Thursday, October 25, 2012

Challenge #74: Mission Possible

Host: Linda MacDonald

Due Date: Nov. 3, 2012 (although late postings are permitted and welcome)


This month we are joining the MISSION POSSIBLE Team.

To get in the mood , click here and play the music theme, while you read this message :

Good day FFFC member.

It has come to our attention that there is an evil Button-Snatcher on the loose. Men and women are
showing up for work with no buttons left on their clothes. There are no known pictures of the
button-snatching ring or its leaders. Our target is outside the reach of conventional law
enforcement, so it is up to the FFFC members to find out who or what is snatching our buttons, and
what they are doing with them.

Your mission, fellow quilter, should you decide to accept it, is to obtain evidence of the Button-
Snatchers and/or find out what they are doing with our buttons. As always, should you or any of
our FFFC Force be caught or de-buttoned, the Secretary will disavow any knowledge of your

The MISSION POSSIBLE scene is set. Who or What are the Button-Snatchers?
What are they doing with our buttons?

For this month’s challenge you will use at least five (5) buttons in your design. Any size or color
will do, and they do not have to be alike.

Our Design Element is Tones.
Design Elements If this link is too long, here is the

Here is an ad for thread, grouped by tones. I am not selling thread and don’t have any connection to the
advertiser, I just like the color groupings.

(Is this the creature stealing our buttons?)

Missing buttons
Where do our missing buttons go? Are they being recycled? Do our buttons become food for
some alien nation?

Are they decorating winter trees?

A Google search will bring up many images of “buttons on quilts” and “buttons in art”

A few examples: Jamie Fingal’s blog

The amazing art of Jane Perkins

This page will not self-destruct in ten seconds. Good luck, Quilter, and have fun with this!

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