I love doing mystery quilts. I usually get an idea of what I am
expecting just by the theme of the project. I designed a 'holiday'
mystery quilts as well as a spring time mystery quilt. They are both
still on my web site. There is another source for good mystery quilts
and I have done several of them check out this link for a number of
previous mystery quilts and there is always something new coming along
> never done a mistery quilt. not sure I'd like not being in control. do
> other people enjoy these kind of projects?
> > I know, I know. I guess I will just have to trust the instructions and
> > go with what I have. I do really, really like the fabrics I have chosen.
> > I think I will ask the ladies at the shop for advise, tho. Good idea.
> > Thanks for not spoiling the "mystery" for me. *grin*
> > Laurie
> >> Laurie,
> >> Ummmm, showing you a picture of the finished quilt kinda takes the
> >> "mystery"
> >> out of doing a mystery quilt.
> >> The staff at the shop where you're taking the class should be able to
> >> tell you
> >> if you're on the right track.
> >> Or, you can post the fabric descriptions from your instructions
> >> (something like
> >> large focus print with 2 light value fabrics and 1 dark contrasting
> >> fabric) and
> >> pics of your fabrics, and I'm sure the mystery quilt veterans among us
> >> can tell
> >> you if it will work.
> >> Heck, what's the point of doing one if you already know what it's
> >> going to be?
> >> Might as well just buy a pattern and make that quilt with fabrics you
> >> like.
> >> I always think of mystery quilts as a challenge and a way to hone my
> >> understanding of how fabrics, colors, textures and values work together.
> >> JMNSHO.
> >> -Michele in NYC
> >>> Subject: Mystery Quilt
> >>> Eastern Daylight Time
> >>> Question for all you lovely people:
> >>> Has anyone here taken Linda Ballard's Mystery Quilt class? And, if
> >>> so, do you have a picture of it posted anywhere?
> >>> I am taking this class from her in August, have purchased my two
> >>> fabrics and would like to make sure the fabrics I have chosen will
> >>> really work for the quilt.
> >>> TIA -
> >>> Laurie G.
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