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Thanks to all who have encouraged me in my struggle to "improve my attitude" about Mystery Quilts.  I have finished the quilt top this weekend, and am posting a photo as promised.  I think I like this one -- it was the defective pattern that was the bear!

Barbara, for you I am also posting the infamous pieced setting triangle!

I always name my quilts, so this one is "Triassic Terrazzo Tiles".  If you look carefully at the moss green fabric, it has fossil ammonites, trilobites, and dragonflies on it.  I bought it somewhere in Utah during a "dinosaur hunt" with my DH and DS while DS was in his "I'm going to be a paleontologist!" stage.

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Comment by Donna Sykes on May 13, 2014 at 11:31am

Wow! Stunning! Gorgeous! Beautiful!

Comment by Barb/WI on May 13, 2014 at 7:52am

Oh, my!  I do love this.  Your fossil fabric works great.  What an absolutely stunning quilt.  You may have convinced me to try a mystery quilt.

Comment by Roxann on May 13, 2014 at 6:15am

WOW!  I love this!  Your fabric choices are perfect!!!  Nice job!!

Comment by Carolyn Schnapp on May 13, 2014 at 3:07am

Love the pattern and am always a fan of batiks

Comment by Carol Vickers/OH on May 12, 2014 at 4:06pm

So great that you stuck with it -- it's a beauty!

Comment by Liz Dyer on May 12, 2014 at 4:05pm

Very pretty. You should be proud of it.

Comment by Janet/MO on May 12, 2014 at 3:57pm

Congratulations on sticking with this project Carol as your quilt is lovely. 

Comment by AidaCJ/NH on May 12, 2014 at 3:34pm

It's a beauty!

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on May 12, 2014 at 2:47pm

You nailed this one, Carol.  It is a beauty.  I love the narrow rose border.  Nicely done!

Comment by Barbara Graham on May 12, 2014 at 2:40pm

Wow, that is gorgeous!!!!

I promise, I would never, ever, never design a pieced setting triangle for a mystery in any of my books. Never.

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