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Sunday, December 25, 2011

On the 1st day of Christmas . . .
Join us here each day for the next 12 days to make
 a Mini Mystery Sampler Quilt. Each day I will post
the cutting and construction information for one block.
On January 6th I will reveal the mystery,
setting and finishing instructions
Make the block each day or do it later. The pattern will
remain on the blog forever so there is no rush.
Learn more about the history of the 12 Days of Christmas 
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A few piecing particulars
All measurements include 1/4" seam allowance
Blocks are 3-1/2" unfinished
Blocks will be 3" finished
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Block One
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Cut one 3-1/2" square

34 comments:

Pam at Antique or Not said...

What fun! I'm a new quilter, so this is just my speed. Count me in.

Hugs,
Pam

WoolenSails said...

Sounds like fun, will be sure to watch each day.
I hope you had a wonderful day today.

Debbie

pamina said...

Thank you !

Florida Friend said...

Woo Hoo...I am done with the first block!

Jackie said...

TFS the history of 12 days of Christmas. Very interesting. I will be sure to get my 31/2 square done today.
Thank you.

Anonymous said...

Learned this in school, but is still interesting.

Shakerwood said...

Okay, so I am behind already but I think I can catch up pretty quickly! Thanks for doing this ....

Rosa said...

Sounds fun.Thanks

Merry Christmas!

Anonymous said...

How fun this is!! I just cut out a Christmas quilt for next year using Kate Spain's Flurry -- perfect for my leftovers! Thank you so much!!
Florence

Nancy said...

Wow, that was easy!

Gayle said...

Is this quilt designed to be scrappy? Or should we choose a coordinated color palette? Helpful hints please!

sao said...

Thanks - looks like fun to me!

sao in Midltohian, VA

creativedawn said...

Thank you for this opportunity to make a mini mystery. I love mysteries and minis.

hugz

VĂ©roV said...

Superbes.

Lesley said...

I have been following this for days and getting more excited after seeing each posting! No more waiting...I am starting now...hope I can catch up!
Thanks for a great project!

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Pippa Parsons said...

I'm starting today as Kaaren from the painted quilt blogged about it and its a nice project that hopefully I can catch up on... need to go check my stash :)

mariaerba said...

I'm ready now this mystery...
can'i follow with my stash???
thank you
Maria
Italy

Cathy said...

This year, I sewing this wonderful mini quilt, thank you Sheryl!

Kate said...

I aced this one! lol

Andee said...

Now this is a little mystery I can keep up with during the busy holiday season, I hope lol!

Jacqueline said...

I love your mysteries...

Maggey and Jim said...

Alway love your vignettes and will enjoy each day of sew along....

Linda said...

Thank you. I hope I can keep up. I've wanted something red & white.

Susie Hoover said...

Ready or not, here I come!

GrannyJan said...

I always love your quilt-alongs! One question - do you think 1/2 yard of white will be enough to use for all the blocks? Thanks!

Needled Mom said...

Sounds like fun.

Mary Ellen said...

Is that it for Block 1 a 31/2 in square?

michpicard said...

hello
I like to read about this quilt ,the story . .thank you very much
michele

Tammy Muscato said...

This sounds fun! Can't wait to go through my stash today and get started :) Thanks!!!

Ramona said...

Late to the party but will probably join as soon as I finish up the last few alphabet pieces. That was fun and this looks fun too.

Wilma NC said...

I'm gonna catch up! Wait for me!

Eileen Bill said...

I just found your blog - sounds like fun and I really think I can do this first block! Enjoyed the history of the 12 Days of Christmas - had not seen this before.

Berrill Ley said...

Too funny. A friend sent me the link abd after getting excited to join up, realized it was 2011. Now I find people starting, so woohoo, lets go. Is there anywhere that tells us a fabric guide for colour???