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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Welcome to the Mystery Quilt


You'll need to pick out 3 Suspects:
"MUG SHOTS"
Feature         Medium
Coordinate    Light
Contrast        Dark


List of suspects:

Fabric ID                 Yardage            First Cut                      Second Cut
Feature                     1 1/4 yard           4 Strips 6 1/2" x 40"      20 squares 6 1/2" x 6 1/2"
                                                         4 strips 3 1/2" x 40"       40 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Coordinate                1 1/4 yard           4 strips 6 1/2" x 40"       20 squares 6 1/2" x 6 1/2"
                                                         4 strips 3 1/2" x 40"        40 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Contrast                    1 yard                8 strips 3 1/2" x 40"       80 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"




BORDER FABRIC ID's and Finishing Requirements
Fabric ID                                     Yardage                Cut
Inner Border (Coordinate)             3/4 Yard               6 strips 3 1/2" x 40"
Middle Border (Contrast)              3/8 Yard               7 strips 1 1/2" x 40"
Outer Border (Feature)                  1 1/8 Yard            7 strips 4 1/2" x 40"
Corner Stones (Contrast)               Scraps                  4 Squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Batting                                         1 package Twin Size Batting
Backing                                        4 3/4 Yards
Binding                                         2/3 Yard




CLUE 1:
1.  Gather forty 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" feature squares and forty 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" contrast squares.
2.  Sew the feature and contrast squares in pairs (two patch with feature fabric on the left and contrast fabric on the right).  Press the seams toward the contrast squares.
3.  Gather the remaining 40 contrast squares and forty 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" coordinate squares.
4.  Sew the contrast and coordinate squares in pairs (two patch with contrast fabric on the left and coordinate on the right).  Press the seams toward the contrast squares.



Clue 2:

1.  Gather all of the pairs from clue 1.
2.  Sew one of each pair into a Four-Patch unit,  Make sure the contrast squares are opposite each other on the diagonal.  Make 40.

Next Clues to be revealed at the May Meeting
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