Mystery Quilt 2020 - Clue 1

Mystery Quilt - Week 1


Cutting Instructions – this is the only week, you will be cutting,

No sewing this week!


You will need 18 baggies for your cut pieces this week.



Fabric 1

- Cut 72 squares – 4 ½". Put 36 into a bag and label it M. Put the other 36 into a bag labeled O.

- Cut 72 rectangles – 3 ½” x 4 ½”. Again, put 36 into a bag labeled A and the other 36 into a bag labeled Q.

- Cut 72 rectangles – 2 ½” x 3 ½”. Once more, 36 are bagged and labeled G, and the other 36 labeled K.

- Cut 36 squares – 3 ½”, bag them and label them C.

- Cut 36 rectangles – 1 ½” x 2 ½” labeled E.

- Last, cut 36 squares – 2 ½” and label their bag I.



Fabric 2

- Cut 36 squares – 2 ½” and label their bag H.

- Cut 36 rectangles – 2 ½” x 3 ½” and label their bag B.

- Cut 36 rectangles – 2 ½” x 8 ½” and label their bag L.


Fabric 3

- Cut 36 squares – 4 ½” and label them N.

- Cut 8 strips 2 ¼” by WOF (width of fabric). Mark this bag BINDING.


Fabric 4

- Cut 36 rectangles – 1 ½” x 2 ½”, labeled J.

- Cut 36 rectangles – 1 ½” x 4 ½”, labeled P.

- Cut 36 rectangles – 1 ½” x 9 ½”, labeled D.


Fabric 5

Cut 36 squares – 2 ½”, labeled F.


That is it for Week 1 of the Mystery Quilt. I know this will be a lot of work cutting pieces A through Q, but I think you will be fascinated with the quilt at the end. Join us June 15th when you will move from the cutting board to the sewing machine. Happy cutting! Fabric requirements and full clue schedule can be found in the "Mystery Quilt Project 2020" post.


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