Design-Wall Monday

Well, I kind of lost my sew-jo over the winter months, but I’m thrilled to report that I’m back at my cutting mat and sewing machine.

Mystery Block 3

I’ve been working on a mystery quilt that was offered through community ed.  I’m behind because I didn’t work on it much in Texas, and now I’m playing catch-up.  It’s going to be queen size, and the individual blocks are huge.

Mystery Block 1

Part of the fun of this mystery is the blocks can be put together three different ways.

Mystery Block 2

Further evidence of the sewing juices beginning to flow again:  I saw a free pattern displayed on Facebook by Pat Sloan, and thought, “I HAVE to make it!”

Cloud 9 Fabrics:  Make it Sew! Ribbon Box Quilt.  Designed By Elizabeth Olwen

Cute, cute, cute, or WHAT?  Here is a link to the FREE pattern.  It requires 12 one-third yard cuts, plus yardage for the background and binding.  And it makes a nice size for a young child — a little larger than a traditional baby quilt.  My fabric selections are pictured in the header of this post.

Can’t you just see this in red/white/blue, or brights?  It’s one to keep in mind if you see a fabric collection that you’d like to work with.

Linking to Judy Laquidara’s Design Wall Monday report.

One thought on “Design-Wall Monday”

  1. Love your mystery quilt blocks ~ can’t wait to see the top finished. Thank you for the link to the Ribbon Box Quilt! That just got added to my bucket list.

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