Do you remember the Chocolate Rush in Alaska in 1902?
Soapy Smith realized...
A chocolate bar is worth more than a bar of gold
Quilt Block 35
Quilt Block 36
If I had a chocolate every time I thought of you, I'd have a butt the size of Texas
Quilt Block 37
Quilt Block 38
Quilt Block 39
CHOCOLATE & CALORIES
Calories in white chocolate are negative and cancel the positive calories in dark chocolate.
Quilt Block 40
CHOCOLATE IS DESTINY
You will only pass this way once...
So grab the chocolate before the next quilter does...
At the bottom of the page is the last of Elspeth's Letters.
In Elspeth's letters to her friend she describes her journey from Valdez to Fairbanks in Alaska. While along the way she is making a quilt with blocks representing some of the sights she and her new husband William encounter.
Can you figure out what blocks she puts into her quilt?
Your Quilting Mission (not-Impossible) is to find the blocks Elspeth has described in each letter (the blocks may not be on the same page) and put them in the right order on the form below.
Throughout our pages are 40 numbered quilt blocks.
Below is a layout for Elspeth's quilt. Starting in the upper left corner and going from left to right put the numbers for Elspeth's quilt blocks into the right spaces.
When you think you have it laid out, email the solution to us and we will let you know if you are winner.
If your solution is correct, send us a self-addressed stamped envelope and we will send you a special prize and a coupon you can use in towards a purchase from our web site.
Or, visit our shop in Delta Junction Alaska and double the value of your coupon on a purchase.
The blocks Elspeth describes in her letters are also scattered through the web sit.
Some pages only have one block. Others have more than one block per page.
Limit of one per player per quilt
(Note: This Mystery quilt game originated at the Forget-Me-Knot Quilter's Guild SPRING FLING Quilting Retreat in April 1998. Check the Forget-Me-Knot Walter's Guild page for more information about upcoming retreats and other quilting fun!)
(Note 2: These letters were not actually written by Elspeth, they were written by Dawn and Peggy. They worked for several evenings in the spring of '98. Dawn was the artist.)
Mystery Quilt Online Game
Win a prize from the Alaskan Chocolate Quilting Company!
It's fun and easy as 1,2,3.
1. Read Elspeth's letters
2. Find the block or blocks she described in each letter by looking throughout the web site.
3. Enter the number in the correct order... First block number in the upper left space hen then next block number in the next space o the right. And Then go to the next row.
4. When the quilt is complete. Enter your contact name and email address and click the SEND button.
When you Win! Get a Gift from ACQC!
If you are correct ACQC will send you a small gift (via snail mail) and a coupon for a second nice prize and a fabric discount for use when you visit our actual shop in Delta Junction, Alaska.
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Mystery Quilt Game
Elspeth's second block was Spools.This is Quilt Block 13 on the bottom of the Oregon Quilting page.
Mystery Quilt Game
Elspeth's loses a precious needle. Read her letters to find out where it went.
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