Category Archives: Mystery Quilts

2017 Canada Mystery Quilt 2.0

It’s hard to imagine that we started  this Canada Mystery Quilt in the fall of 2015.  I started a Canada Mystery Quilt group on my Facebook page in November 2015 in hopes that it would encourage everyone to keep up … Continue reading

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Canada Mystery Quilt 2017

Canadian designer Shania Sunga has designed a 13 block Canadian themed quilt to help us celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday on July 1, 2017.  Kits will be released every 6 weeks until April 2017, with a finishing kit arriving in May. … Continue reading

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MQX 2013: 2nd Place Ribbon

In November 2012 Joan and I attempted to enter a quilt into the 1st Modern Quilt Show in Houston, Texas. We were not successful. We paid our $30 to enter “Vanishing” and were rejected. Fair enough, not every quilt will … Continue reading

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Just an Illusion Quilts in Stanley Park

June 16th was a beautiful sunny day in Vancouver.  We had 10 completed Just an Illusion quilts and two flimsies on display at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park. Quilters from Powell River, Vancouver Island, Tsawwassen, and Abbotsford participated.  The quilts hung on … Continue reading

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Quilt Flash Mob: MLQ Mystery quilts in Stanley Park

The term ” flash mob” has been around since 2003. Check it out here—> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flash_mob I don’t think what we’re about to do should be considered a “seemingly pointless” display but it is a flash mob of sorts! What we have … Continue reading

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Just an Illusion: Step #6

Well it’s finally here, the last step in the Just an Illusion mystery quilt as well as  my actual quilt, Kia Ora. This afternoon it will get it’s binding and all will be well. For those of you who have … Continue reading

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Just an Illusion: Step #5

As Fringe Inspector September I have been privy to several quilter’s quests to solve the mystery of Just an Illusion. Some of you have figured out what the actual block is but I’ve thrown in an non traditional setting and so give … Continue reading

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Just an Illusion: Step #4

Have the clues become clear while interviewing witnesses and questioning suspects? I’m thinking that if you try to   Make a Little Magic ,with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, all will start to become clear Your next clue: removed Jan 31/13 … Continue reading

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Just an Illusion: Step #3

Are you still “Building a Mystery?” Did any of you take up my challenge to complete another project or search for Steppenwolf’s “Magic Carpet Ride” album cover? I’ve been working on 25″ round table toppers for an upcoming class and … Continue reading

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Just an Illusion: Step #2

A few of the gumshoes involved in this mystery quilt have adopted names to play along while they quilt. So far we have Inspector Cluesew, Sherlock Hems, Simon Template, Miss Marpole, Hercule SEWiorot, Feed Dog, Inspector Cross Stitch and my personal favourite … Continue reading

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