Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Mystery Quilt

We are always learning something, right?  Well...  a few years ago I did a "Mystery Quilt" class with a couple of friends.  They'd done a few and "loved" them.  So I thought - just for fun - why not?  Well I did have a fun day with my friends - but never liked the quilt top I ended up with.  It is just not a quilt that I would choose to make.  I used fabric that I actually do like - some Laurel Burch horses in a quilt that - well, I don't like so much.  

I learned that I absolutely need to know what I'm going to be making.  No more "mystery quilts" for me!

As a result of me not liking it so much it's been languishing at the bottom of my "to be quilted" box for a few years.  I figured it was time to get the darn thing finished.  I present to you - my "Mystery Quilt".

My friend Veronica belongs to a group who have sponsored one Syrian family and integrated them into Canadian life very successfully.  I gave them a quilt to raffle as a kick off to their fund raising for that endeavor a couple of years ago.  Veronica called me a couple of weeks ago to ask if I would have another quilt as they have decided to do it again.  So I will give her this one and hope they have the same success this time.

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