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Each year we attend Sewposium with 50-60 other quilt shops. This event combines top notch quilt industry information, exclusive patterns and fabrics, networking and a quilt retreat for these shop owners.

The star of this event is getting the year's Brown Bag Mystery Quilt program.

Designed by Karen Montgomery of the The Quilt Company, the Brown Bag Mystery is more than just a bag of fabrics (6.5 yards this year) and you can only get it from a participating Sewposium shop.

You get:

  • A curated bundle chosen specifically for the pattern.
  • The Sewposium exclusive pattern with preliminary cutting instructions and mailed printed clues.
  • Online video tutorials 
  • A bonus project to warm up on. Released March 1
  • Access to a very active private Facebook group for sharing progress, asking questions, and cheering for each other.

Here's Karen to give you many of the details:

Can't see the video? Here's a link to it on Facebook on the public Brown Bag group.

Join the FUN!

Choose your bag and you'll receive your kit with 5 fabric cuts, each labeled, for a total of 6.5 yards of fabric. You'll also find information about the mystery, information on how to join the private Facebook group where all of the video instruction will be posted. You'll also get initial cutting instructions for the mystery.

The private Facebook Group opens February 1st, with 28 days to better quilting. Check in daily for a quilting tip! 

Note: If you are purchasing the bag for someone else or use an alias on Facebook, note it in the listing. Also make sure we get the correct address for the recipient.

Ready, Set, Sew!

March 1st instructions and video for a practice project will be added to the Facebook group. The project features a unit from the quilt that you can make using your own fabrics.

Brown Bag Mystery 2023 Schedule

Clue #1, March 18

Clue #2, April 1

Clue #3, April 15

Clue #4, April 29

Clue #5 May 13, The BIG Reveal!

We'll make more