My local quilt shop “Show Me Quilting” hosted a Super Bowl Mystery Quilt Sew-in on Sunday. We were supposed to bring 15 lights and 15 darks of scraps cut into strips. The strips were wider and longer than what I have for scraps so I choose to use fat quarters.
I started saving brown and beige fat quarter’s quite some time ago with the intention of making a neutral quilt. Well time and interest has taken me in different directions so those fabrics were just waiting to be used. While I’m on my 4th mystery quilt with Charlotte’s Scrap in a Box, I am still hesitant when it comes to the unknown. Using some of my neutral collection seemed to be a safe way to go with this quilt.
We were told value was key, so I didn’t even get a picture of my fabrics in color before cutting. I just wanted the value to work.
I made 3 of them. I tend to get teased when I attend these types of functions, but as an introvert my socializing tends to be limited as I listen more than I talk and most of the other women knew each other well. Add to the fact that when I do focus, I am really focused.
Bonus for me, I won the “half-time” prize. The binding tool from Missouri Star. I have my own binding method that works well for me but I’m excited about using it to make this table runner and possibly this friendship braid quilt.
Triple bonus, I’m able to use up some fat quarters, and I will have a new quilt as well.
Did you do any sewing during the super bowl?
Triple winner on the Journey, Jackie