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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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May the 4th Be With You

We had a choice between Cinco de Mayo or May the 4th Be With You as our May theme. Two years ago, when the Canucks were in the 2nd round of the playoffs, we celebrated Cinco de Mayo and I … 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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March 2013 Sewing Day

Sewing days at Chesapeake Landing are always delightful. We look forward to seeing all the participants and the projects they are working on. Today was no different. Show & share is so inspiring…seeing a photo of a quilt is just … Continue reading

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Sewing Day for January 2013

We were so focussed on what we were doing we couldn’t believe it when the lunch bell rang and 4:30 arrived not long after that! Wow, what a productive day. Both Shelley and Denise completed their Just an Illusion mystery … 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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