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Big Decisions

Well I’ve managed to complete several blocks and some of the sashing pieces.  I’ve been experimenting with different layouts to try and decide how I want to finish my On Ringo Lake quilt.

Here is my on-point layout as it was designed by the author Bonnie K. Hunter:

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Here are the same blocks with them arranged in rows and columns rather than on-point:

ORLLayoutBK2

Here are some of my own ideas that I have been playing with.  I doubled up the sashing to create a secondary design and added blue blocks (on-point and standard layouts).  If I pick this design I am going to add a variety of different blue blocks to keep with the scrappy look.

ORLLayout2

ORLLayout1

And these two use a four patch instead of the solid squares:

ORLLayout3ORLLayout4

I can’t decide which one I like best.  Any and all opinions welcome.

Linking up to the Mystery Monday linkup at Quiltsville’s Quips and Snips

 

 

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Mystery Quilt WIP

This has been a crazy week.  Thank goodness it was a holiday week so I had lots of free time.  I have cut over 3000 pieces of fabric and assembled hundreds of blocks but I’m still way behind.

ORLCutting

I finished all the nine patches for part one:

ORLPart1

Part 4 finished:

ORLPart4

Part 6 added a triangle to all the pieces completed in part 4:

ORLPart6StartORLPart6

So I’ve completed parts 1, 4 and 6 and I’ve got the pieces of fabric cut for parts 2, 3 and 5. I thought I was doing really well until Bonnie released parts 7, 8 and 9 in the last 3 days instead of the normal one part a week.  We now know what the finished quilt will look like.  I really like it and it is motivating me to keep going.  It is never too late to join us.  Remember to download all the instructions before they are removed from Bonnie’s website.    #quiltville #quiltvillemystery #onringolakequilt

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Mystery Quilt

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I was surfing on the weekend and stumbled upon Quiltville On Ringo Lake Mystery quilt-a-long.  I’ve never done a mystery quilt because I didn’t want to invest the time and money making a quilt only to discover that I didn’t like the finished product.  I went back and looked at some of the previous mystery quilts on Quiltville and they were all lovely.  This year’s mystery quilt is designed to be made from scraps….and like any fabric-a-holic I have more than my share of fabric.  To make a long story short, I decided to join in.  The only problem is that it started 5 weeks ago so I’ve got a lot of work ahead of me.  Week one was a nine patch….actually a lot of nine patches.  I’ve got the first four made…..many, many, many more to go.

I’m linking up to Mystery TUESDAY Link-Up, Part 5

#quiltville #quiltvillemystery  #onringolakequilt

 

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