Two Color Mystery – 1 Day – Saturday, October 18, 2014

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You are invited to a new mystery.

I really love this mystery.

It puts a smile on my face.  I am currently making both the lap and twin sizes.

  • It is interesting for both beginning quilters and advanced quilters.

  • It is easy to construct.

  • It has a twist that makes it difficult to guess the final design.

  • For those who think two colors are boring there is a scrappy option.

It is available in three sizes:  Borders are not included.

Baby or Lap Quilt:  46.5″ by 46.5″  –  This size can easily  be completed in one day.

Twin or Larger Comfort Quilt – 69″ by 84″

Full or Queen Quilt – 84″ by 84″

The first clue will be posted late Friday evening so you can get started on Saturday morning.

Click HERE to download the Fabric Requirements  (.PDF)

 Pre-Mystery Cutting and Sewing Directions will be available for download next week.

You will need to complete these tasks BEFORE the mystery starts.

Any questions?  Please email me at carterquilter@gmail.com

Cindy

Scrappy Four Patch Heart Quilt – Happy Valentine’s Day 2014

In celebration of Valentine’s Day 2014 – Available in 5 sizes:

This is a repost of a pattern from 2011.

Pictured is the baby quilt size.

Click HERE to Download Free Scrappy Four Patch Heart Quilt Pattern (.pdf)

Doll Quilt – 22” by 22” (56cm by 56cm)

Baby Quilt – 49” by 49” (125cm by 125cm)

Comfort Quilt – 76” by 76” (193cm by 193cm)

Twin Quilt – 76” by 89.5” (193cm by 228cm)

Full/Queen Quilt – 89.5” by 89.5” (228cm by 228cm)

Individual Heart Block – 5” unfinished, 4.5” finished

Scrappy Four Patch Heart Block – 9.5” unfinished, 9” finished

Made for my Granddaughter’s Third Birthday – February 24

This one  is a twin size for her big girl bed.  The backing is made of red Minkie and is very snuggly.  I  made the background from scrappy lights.

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Scrappy Four Patch Heart Block

The heart background fabric is the oldest fabric in my stash (11 years old).  I knew I would be able to use it someday!!


Heart Block Pattern – 9″ finished (9.5″ unfinished)

Click HERE to Download Scrappy Four Patch Heart Block Free Pattern (.pdf)

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Click HERE to see a picture of Tina’s block on her Blog – The Barking Hen


Mystery Photos Available for Viewing and More

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Photos are available at the top of my blog in 

Photos – 2013 Quilted in Honor Mystery

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Helpful Links

Quilted in Honor Gift Card Quilt Challenge Information

http://www.islandbatik.com/challenges/

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Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront is hoping for Gift Card Quilt donations whether they are entered in the challenge or not.

They want to help military families with a goal of 2500 of these quilts for the holidays in 2014.

Contact the nearest operation homefront office to find out where you can send your donation.

http://www.operationhomefront.net/

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Option #1:  Download the Mystery in 3 Documents

Because there were two separate sets of instructions there are two .pdf files.

Clue #9 for Gift Pocket instruction is NOT included in either of these files.

It needs to be downloaded separately.

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clues for Quilt with the Red Border – 18 pages

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clues for Quilt with Blue in the Border – 18 pages

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clue #9 Gift Card Pockets – 7 pages

Option #2:  Download each document individually

Click HERE to Download Fabric Requirements, Pre-Mystery Cutting Directions, Pre-Mystery Sewing Directions (.pdf)

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clue #1 (.pdf)

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clue #2 (.pdf)

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clue #3 (.pdf)

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clue #4 (.pdf)

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clue #5 (.pdf)

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clue #6 (.pdf)

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clue #7 (.pdf)

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clue #8 (.pdf)

Click HERE to Download Mystery Clue #9 (.pdf)

I am very much interested in receiving photos of your quilts.  This last clue has a photo of my quilt with Gift Card Pockets.

Thanks to all who are participating or will use this pattern to make a quilt in the future.

Cindy

carterquilter@gmail.com

Delectable Bargello – A Bargello Quilt Made From Half Square Triangles

One Quilt Size –  Twin Quilt – 74″ by 92″ (188 cm by 234 cm)

 Click HERE to download Delectable Bargello Free Quilt Pattern (.pdf)

This quilt was made with fabric purchased in 2010 in Paducah, KY.

DH and I went there and enjoyed every quilty minute.

I found a fabulous sale on Kona solids (remnants) at Hancocks of Paducah.

I bought it all.

I had a very interesting selection of fabric colors to work with.

That fabric inspired me to create a quilt to remember my fun visit.

I quilted it on my domestic machine.  I stitched in the ditch along the lines of the bargello pattern.

I am giving it to my son for his birthday.

 

Delectable Stars Quilt Pattern – Stars are Made from Half Square Triangles

Two Quilt Sizes –  Comfort Quilt (60″ by 60″)  and Full Quilt (90″ by 90″)

Blocks are 18.5″ unfinished

Made for display at my quilt guild annual quilt show.

I also did all the quilting on my domestic machine.

I like the Delectable Mountains pattern using cut up half square triangles and found another way to use the half square triangles.

Delectable Stars Quilt Pattern – Click HERE to download free pattern (.pdf)

Jelly Roll Posies for Baby

59” by 59” (152 cm by 152 cm)

Made for Gracie.

 Instead of making lots of tiny, setting triangles I use squares.  Then I do the quilting.  When the quilting is done I trim the squares into triangles and then do the binding.

Click HERE to Download Jelly Roll Posies for Baby Free Quilt Pattern (.pdf)