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


Pam at Antique or Not said...

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


WoolenSails said...

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


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!!

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.


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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

Cathy said...

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