Sewing a Hand Pieced Quilt is No Picnic

There may not be any new challenges going on round here, but my hexagon quilt is still very much in progress.

It’s getting harder to get a decent flat shot but I quite liked the look of it draped over the picnic bench in the garden. No, this doesn’t mean I’m giving in and calling it a tablecloth!

flat shot hexagons July 2013not a tableclothhexagon quilt is no picnic

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29 thoughts on “Sewing a Hand Pieced Quilt is No Picnic

  1. It may not have been a picnic, but it’s a feast for the eyes! I really admire you for doing this – pieced patchwork is a really labour of love and I just don’t have the patience for it. Butterfly mind, me!

  2. Ben Naga says:

    Have you thought of contacting the Guinness Book Of Records yet?

  3. Allie says:

    It’s a labor of love…it’s stunning!!!

  4. Me says:

    Just beautiful!

  5. Janet says:

    Wow…it’s beautiful! Quilt or tablecloth, it doesn’t matter because I love it. You must have so much patience.

  6. I don’t have words for how much I love this and how envious I am over your skill level. I love this!

  7. annjrippin says:

    Keep going. I stopped at bath mat size!

  8. Andria says:

    Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!

  9. ohlidia says:

    Oh, how beautiful! It must have taken forever to get this done…

  10. Mizz Winkens says:

    Viv, it’s just beautiful! You must be so proud of it. Well done! K

  11. […] Grow. Nourish. Create – she roped me in with the hexies, but I stuck around for all the […]

  12. lalinsocal says:

    You have been awarded the Versatile Blogger icon, I’m sorry that this is a little like an old chain letter as there are some responsibilities if you choose to accept, but it was given because I truly do enjoy your blog 🙂

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  13. endlessstitches says:

    This is beautiful…you should be very proud of yourself for getting this far…how many hexies so far?

    • vivjm says:

      I have just worked it out, and in this photo there are 919 hexagons! Once I complete the next round there will be over a thousand. Yikes!

  14. textileshed says:

    Wow, I feel like picking mine up again, it is just amazing what you have done! Any ideas how you will turn the big hexagon into a quilt shape yet?

  15. Your hexagon quilt is just lovely. I’m sure you have made progress since this post, but big or small, great hand sewing!

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