Category Archives: Hexagons

Finish It Up Friday ~ Hexie Quilt

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 … Continue reading

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Hand Pieced Hexi Quilt

I needed a break from sewing swap blocks the other day, so I pulled this out. I decided it is big enough and should be finished. I searched through my stash and found this green print for the border. I … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday ~ Casket Blocks

You may have thought I had forgotten these. I have not. However, hand sewing out here has not worked well for me. Every time I sit down, these two hooligans think I did so just to throw tennis balls and … Continue reading

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A Very Special QOV 

It took me ages to come up with a plan for my daughter’s Quilt of Valor. I have always loved quilts  with hexagons and I definitely wanted stars on it. I wanted it to be patriotic, but subtle. I wanted … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday ~ Casket Patches

I decided not to bring the vintage quilt top for hand quilting after all. And here is the reason: I realized It would be rare when I didn’t have a dog on my lap so it was unlikely that I … Continue reading

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TBT ~ More Hexie Quilts!

As promised, today I am taking a look back at some of my bigger hexie quilts. The first one shown here was made for a dear friend. All the fabrics are from Denyse Schmidt’s lines. My version of Brinton Hall … Continue reading

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TBT ~ Little Hexies Edition

I think my favorite shape in quilting must be the hexagon. I know, having a favorite shape is a bit odd, but there you have it. I fit the profile! I thought it might be fun to look back at … Continue reading

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