all levels, plus a hooking retreat each session. Details at:

August 19-23, 2015 The Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador (RHGNL) Rug School Lavrock Camp/Conference Centre, Trans Canada Highway, Exit 35 (45 min. drive from St. John’s) Registrar: Diane Warren , 709-753-8836, RHGNL is hosting its Annual Rug School. Classses range from beginner to advanced hooking. Our Guild also hosts various hook-in gatherings throughout the province during the year. This year we celebrate our 20th Anniversary. For further information visit our website at September 12-13, 2015 Settlers’ Village Quilters’ Guild presents Harvest of Quilts Show & Sale Kawartha Settler’s Village, 85 Dunn St, Bobcaygeon, Ontario K0M 1A0 Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm Admission $5.00. All heritage buildings on site will be used to showcase over 200 new quilted items and heritage quilts. The theme of this show is “Recipe for a Quilt”. Also featured will be a merchants’ mall, members boutique, quilt appraiser Rosalie I. Tennison, quilt raffle, door prizes, toonie draw, scissor sharpener, demonstrations and an inter guild challenge. Refreshments in two locations. Buses welcome. Wheelchair accessible. For more information visit our web site at:



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Advertiser Index 73 Amberlane & Amberpetites 51 BF Designs 93 Brother 90 Business Directory 41 Canadian Guild of Knitters 23 Country Concessions 42 Craft & Hobby Association 69 CreativFestival 51 Crochet Designs by NanaRuth 51 Focus on Fibre Arts

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Ruby Pearl Quilts 500 King St W, Suite 8, Oshawa, ON L1J 2K9  905.436.3535    We are your full service source of professional quilting equipment, products, & courses. Led by 44 years of sewing experience & more than 20 years of quilting experience, we have the experience necessary to help you push your hobby to the next level! Ruti's Needlebed 10 Thomas St, Mississauga, ON L5M 1Y5  905.821.9370   Mississauga's Finest Quilting and Knitting Store!! Come see our huge selection of yarn, fabric, supplies, sewing machines and knitting machines…a local store for all your quilting, sewing, knitting needs! We offer a wide variety of classes. The Yarn Guy 15 Gower St, Toronto, ON M4B 1E3  416.752.1828 or toll-free 1.800.836.6536    See us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter! Knitting machines, sewing machines, repairs, parts for Passap, Studio, Singer, Silver Reed, Superba, White. Sewing notions and supplies, books, ball yarns, coned yarns, TAMM yarns, Paton's yarns, Bernat yarns, Phentex yarns, Bernat kits & crafts. Sew Fancy Inc. Guelph, ON  519.824.4127    Your Premier Canadian Source for Specialty Sewing Supplies including Smocking, Heirloom Sewing, Goldwork, Silk Ribbon Embroidery, Needle Tatting, Swarovski Crystals, Sashiko, Quilting and more. Visit the website for the latest in sewing supplies. Sewing Machines Etcetera 4155 Fairview St Unit 3, Burlington, ON L7L 2A4  905.639.5525    At Sewing Machines Etcetera we have been in business since 1992, we will consistently and joyfully adapt to changes in technology and the marketplace, so we can offer the best in sewing related products and service to our whole community.

Stitch-It Central 189 Thames Street S, Ingersoll, ON N5C 2T6  519.303.1563    Stitch-It Central is a store to satisfy all your cross stitching needs. We have everything such as notions, books & magazines, project kits, charts, gift collections & certificates, papers & accessories, fabrics and linens, and so much more.

The Stitcher's Muse 4 - 70 Church St, Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5H4  250.591.6873     A divine little shop with supplies for all your hand stitching needs! Friendly, knowledgeable, helpful staff. Cross stitch, canvaswork, needlepoint, embroidery, counted thread, lace making and more. Books, patterns, fabric, threads, tools.

Sue's Quilting Studio 22 Main St E, PO Box 427, Vankleek Hill, ON K0B 1R0  613.678.3256    101057286682381 Where Friends gather! Specialty fabrics, notions, courses & long arm quilting. Specialty wool & knitting supplies, Swedish weaving, bunka supplies in the Gingerbread Capital of Ontario, an hour from Montreal, Ottawa & Cornwall.

Upper Canada Quiltworks PO Box 64, Brockville, ON K6V 5T7  613.345.3956 Fax: 613.342.3327  Visit us online for a wide selection quilt patterns and books. Techniques include felted wool, fusible appliqué, punchneedle, rag quilting and printing photos on fabric.

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