Tuesday, December 13, 2016

150 Canadian Women Quilt-Along

So, I really wasn't going to do another wee block sampler.  But, you know.  This one has a wonderful twist.  Next Step Quilt Designs, a quilt store in Calgary Alberta, started a quilt-along to help celebrate Canada's 150th birthday in 2017. They are releasing three blocks each Tuesday for 50 weeks.  Each block also has a story about a Canadian woman.  How awesome is that!  

Red isn't a colour I've really collected much of over the years so I did have to backfill my stash with some yummy reds.  There are also a few lines of Canadiana fabric out there with some terrific images - inukshuks, maple leaves, polar bears, provincial flowers.

Here are the first five weeks of my blocks ...

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

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