Thursday, November 17, 2016

Help for Hexies


Actually it is Help for Hexie-alics with SARAH, but I need help with this one for sure before I get too much further.  Not sure how to set these or where I am going with them.  I am using a layer cake and pull one blue, beige, and white from the cake - so I could logically make 42 large rosettes.  BUT, I want to set them so they just 'run' amongst themselves.  Does that make sense?  

Think I need to get the graph paper out for this one and play a little.


I have two more baskets prepped - the red and green flowers - to work on for Slow Sunday Stitching.  There will be 18 basket blocks, so I am working this one slow.  Then the patchwork part gets to be played with which will go fast.  Then it will be a slow project again as I want to hand quilt this one.  A quilt that will take me back to my 'roots'.

Today I am Thankful for stitching projects that help me reflect back into my heritage - handwork that my great gran and aunties did so beautifully.

Sewingly Yours,
Sharon

8 comments:

  1. Great Hexies! I love seeing what others are doing. (Ideas for future projects maybe.)

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  2. love your hexies and slow stitching is so relaxing

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  3. Love your hexies! Beautiful colors. The flower basket blocks are stunning and are making me want to make some myself.

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  4. I'm loving your baskets! It's such an original idea!
    By "run" amongst themselves, do you mean no sashing? Just kinda mishmash together? I think that would be fun but I would go crazy (crazier?) trying to get the colors balanced.

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  5. I love the design of those baskets. Its nice to have a long term project on the go like that.

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  6. Very pretty hexies. Hope you got in lots of slow stitching this week.

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