Carli Heinrichs
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  • Telkwa, British Columbia, Canada
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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I'm a self taught quilter. I've taken only two workshops, one for machine quilting and the other for Drunkard's Path, both from Susie Ireland way back in the 1990's.
I am an avid crazy quilter, involved with the BV Modern Quilt Guild locally in the Smithers area as well, I'm the lead quilter on the Smithers 2013 Centennial Quilt Project.
How many quilts have you made?
dozens and dozens
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
I want to make them.
How long have you been a quilter?
since childhood
What is your favorite quilting technique?
hand quilting
Why do you quilt?
Its my expression of art, many years ago I was expressing myself in paint, now its fabrics.
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Smithers 2013 Centennial Quilt Update

Posted on January 12, 2013 at 10:34pm 0 Comments

OMG! I'm busier than a two  headed woodpecker in a beetle killed pine forest! Really, its going very fast and my quilting challenge is getting more complete as my off days from work can help me it done.

You can see regular posting on this challenging quilt and awesome experience documented on my blog. My Mac is needing a total upgrade and now I cannot upload photos from my home computer. So I'm sorry readers, you'll have to go to  …


More on Canadian Birds Quilt

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 9:17pm 3 Comments

As you'll read in this post at my blog, its been a long time coming. Its quite a story and I love comments when you pop in on my blog.

You'll have to cut and paste the above address into your…


Smithers Centennial 2013 Quilt Project

Posted on August 8, 2012 at 4:52pm 9 Comments

Well, most of the artist blocks are in. One still needs more time and so I'm moving along without it. I have many choices to make as this project progresses.

If you can picture 8 blocks not all the same size done in fabric and some done in acrylic paints on canvas. My challenge is to place them in an interesting setting. At first I was all over the idea of making a scene of the valley with great mountain views, rivers, skiers, etc, then as things progressed, I began to see something…


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At 9:39am on June 19, 2014, Vickie Smith said…

Happy Birthday, Carli.  Hope your day is delightful... 

At 1:36pm on October 9, 2012, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
lollol...hi cari, just catching up w the reading on the mystery quilt group. read your comment fr few minutes ago. i am doing the same thing. wasn't sure at first, but as the blocks/ steps are finished, thinking..w a few changes this could be such a fun/awsome project for "my" time this winter! will catch up w yours & viki's blogs later. just stealing a few here to cruise thru mqp!
At 6:32pm on July 29, 2012, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
great! loking forward to a sit..some tea..a bit of chat ...or as my dutch friend says a bit of "yammer" lol...

...and am sooooooooo ready for winter & the cessation of all out door activity .....except!! ...long walks in new fallen snow, camera in hand. and chatty visits over tea ...or wine :))
At 10:52pm on July 12, 2012, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
hey!! i would love to hang out too! bit late tonight, but maybe we can team up over a cup tea soon..herbal, coffee puts me to sleep!! hahahahah go figger! in fact just been sittin' w dh watching the idiot etc..sipping on a mug of bedtime ice coffee. so herbal tea...or wine...? name the time and place...we can chill.. and hang.. t'will be cool.

i read your bio before, but i have to comment...i too am pretty much self taught..took a rotary cutter class in mid 80's, a class fr sally collins in late 90's and about the same time a class in color theory from another fav author whose name eludes me right now. the first few yrs after i took that rotary cutter class on strip piecing quilts, dh was buying me books and scissors for bday, mday, xmas ...whatever excuse he my friend who had the store where i abruptly switched fr buying yarn and knitting accessories to fabric and quilting supplies...i would tell her which book i wanted and she would "suggest" them to dh..we had such a great scam going there for a few!! lollol..but i was getting books on how to...draft q patterns, machine quilting, hand quilting, early american methods of quilt block designing..etc etc and none of them are in print any more..they are such treasures..full of knowledge & patterns..

anyway..thanks for the invite...& yah..we def got to get together & hang out a bit!

i have sooooooo much experience on international hangin' sessions! lollollollol i truely do ..
At 11:04pm on July 7, 2012, eileen pritch said…

welcome Carli!

Carli....the deadline just finished on July 1 for Smas swap but as that was a holiday and many people away, I am extending it till July 15.

If you are interested in joing swap just read older messages for info



At 4:41pm on July 7, 2012, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
hi carli. loved the quilt you posted on the ulmer quilt frame qury. so visiting you here. welcome to our little international corner of quilt happiness here at My Quilt Place!

also visited the link above...then the link below. what can i! your quilts are so wonderful.

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