Sewing Stuff

Look – I sewed some dotty bunting for a dotty friend!:

dotty bunting

That was fun 🙂

And now to tackle the squaring off of my hexagon-shaped hexagon quilt. I think it’s going to take a while. The plan is to carry on with the light/medium/light/medium/light dark, but to reduce it by a hexagon each end for each round (I’ve started doing this – you can see on the right of the picture), so that eventually it will work its way to a point and be an overall square. At least I *think* that’s what will happen. Spatial skills are not my forte 😉

squaring first corner Feb 2014

A lovely Flickr friend, Lauren (aka Giddy99) was also kind enough to send me a selection of scraps to add:

scraps from lauren

There’s loads of wonderful darks and lights, which are always trickier to find than medium value fabrics. Aren’t I a lucky girl? Lauren is also working on a wonderfully colourful hexagon charm quilt – have a look at it here. Isn’t it beautiful?

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8 thoughts on “Sewing Stuff

  1. Slizzy Greensleeves says:

    I just love bunting. Strewn across a wall or ceiling always gives me a lift. Both quilts are really beautiful.

  2. annjrippin says:

    Yours is lovely and so is Lauren’s.

  3. Lauren aka Giddy99 says:

    You are so sweet! Thanks so much! 🙂

  4. The bunting is lovely and it’s good that you’ve got some new fabric for the edges – I always find that I tend to use the good threads/fabrics up first and then end up with the dodgier ones when I get to the end!

    • vivjm says:

      Yes, I am thrilled to have some new fabrics to play with at the edges – especially the light coloured ones, because I have a more limited supply of these.

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