This quilt may seem straight forward in its design, but quilter M-R Charbonneau packs a lot of meaning into this wonderful maple leaf quilt through color and stitching.
M-R writes in the blog Quilt Matters:
I made We the North Since 1867 to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary next year.  Yeah, I know I'm a little early to be doing a sesquicentennial quilt, but you gotta do what you gotta do. I love to travel and experience other countries and cultures, but I love coming home too. I feel pretty lucky to be born in this cool country so I wanted to make something to celebrate it.

Don't let the simple design fool you; it has a lot of meaning behind it (at least for me). It has 13 values of red (mostly Konas) for the 10 provinces and three territories.

#4 shirl3yf1 2016-09-18 13:35
A well thought out and meaning design, a very brave undertaking, and a super fantastic finish.

#3 QuiltJudyQuilt 2016-09-16 13:58
Absolutely stunning! Love all the symbolism and thoughtfulness you designed into this quilt
#2 Val Tucker 2016-09-16 12:09
Awesome! Impressive! Now you can enjoy this masterpiece before AND during our 150th!
#1 Nepeanquilter 2016-09-16 11:07
Kudos M-R! Great to see your work showcased on TQS.
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