Mystery Quilt Information

Quilt Size: 

  • Traditional Setting – 90” x 110”
  • Modern Setting* – 78” x 98”

*This quilt will not have a final traditional border, it will be more modern. If you want a more traditional look, elect the Traditional Border.

Tools Required: ·     

  • Wedge Star
  • Tucker Trimmer III™
  • Corner Beam™
  • Split Rects™
  • Tucker Trimmer I™ (optional)
  • Quilter's Magic Wand™

Note: You will receive access to a discount coupon upon enrollment that you can use to purchase tools you may not have.

Fabric Requirements:

  • 32 Fat Quarters 
  • Ideally made up of 3-4 Colorways. See Michelle's Fabric selections.
  • Plus, Fabric selections Video Lesson will be released in early December, to help those wishing to select their own fabric.
  • More information available in the SUMMER WINDS Overview download
  • Background - 5 Yards
  • Shaded Background - 2 1/2 Yards
  • Border/Binding for Traditional Setting: 3 Yards (includes Binding)
  • Binding for Modern Setting: 1 Yard

*Shaded Background should be a few shades from your Background selection.

NOTE: If you would like to use the same fabric as Michelle (not required), she has coordinated kits to be sold independently through The Yankee Quilter.  See information below.

Included in the Clue and Class Membership


  • Includes all 16 Clues + Finishing Instructions. 
  • Each week, when the Clue is released, you will be able to immediately download the Clue.
  • Lifetime access to the Clues and Videos.
  • Access Clues and Video at any time by logging onto your MichelleReneeHiatt.Teachable.com account.
  • Unlimited downloads 
  • You can download and save the Clues to your personal device (cell phone not recommended). The Clues are for your personal use and not to be shared.  
  • Access to the Mystery Facebook Group
  • Online/on demand weekly Video Lessons which will walk through step-by-step weekly techniques and construction.
  • Lessons include:
  • Fabric Selection
  • Tool overview
  • Step-by-Step Lessons on new units (repeat units will feature a high-level overview)
  • Block Construction
  • Bonus Tips, plus basic Quilting tips and techniques.
  • 10% Coupon Code for Tools and Notions.
  • Email Notification - Available with your agreement to “receive instruction” emails. 

Since this course offers a Lifetime Access, it is not refundable.

Instructor: Michelle Renee Hiatt



Michelle Renee Hiatt is an award-winning Quilter, Designer and National Instructor. Michelle has been sewing since before she can remember, and fell in love with quilting over 25 years ago.  

Michelle Renee is a certified Professional Process Expert (LSSMBB); she uses her process improvement techniques and applies them to her quilting and teaching others how to simplify their piecing while improving the quality of their quilt making. Michelle Renee teaches throughout the United States at National Quilt Shows and Retreats!

Michelle Renee is the designer for her own pattern line Sew On The Go and her designs have appeared in several international Quilting Magazines. Additionally, she is a Certified Instructor for Studio 180 Design and many of her patterns have been published in their Modern 180 pattern line.

Michelle Renee is known for her humor, enthusiasm and encouragement!  You can follow Michelle on her blog at: ​www.sewonthego.blogspot.com and she can be reached through her website at www.Sewonthego.net.

SUMMER WINDS Quilt Mystery Series

Michelle has designed this to be a Technique Building Series.

TALENT + INVESTMENT OF TIME = STRENGTHEN YOUR SKILL SET

Spending a few hours each week learning new techniques, building on techniques, is sure to strengthen your Quilting Skills a little bit at a time. Each week, will reinforce techniques and make you a better quilter while producing a beautiful project.

This year's Mystery will feature the Studio 180 Design's Wedge Star, Tucker Trimmer III, Corner Beam, Split Rects, and optional Tucker Trimmer I & Quilter's Magic Wand.

The series will be a technique building series offering a variety of techniques for each of the tools.  

The Mystery will start in January 19th and run for 19 weeks, includes 3 Bye Weeks. 

Important Items of note:

  • The earlier you enroll in the series, the lower the price of enrollment 
  • This Clue & Class Membership will offer weekly step-by-step online videos that can be watched repeatedly, whenever you like.    



Clue & Class Curriculum


  Welcome
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  Clue #1
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  Clue #2
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  Clue #3
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  Clue #4
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  Clue #5 and #5H-Homework
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Kit Information

If you would like to use the same fabric as Michelle (not required), she has coordinated kits to be sold independently through The Yankee Quilter. The kits will be directly purchased and managed by The Yankee Quilter  Reserve early as there are limited kits.


MAIN FABRIC SELECTION

Limited Kits Available:

  • Modern Setting – Includes FQs, Background, Shaded Background, and Binding
  • Traditional Setting – Includes FQs, Background, Shaded Background, Border and Binding
  • Fat Quarter Bundle – (FQ) Only

PURCHASE KIT FROM THE YANKEE QUILTER (you will be redirected)




ALTERNATE FABRIC SELECTION

Limited Kits Available:

  • Modern Setting – Includes FQs, Background, Shaded Background, and Mini-Border/Binding
  • Traditional Setting – Includes FQs, Background, Shaded Background, Border and Binding
  • Fat Quarter Bundle – (FQ) Only

PURCHASE KIT FROM THE YANKEE QUILTER (you will be redirected)