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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:

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

    Hugs,
    Pam

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

    Debbie

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

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

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  5. Learned this in school, but is still interesting.

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

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  7. Sounds fun.Thanks

    Merry Christmas!

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  8. 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

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

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  10. Thanks - looks like fun to me!

    sao in Midltohian, VA

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

    hugz

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  12. 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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  14. 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 :)

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

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

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

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

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

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  20. 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!

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

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

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

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  24. 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.

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  25. I'm gonna catch up! Wait for me!

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  26. 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.

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  27. 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???

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