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Hexagon Progress

It’s been a while since I managed to get a photo of my hexagon quilt in progress. Today being a sunny day, I thought I would peg it out on the washing line and take a few snaps. It’s getting biiiiig!! The squaring off is going to plan too, so hopefully the finished product will be a more practical shape for a bed.

hexagons july 2014
hexagons detail july 2014
corner of hexagons july 2014

I wonder how many more months (years) before I get this top finished? And then I will *only* have to quilt and bind it. A labour of love for sure but I’m not in any hurry 🙂

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Hexagon Update

Yep, I made it round once again, so it must be time for a hexagon quilt update. The weather’s a bit grey and dull today so the light’s not great and doesn’t do justice to all the colours but ho-hum, you get the idea!

hexies at october 2013hexies at october 2013 (2)

Next is a round of dark hexagons, then I might start looking at how to finish it off eg a round of half hexagons to keep the overall hexagon shape but give a straight edge for binding? Or maybe applique the whole kaboodle onto square borders? I dunno. I’ll just keep letting it grow organically and see where it takes me 😉

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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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