The Case of the Diamond Necklace Mystery Quilt – Clue # 2

New Clue!

COTDN Clue # 2 (8 pages, PDF to download)

The Case of the Diamond Necklace Mystery Quilt

I’m wearing my diamond necklace ($7.50 US and worth every penny) with a sweatshirt instead of a strapless white gown while I print and sew.

You can feel just like Grace Kelly in To Catch A Thief while you make a pretty quilt.


Print diamonds on fabric

If you are new to Inklingo, Clue # 2 will help you print your first 3 sheets of fabric and start sewing stars by hand or by machine.


The Case of the Diamond Necklace Mystery Quilt

This clue includes valuable gems of information in videos of  “circling the intersection” and “continuous stitching.”


Inklingo 60° Diamond 1.75 inch Shape Collection

You will need the shapes in the Inklingo 60° Diamond 1.75 inch Shape Collection.

The versatility of these shapes makes them perfect for a mysterious mystery quilt.


The Case of the Diamond Necklace Mystery Quilt

The new COTDN mystery quilt is very pretty with or without fussy cutting.

Even if you won’t be fussy cutting this time, we think the new notes about fussy cutting with Inklingo are a very good reason to subscribe to the blog (top of right side-bar)..


Introduction to Inklingo

This VIDEO on the Welcome to Inklingo page on the website includes essential clues.

If you know anyone who is interested in learning about Inklingo, please let them know. The COTDN mystery is great for beginners AND experienced Inklingo quilters.


This mystery is NOT just for hand piecers. There are instructions for machine piecing too.

This is the 3rd Inklingo mystery quilt. The clues for the Case of the Secret Garden (COTSG) and the Case of the Stranger in Margaritaville (COTSIM) are still on the blog, so you can see what to expect.


Detectives should subscribe to the blog and follow the Inklingo Facebook page for more hints.

I would love to see and share photos of your first stars.

Please tell your friends about the mystery. The fun is for everyone!

Linda & Monkey


New to Inklingo? Order and download free shapes and start sewing in the next few minutes. Main Beginner’s Page  There are triangles, diamonds, and squares in the free collection—great for dozens of different blocks.

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1 thought on “The Case of the Diamond Necklace Mystery Quilt – Clue # 2”

  1. Downloaded clue 2, thanks so much! I haven’t had much quilting time today (insert sad face here). But after reading clue 2, it’s about time I mastered inklingo fussycutting, and I don’t think six stars will take that long at all, so maybe I will do this before working on my next La Pass rosette. After all, this mystery will make a 24 x 28 wallhanging, so it offers lots of learning (and fun) in a relatively quick project.

    Wish me more quilting time tomorrow, and if our wishes come true, I will be fussycutting tomorrow.


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