Thursday, October 1, 2020

Mystery Block of the Month STEP 1

 


Step 1

Cutting

Cut 2 matching strips 1 1/2'' x 5''

Cut 2 matching strips 1 1/2'' x 7'' from the same fabric

Repeat for each block you are making:

  • Queen Size-cut 36
  • Throw Size-cut 20
Sewing

Sew the 1 1/2'' x 5'' strips to opposite sides of each 5'' square. (selected last month)
Press the seams toward the strip added.
Sew the 1 1/2'' x 7'' strips to the remaining two sides of each block.
Press the seams toward the strip added.
The finished unit should be 7'' x 7''.

Repeat for each block you are making.
Each square will be bordered by four strips of the same fabric. 
The strips can be lighter or darker than the center square.


See the Introduction post for more options and details.
Go HERE to print the instructions.
If you are sharing your progress on social media be sure to use the following hashtags so we can find you!

#butterflythreadsquilting
#mysteryblockofthemonth2020

Enjoy every stitch!
Diane


2 comments:

  1. I just came across your Mystery Block if the month and have decided to follow it . Will be looking for it every month.
    Thank you
    María A Venereo

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  2. I love your mystery quilts! What a great way to start my 'quilting season', will cut out for a throw size and use up some of my stash. Win, win, win! Diane, thank you.

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