Nice addition is/was the fabric choices of several magazine staffers. I also like that alternatives are given for two sizes. Pat is making the larger version; I've chosen to do the smaller (72" x 72" so it's still practical).
I have never done a mystery quilt (though I once agonized fifteen ways about fabric choices when I thought I was going to attend a mystery quilt retreat). Also one of my goals is to try to be less
While I do love paisleys, the one I chose (far left) is in not-my-usual colors. The aqua is in my "normal" pallette, so the aqua & brown "tiles" (far right) are also predictable, but I'm not a brown person at ALL, nor do I tend toward sage-y greens. Since those two are (based on yardage) the most prominent colors, I'm stepping out of my usual blue/purple/aqua or "bright color" boxes. I've cut and have almost finished sewing the first units:
Looking forward to the next installment in the upcoming issue!