Tag Archives: quilting

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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Quilt for Hubby — in progress!

I started this quilt at my last quilt retreat earlier this year.  While visiting my son and grandchildren last month, I had about a week to work on it some more.  The pictures were taken with my iPad, so they aren’t … 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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Home from Oklahoma

I’ve been home for a few days, back from a month-long visit with my son and grandchildren.  It was a good visit.  I had intended to post while there, but never quite got around to it.  I ended up sewing a … Continue reading

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Update on miniature quilt contest

Months ago, I held a contest to help save my local post office.  I sent the winner of the contest the quilt a while back and then promptly forgot to show you the completed mini.  Here it is…. It went … Continue reading

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Happy Sunday

Sunday is my favorite day of the week.  I find it very relaxing and rejuvenating.  I prefer to stay home in my jammies and do whatever I really want to do. On my favorite Sundays, I watch Sunday Morning on … Continue reading

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Controversy — Warning The F Word is used in this post

I came home yesterday afternoon from QuiltCon 2013, the first quilt show put on by The Modern Quilt Guild.  It was held in Austin, Texas and I’m hoping it continues to be held there.  I loved Austin! Last night some … Continue reading

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Layout Decision on Hex project Number one

I finally decided on a layout for the yellow and grey hexagon English Paper Piecing miniature quilt project!  It all started because I pulled hexs willy-nilly from a bag without looking at them or planning placement at all.  I think … Continue reading

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984 — More Hex Heart Play

I’ve been totally obsessed with basting the English Paper Pieces.  I finished all of the fabrics that could possibly be in the yellow and grey heart hex mini last night.  There are so many options!  It’s so much fun just … Continue reading

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Another Hexagon Project

It may seem nonsensical to work on multiple hex projects at one time.  It does to me. All of the fabrics came from the same fabric line, but I’m having trouble (mentally) putting them all together.  So, I’m actually thinking … Continue reading

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