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MYSTERY QUILT, SPRING STEP TWO

As I mentioned earlier, my camera battery died and I lost half of what I had taken, so I redid the block.  I found that I wasn't happy with my sample block and redid it in Pinks.  

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And here is how I cut it.  Remember for Color 4, you will need four 4.5 inch strips plus one 2.5 inch…

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Added by Donna Coppin on March 1, 2015 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

MYSTERY QUILT, SPRING STEP ONE

Good Morning!

Last night as I was taking pictures for the first steps, my camera battery went dead and I had to recharge it overnight. Now it is recharged and only half of what I took was saved. But here is what I have so far.

NOTE: I found it very useful to use a tag to keep track of my colors and cut up an index card into 4 pieces and wrote down what each unit needs as it will be the same all the time and makes it easier to keep track of what you…

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Added by Donna Coppin on March 1, 2015 at 7:44am — No Comments

MYSTERY QUILT, SPRING, A FEW HINTS

As promised, here are some colors that I am considering for the quilt.  

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There are a few that are thinking of doing this in brights and  you can if you like, but in order for this to work, you need dark, medium and light fabrics.  Keep in mind that as you cut your fabric, you will need 2.5 inch strips and 5 inch charms and as you cut them, keep them in separate piles according to color.  Such as dark blue, medium blue and light blue and so on.…

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Added by Donna Coppin on February 28, 2015 at 10:11am — No Comments

MYSTERY QUILT, SPRING

Hello Everyone!

Just a note to let you know that on Sunday, March 1, we will be starting our new Mystery Quilt called Spring! Now is the time to find your spring colors in 2.5 strips and 5 inch charms.

Here is a list of the colors to look for:

Think pastels in spring colors.

Bright green, like new grass

Bright blue sky

Yellow, sunny

Lavender or light purple or a darker purple for contrast.

Cherry colors,…

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Added by Donna Coppin on February 27, 2015 at 5:35pm — No Comments

MYSTERY QUILT, SPRING

Hello Everyone!

Just a note to let you know that on Sunday, March 1, we will be starting our new Mystery Quilt called Spring! Now is the time to find your spring colors in 2.5 strips and 5 inch charms.

Here is a list of the colors to look for:

Think pastels in spring colors.

Bright green, like new grass

Bright blue sky

Yellow, sunny

Lavender or light purple or a darker purple for contrast.

Cherry colors,…

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Added by Donna Coppin on February 27, 2015 at 5:32pm — No Comments

START TO FINISH IDEAS

Good morning everyone!  My apologies for not being around much, I've been either busy with work or sick with the flu lately.   

I do have some things going on in my Facebook group, Scrappy Quilters that I want to open up to you if you are interested.  We have a Mystery Quilt Starting in March called Spring.  

Here is a list of the colors that we will be using:

Think pastels in spring colors.

Bright green, like new grass

Bright blue sky

Yellow,…

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Added by Donna Coppin on February 21, 2015 at 7:49am — 1 Comment

SUMMER MYSTERY

SUMMER MYSTERY:

Scraps, scraps and more scraps! What are we going to do with them? So many small pieces but no idea what to do with them but we don't want to throw them out cuz they may actually be used? If you have this problem, and I know we all do, I have the solution! Grab your bins that are overflowing with those abundant squares that you have saved. You will need the following colors; various shades of…

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Added by Donna Coppin on June 6, 2014 at 11:30am — 9 Comments

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