Monthly Archives: December 2012

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year

This Santa Claus tree was made by the original Neighbours in the Hood in Powell River for the 2007 Festival of Trees for the Powell River Association for Community Living. He was the Miracle on Maple Avenue. Here’s wishing all … Continue reading

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December 2012 Sewing Day

The last MLQ sewing day for 2012 was full of good cheer, great food and wonderful people. The lunch counter quickly filled up with cookies from the cookie exchange organized by Liz. Apparently it was so successful that next years … 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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The Advent Calendar

It was the winter of 1988 when my sister-in-law showed me an advent calendar in a magazine. Both the calendar and ornaments were made entirely of felt.  At the time I had what was called a “cottage industry” sewing business, tailoring, mending and sewing … Continue reading

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