Category Archives: hand piecing

The Start of my La Passacaglia Quilt

First, let me say that my hubby has had his surgery and is doing well.  The cancer had spread to the outer edges of the prostate, so he will be having radiation therapy in a few months.  All in all, … Continue reading

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My 2015 Quilt Plans

My head has been spinning since I got home from Oklahoma a week ago with all of the quilt projects I want to start — right this minute!  It’s been difficult to choose the one I’ll start first.  In fact, I … Continue reading

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Some of my Supplies for the Pink Hex Quilt

I never really told you how I was actually doing the preparation work for the blocks.  If you aren’t familiar with hand piecing, this may be interesting, if you are a hand piecer, maybe you’ll find some new supplies to … Continue reading

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My New Needles

fabulous needles!   I had been trying all of the different needles I have on hand to piece these hexagon blocks — betweens, straw, sharp, milliner — you name it, I tried it.  I finally settled on using a Richard … Continue reading

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Pink Hex Block Three done!

This week has been delightfully busy with the visit of my friend Catherine!  We explored several quilt shops, an art gallery and various restaurants over three days.  We cleaned a bit in my storage shed, visited my mom, watched one … Continue reading

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Pink Hex Block Two done!

I finished this one last night.  Two done, eight full ones to go.  Then there are the four partial blocks before putting them together with the background.  I’ve started block three.  More to come! If you missed seeing the first … Continue reading

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First Pink Hex Flower

I finished hand piecing the first  flower for the pink hexagon quilt on Wednesday afternoon.  I started it Monday night.  I sewed a little on Monday and Tuesday, but did most of the work on Wednesday when I really should have been doing … Continue reading

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Pink Hexagon Quilt in progress

I’ve been mentally working on this quilt for well over a year, maybe even two or three. I’ve even started it twice by machine, ripped it all out and discarded everything. Finally, I decided that I want to hand piece … Continue reading

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