Thursday, June 17, 2010


Life has definately steered me away from sewing! I just completed a few bee blocks, but that's about it.

We've been anticipating for some time, and I can now announce it!

I'm moving back to my home province! We're heading back to Vancouver! Yippeeeee!!!

We've wanted this for quite some time, and have been patient to wait for the right opportunity, a paid move, etc and we just got the confirmation.

It's going to be a crazy few months, and I hope I can contribute at least something quilty to the blogging world. I'm working on my sketch of a wall quilt which is all solids, and totally difficult to plan the piecing, but I'm excited about it. Just not excited about the timelines in the next 2 months -
  • Our vacation to South Carolina for 3 weeks in July will NOT BE INTERRUPTED BY THIS MADNESS!!!
  • Sell our house and buy a new house hopefullly before school starts in September
  • Move before September.
Did I mention that house hunting for a new home is difficult as we are a province away? a 13 hour drive??? I think one of us will fly out and check some homes out on our own and then when we narrow it down, we'll all go. dh and I have very similar tastes and wants.


Is it wrong that I'm already planning my road trips down to Seattle, Oregon Coast, and California???? I'm so excited for the prospects of things to do!!!!

And no more cold harsh winters!

But lots of soggy sappy rain. But then I can wear really cute fancy rain boots and find someone to make me one of those gorgeous raincoats that I see in the quilting world!


  1. Yay for you!! I love it when people get what they want! I'm very happy for you and hope everything goes smoothly. Can't wait to see your new rain togs!

  2. We at the Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild welcome this development! Good luck with the move!

  3. hey congratulations, i know you have been wanting this to happen for a long time. You are right it will be a made house this summer, but worth it in the rain. These days in Calgary it feels like Vancouver...rain rain rain. best of luck!

  4. Yay! Congratulations :) def much warmer out there!

  5. Congratulations! I am so happy for you!

  6. great news Andrea! love to hear this happy news from you! good luck with your 'to do' list!

  7. Anonymous 11:05 AM

    Well, welcome back :) What part of Vancouver are you heading to? I am in Maple Ridge and would love to have another quilter around hint,hint.

  8. Nice to hear!

  9. Hi Andrea, we love Vancouver and yes it's 12 + hour drive for us too here in Southern Alberta but hey it's worth the trip, dh and I say it's the journey that we love the most!!
    good luck with all the new stuff coming your way!!

  10. But we haven't had a chance to meet yet!
    So happy for you, I know this is what you want.

  11. Hooray! Finally! I'm so pleased for you. Good luck with the move!

  12. Congratulations, and good luck with the move. And when you get settled in and are ready for a trip down to Seattle, let me know! :-)

  13. welcome back - it had been a while!!
    congrats......yeah bc....
    will you be right in van....or will you be more in the outskirts??
    isn't it wonderful to make plans??

    my dh surprised me today with my very own whitelines notebook....


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  15. i hope all the details of the move go smoothly! i've done my share of moving myself and it always has it's ups and downs. have fun with all of them!


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