Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Mystery Clue #7

Clue #7
112 nine-patch blocks
March 2017
Another week, another clue to Mystery Quilts for Military project. All of the small three-patch units previously made in Clues 2 and 5 have been combined into 140 nine-patch units: 112 made with three colors (clue #7) and 28 (clue #6) made with two colors.

Currently, I have several sets of 3.5 inch units:

     •  Half-square triangles from Clue #1

     •  Plain Squares from Clue #3
   
     •  Two-patch units from Clue #4

     •  Nine-patch units from Clue #6

     •  Nine-patch units from Clue #7 (this post)

No mention has been made of how these units will be combined into quilt blocks, but I think Sara's prediction that the units will make a Churn Dash block is a good one.


11 comments:

  1. I'm enjoying this little mystery. Not being a quilter, I have not heard of a Churn Dash block - can't wait to see! Your latest blocks are very pretty.

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  2. I also have no idea what a churn dash block is, but I am amazed at the patience it must take for these small blocks.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  3. Looks like it won't be long now before a finish.

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  4. It is very fun to watch and ALLLLLL a mystery to me!

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  5. Great job keeping up with the mystery quilt. I've always liked churn dash blocks.

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  6. I really want to make this! I have no yahoo account...so I am stalking you. Hee!!! Have a great day!

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  7. I don't know if I have the patience to sew the tiny blocks like these but I think I'm going to try. I know they are going to make a beautiful quilt. I'm such a novice at quilting that I can't even imagine a whole quilt of tiny blocks. You are amazing Nancy!!

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  8. I'm glad you are sharing this so I can participate by watching. I can't sew straight enough to make something with all those square angles.

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  9. So many interesting possibilities for these. Very pretty with the red and gold. And that dot is perfect.

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  10. I'm getting very curious as to what the pattern is going to be.

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  11. This is all looking so good, I almost feel tempted to join in. However Churn Dash is not one of my favourite blocks so if that is what it turns out to be I may be glad I did not go that far.

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