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Thursday, June 9, 2011

My Hexagon Progress.. Top Complete!!


I stitched my last hexagon.. well, on this quilt top anyhow. I have loved doing the hand work! It is so nice to sit in the evening and have some handwork to keep my hands occupied. Today I added a light brown border to the left and right hand sides with a blanket stitch (and my sewing machine), It is supposed to look like a flower garden box. I will use the same material to bind the quilt. Next I will be making the back of the quilt. I am using white fabric for the very bottom. Above that I will be using 4"x12" blocks of red, green and an occasional yellow. Then the rest of the quilt back will be white. I have saved a few left over pieces of red and green that were so kindly shared with me and I don't want them to go to waste. I cut them into squares thinking I would need them as hexagons. I am going to make them into appliques of flower petals and leaves that match the quilting that I am doing on the quilt. I am going to applique these onto the quilt on the turn down area of the quilt on the white of the back. I still have quite a long way to go, but it sure feels great to have this much finished. It feels like a great accomplishment!

9 comments:

JoQuilter said...

Your quilt is beautiful. Great going.

Anna said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!!
Anna

Ati. said...

Congratulations, it looks great!

Quiltingranny said...

Gives me inspiration to start working on mine again! Just amazing!

Barb said...

That is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo amazing!!!

PBPatch said...

What an achievement! I love how you've used green in between.

desertskyquilts said...

That looks wonderful! I'm so glad you finished. I look forward to seeing how you bind it. =)

Irina said...

WOW!!! It looks amazing!

ANudge said...

Love it!