Scrap Dance Twist – Border Options

Now that the Twist is assembled, I have a pieced border option to complete the chain.  I'll show you that option, along with a plain border and some pieced scrappy ideas, so you can choose what you'd like to do. The pieced border will be 2/3 of the chain block, alternating with a plain background …

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Scrap Dance Twist – Step 7 The Reveal!!!

The day you have been anticipating is here!  Today I'll show you the final design and reveal The Twist! With the remaining background and scrappy 4-1/2-inch squares, and the HSTs you made in a previous step, make this block.  I am calling it a footprint block. Here's mine. Press to the outside for the center …

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Scrap Dance Twist – Step 6

Time for the next clue in our Scrap Dance Twist Mystery Quilt Along!  We are getting close now, and will take a big step forward today.  Then, in two weeks, I'll do the reveal.  After that, I'll give you border options, and then quilting and finishing. Using the 4-1/2-inch scrappy squares, and the 4-1/2-inch background …

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Scrap Dance Twist – Corrections

A problem in the math for the crib size of our Scrap Dance Twist Mystery Quilt has been brought to my attention, thank you, Pat!  I also realized the full size is off as well. I apologize to everyone making the crib or the full size during this quilt along for the inconvenience this will …

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Scrap Dance Twist – Step 5, plus more

Before we get started on today's Twist, I want to say thank you to all who emailed after the storm, and asked about our 'pets'.  I haven't seen George, so I don't know if he is OK.  But our little beggar has been around.  We've named the squirrel Oliver, as he seems to look like …

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Scrap Dance Twist – Step 4

The votes are in, and the majority want to step up the pace of the mystery quilt along, so we will go to a first and third Friday schedule for the rest of the mystery. If you would rather keep on a once a month schedule, just download the pdf and set it aside until …

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Scrap Dance Twist – Step 3

Are you caught up with the Scrap Dance Twist steps?  Today we get to the next one and it is the one you've probably been waiting for, or should I say dreading, LOL!! This month, we get to those inevitable HSTs.  Pull the remaining 5-inch background and scrappy squares from your cutting stack.  On the …

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Two Patch Units, A Simpler Charming Way

It isn't hard for me to be an idiot, I can often take it to an art form, LOL!!  Such was the case recently, when I came up with the marking idea for the Twist, using 2-1/4-inch lines.  In the comments, reader Linda reminded me of an even simpler method that requires no marking at …

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Scrap Dance Twist! – Step 2

Ready to do the Twist for this month?  If you are just now finding this quilt along, click on Scrap Dance Mystery The Twist to get the cutting instructions download.  Steps will post the third Friday of each month through the reveal in July, then we'll finish the quilt in August.  The steps will only …

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Scrap Dance Mystery 2020 – The Twist!

Twistin', twistin', twistin' the night awaaaaaayyyyyy!!  I have been hearing Sam Cooke in my head for a couple of weeks now.  I keep saying these mystery quilts name themselves, and it is still true.  I had another name I wanted to use, but this one just wasn't going to cooperate until I let it have …

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