Monthly Archives: June 2013

Put Another Log on the Fire

Friendship quilts. That’s what this post is about…a quilt that travels from one friend to another. Several weeks ago it arrived at my house. Powell River to Mill Bay…it’s now back in Nanaimo where it was made. In March 2001 … 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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June Sewing Day & Mile-a-Minute Workshop

MLQ’s last sewing day before summer break was June 15th. We had a full house and 6 quilters looking to make use of their scraps by learning the “mile-a-minute” technique. Lorraine had started working on this type of piecing years ago using her left … Continue reading

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I Love Scrappy Quilts

On June 15th we are going to be making “Mile-a-Minute” quilts. I don’t know where the term came from when referring to quilts but ”Mile-a-Minute” has been around for a long time. According to several dictionaries it refers to “very quickly,” or … Continue reading

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