2020 Mystery Quilt
Approximate size: 70" x 84"
Join Brenda Call as she helps us create a 70" by 84" mystery quilt.
In January, Brenda presented the fabric requirements for the quilt. Each month, generally on the third Thursday, Brenda will add a new clue to guide us in creating our quilt. Our final clue will be given in September and on October 22 we will have our quilt reveal.
Click on the following links to jump to the appropriate clue:
MAIN QUILT BODY
1 yard light fabric
2 ½ (2.25) yards medium to large scale bold print with medium background
1 yard dark fabric – this could be a solid
1 ½ (1.5) yards of medium contrast fabric – pick a color from your bold print
Border #1: 2/3 yards of light fabric. (If you are using the same fabric as the light fabric in your quilt you will need a total of 1 2/3 yards total light.
Border #2: 1 1/3 yards large scale bold print. (If you are using the same bold fabric as above you will need a total of 3 2/3 yards total.
BINDING: 2/3 yards
To print these requirements, click HERE.
Following are two sample pallets for this quilt.
MYSTERY QUILT CLUE #1
Contrast Fabric: Cut 8 strips @ 4” x WOF
Bold Fabric: Cut 8 strips @ 4” x WOF
With right sides together sew 1 contrast strip and 1 bold strip together along the length of the strip. Press to the bold fabric. Repeat 7 more times to have a total of 8 strips sets. Sub cut your strips every 4 inches. Need 80 units.
To print these instructions, click HERE.
MYSTERY QUILT CLUE #2
Light Fabric: Cut 3 strips @ 4” x WOF
No sewing this clue. Sub cut your above strips into 2 ¼” units. You need 40 units.