Monthly Archives: October 2012

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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Chesapeake Landing Sewing Day: October 2012

I find the best way to start any day is with an egg! Breakast on Saturday’s sewing day was  Soldier’s Eggs. I never knew why that name, until now, but this is what Granny used to call them when she made them … Continue reading

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Just an Illusion: Step #1

When I started putting this mystery quilt together I started with fabrics on hand to test out the “size” I wanted. When I was satisfied with that I decided it was time to cut into my stash of fabrics from Down … Continue reading

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One Step Backwards: What is a Mystery Quilt?

This post doesn’t count for a step in the process of “Just an Illusion” mystery quilt. One of the participants thought it was important to know just how a Mystery Quilt actually worked. Like me, there are many quilters who … Continue reading

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Maple Leaf Quilters presents: “Just an Illusion” Mystery Quilt

It’s been an eye opener for me as I’ve been doing the research into this mystery quilt. After learning that I could just take a pattern and break it down into as many steps as I could, I then found out that … Continue reading

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It’s a Mystery

I’ve been pondering the next group project for awhile now.  September 2011 was the start of the BOM and after the reveal of those quilts in August I was asked what’s next? Well, truth be told, I hadn’t looked past the … Continue reading

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