I’ve decided to bring back Throwback Thursdays. I’ve written thousands of posts here, so I thought it might be fun to share some of my older favorites with newer readers. Below is a post from February 2018, as written then. Have a great day!
It’s done! I started piecing this top back in 2013. It is mostly hand pieced, but I did machine sew a few seams.
It isn’t a true charm quilt as there are repeated fabrics.
Here’s a look at the backing fabric. It’s a Robyn Pandolph print I had in my stash.
I kept the quilting pretty simple, just freehand continuous curves in the hexies, and a Gothic arch border.
I rather wish that I had quilted it more closely, but it is what it is.
Many people use The English Paper Piecing method to piece hexies. I’m not a fan of EPP. These are hand pieced the traditional way, by marking seam lines on the back of each piece.
This is where I’m displaying it for now. It finished at about 55 by 70 inches.
Have a great day!