Oh, sorry. Here is where we are at present: stars, and two HST squares. We still haven't used one of the fabrics. On Saturday we will receive another clue that, according to our fearless leader, might let the cat out of the bag. But she hopes to keep it a mystery for one more week.
Edited to add -- oops! I can't edit the pics but the start is the same size as the two HST squares.
And, the mystery over at QCA is done. I deviated from the arrangement of the blocks, but I really liked the way the double hearts showed up (you might have to squint to see them). This is how mine turned out:
Thank you, Gretchen. Bright it is, but I think I'm going to like the end result.
I decided to switch the "E" colour from hot pink to red after I saw how it was going to be used. Several folks also switched. Had I know how prominent the "E" was going to be, I would have used the teal in that spot. But that's the downside to mysteries -- you don't knownhow the colours are going to play well together. This week we made 16-1/2" blocks with the star in the middle and a different combo of fabrics around the edge. Next week will be the big reveal and we'll see how it all comes together. I still don't have a clue how the hourglass blocks we made last week are going to fit with these huge star blocks.
And it's done. I messed up on the orientation of the hourglass blocks in the bottom two stars, but decided since this is for me, they could just be my humility blocks. I really love this pattern, and am also making one in scrappy, which I should finish in a couple of days. I really think this was my favourite mystery.
I love it! And the different hourglass set make the quilt uniquely yours, no one else's is like it. :banana:
Doesn't it feel great to have the top completed, but the quilt isn't completely finished until it is quilted and bound. Are you going to start on that now? Or is the top going into storage awhile in hope it will miraculously quilt and bind itself? I've tried that already and it doesn't work for me.
Thank you for sharing your project with us. :goodjob:
I just finished the scrappy version of the above mystery quilt and decided I like it better than the original. So I made it longer and wider and will use it on my bed. I just hope my cat doesn't chew a hole in it as she did my mother's quilt. Grrrr!
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