Scrap Mystery Quilt


This pattern was developed by Penny Pennington. She has graciously offered to share it with the readers of the WWQP. For more information about this mystery quilt, please contact Penny at [email protected]. There are five parts to this mystery.

NOTE: Please complete Part Four before going any further.


Part Five - The Finale

Lay the blocks out next to each other to form 6 blocks as shown in figure 8 (or 8a) and 3 blocks as shown in figure 9 (or 9a). Try this both ways to see which way you like it best . . . 8a and 9a are the negatives of figures 8 and 9. (If you use 8a use 9a...if you use 8 use 9)

 ___________ ___ ___ ___       _______ ___ ___ ___ ___
|       |ddd|   |   |   |     |ddddddd|   |ddd|ddd|ddd|
|_______|ddd|___|   |   |     |ddddddd|___|ddd|ddd|ddd|
|      |dddd|ddd|___|   |     |dddd|      |   |ddd|ddd|
|_____ |dddd|ddd|ddd|___|     |dddd|______|   |   |ddd|
|   |ddddddd|ddd|ddd|ddd|     |ddd|       |   |   |   |
|__ |ddddddd|ddd|ddd|ddd|  OR |ddd|_______|___|___|___|
|ddd|ddd|ddd|ddddddd|   |     |   |   |   |       |ddd|
|ddd|ddd|ddd|ddddddd|___|     |   |   |   |_______|ddd|
|   |ddd|ddd|dddd|      |     |ddd|   |   |      |dddd|
|   |   |ddd|dddd|______|     |ddd|ddd|   |______|dddd|
|   |   |   |ddd|       |     |ddd|ddd|ddd|   |ddddddd|
|___|___|___|ddd|_______|     |ddd|ddd|ddd|___|ddddddd|

figure 8 (make 6)         OR        figure 8a (make 6)


 ___ ___ ___ ___________       ___ ___ ___ ___________
|ddd|ddd|ddd|ddddddd|   |     |   |   |   |       |ddd|
|ddd|ddd|ddd|ddddddd|___|     |___|   |   |_______|ddd|
|   |ddd|ddd|dddd|      |     |ddd|___|   |      |dddd|
|   |   |ddd|dddd|______|     |ddd|ddd|___|______|dddd|
|   |   |   |ddd|       |     |ddd|ddd|ddd|   |ddddddd|
|___|___|___|ddd|_______|  OR |ddd|ddd|ddd|___|ddddddd|
|       |ddd|   |   |   |     |ddddddd|   |ddd|ddd|ddd|
|_______|ddd|___|   |   |     |ddddddd|___|ddd|ddd|ddd|
|      |dddd|ddd|___|   |     |dddd|      |   |ddd|ddd|
|_____ |dddd|ddd|ddd|___|     |dddd|______|   |   |ddd|
|   |ddddddd|ddd|ddd|ddd|     |ddd|       |   |   |   |
|__ |ddddddd|ddd|ddd|ddd|     |ddd|_______|___|___|___|

figure 9 (make 3)          OR      figure 9a (make 3)

Lay the new blocks as shown in figure 10 (or figure 10a) below:

     8 9 8                      8a  9a  8a
     8 9 8   Or (of course)     8a  9a  8a
     8 9 8                      8a  9a  8a

   figure 10                    figure 10a

Border as desired for your own finished size (the quilt top itself will measure 36" x 36" without borders)

Note: there are other layouts for this quilt top, these are just two examples. Feel free to play around with the blocks and come up with your own layout.


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