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Thread: New Year's Day Mystery Quilt

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    New Year's Day Mystery Quilt

    Is anyone doing a mystery quilt on New Year's Day? I saw one on about.quilting.com that I may do. I've never done one before. Anyone know of any others?

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    I'm doing the Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt. I'm having sooo much fun doing this and I have really gone out of my norm as far as my comfort zone!
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    I have never done a mystery quilt. But it is on my someday list. Maybe next year?
    Scrapy quilts have more love in them.

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    I'm doing the Merry Mayhem regatta quilt. I've done a few of her mystery quilts in past and they have always been great quilts. There's a facebook group going for sharing pictures and asking questions. One of the things I do like about her mysteries is that she stays online while people are working so it's pretty interactive and easy to get answers if you have any questions.

    krisakz, I don't know how you manage two quilts in a day. I can barely do one!

    If anyone else is following the regatta quilt; I'd love to see your pictures.
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    I'm doing Bonnie Hunter's as my very first mystery quilt. That being said, it's so much fun I wanted to do more! I'm doing the Merry Mayhem Regatta quilt, the about.com mystery quilt, and the QuiltMaker mystery quilt...I must be out of my mind! Oh, and I'm starting Judy's mystery train ride on January 10th.
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    I'm doing Pat Sloans mystery. http://www.freequiltpatterns.info/bl...-boardwalk.htm And finishing the Bonnie Hunter Grand Illusion mystery. Hmmmm, maybe I can fit in one more. ��

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    I am finishing a BOM and trying to navigate my way through Bonnie Hunter's Grand Illusion. Between the two of them, my sewing room is littered from end to end and has a narrow pathway to the closet. That is all I can handle and that statement is debatable too.
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    Bonnie has revealed hers now. Can't wait to begin. Grand Illusion Mystery based on the colors used in the Grand Hotel on Mackinaw Island MI. I am originally from MI and have been there so this one has special meaning to me. My first mystery quilt though not much of a mystery anymore.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IQuiltnFL View Post
    I'm doing Pat Sloans mystery. http://www.freequiltpatterns.info/bl...-boardwalk.htm And finishing the Bonnie Hunter Grand Illusion mystery. Hmmmm, maybe I can fit in one more. ��
    I am doing Pat Sloan's mystery also. Never done one before so it should be fun. Mine will be very scrappy.
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    1st time doing any kind of mystery. I am doing Pat Sloan's BOM. here is my 1st block.
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    I am going to do the one from about.quilting.com. I am printing out all the pages today so I can go at my own pace. I am a slow quilter.

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    I wanted to do Pat Slones but could not find all of her fabrics. Wish she would have made a kit to buy.

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    I did the one at about.quilting yesterday. I am usually more of a scrappy quilter and while this mystery suggested that scrappy was doable, I wasn't comfortable going that route without an idea of what I would end up with. I didn't finish the top, got about 2/3 done. I am happy with the result even though I used only five fabrics. As soon as I get the top finished I will post a pic

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    Quote Originally Posted by IQuiltnFL View Post
    I'm doing Pat Sloans mystery. http://www.freequiltpatterns.info/bl...-boardwalk.htm And finishing the Bonnie Hunter Grand Illusion mystery. Hmmmm, maybe I can fit in one more. ��
    Went to see.....she talked about how she was going to show her way of doing flying geese....but I could not find the " where"..... I am curious to see the technique....I don't like her color choices.....but to each his own.....if I were to do it, I would use my own fabs and make a "kit" to work from. From her measurements...not a lot of fab is needed.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by citygirlsews View Post
    I am going to do the one from about.quilting.com. I am printing out all the pages today so I can go at my own pace. I am a slow quilter.
    Where at that site is mystery quilt...when I went there all I saw was a list of things, none of which was mystery......

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    I wonder if Craftsy is doing another block of the month... I watched (but didn't make up) the ones for 2012 and 2013- they both looked intersting. I watched in 2014 when I started quilting...

    The Craftsy 2014 blocks didn't really interest me. The colors were so loud that I didn't watch the lessons after the first month or two...

    Here's hoping they do it again in 2015!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geri B View Post
    Where at that site is mystery quilt...when I went there all I saw was a list of things, none of which was mystery......
    Here's the site information. I worked on this one all day yesterday, until I ran out of one of the fabrics! Now I'm moving on to something else waiting for fabric to come in.
    http://quilting.about.com/od/Mystery...lt-Pattern.htm

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    pat - LOVE your first block!

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    I've been following Bonnie Hunter's Grand Illusion Mystery Quilt, purchased the fabric for it at the Houston quilt show, and knew I wouldn't have time to start it until after the holiday season due to the fact that I'm working a 2nd job trying to save for a car. I did start it yesterday, and now have Step 1 finished! Pretty pink and aqua HST's, all 280 of the little suckers!!! I am taking all of next week off from my day job, so I have almost a week to play in the sewing room and get this thing done. I may change my mind once I see it, but I'm thinking of giving this quilt to a new and yet dear friend of mine. It's just too busy for my liking but I love the colors in it, so my friend may get something else. Bonnie Hunter's pineapple quilt perhaps? Much easier, and also cheaper as I will use the fabric I already have, and I bought the Grand Illusion fabric specific for Grand Illusion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by patinvt View Post
    1st time doing any kind of mystery. I am doing Pat Sloan's BOM. here is my 1st block.
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    Pat- I love this block!! So bright and cherry!
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    Patintv, I love your block. Beautiful fabric choices, hope you will post more pics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SusanSusan33 View Post
    I wonder if Craftsy is doing another block of the month... I watched (but didn't make up) the ones for 2012 and 2013- they both looked intersting. I watched in 2014 when I started quilting...

    The Craftsy 2014 blocks didn't really interest me. The colors were so loud that I didn't watch the lessons after the first month or two...

    Here's hoping they do it again in 2015!!
    Yes, it's posted and I signed up this morning. It's going to be really different this year but I love the end result. I'm just not sure I'm skilled enough to do it. Looks like a lot of paper piecing, which is not something I enjoy.

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