Category Archives: hexagons

Recovery stitching

Wouldn’t you know that just when I felt like sewing again, I was forced to restrict my activities to let my poor back heal.  I tried to mostly read and watch Netflix but after a while I needed more variety.  … Continue reading

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Hexagon star edge

I am not partial to irregular edges on bed quilts so my first thought for straightening the two sides of Cielo Azul was to add large half triangles. True to form (will I never learn), I cut them all before … Continue reading

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Hexagon Stars–more hand piecing

It’s been a while since I posted about the blue and yellow blocks in my header–my December 31, 2010 post to be exact 🙂  Jules was still here when I started it in Panama and he gave it a Spanish … Continue reading

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More finishes

The leader-ender inspired by the recycled sashing from my aunt’s dogwood quilt has already been turned in at my guild as a community service quilt but I forgot to post the finish.  I rather liked it.  Here are front and … Continue reading

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Another half hexagon quilt

I bought these fabrics a while back with the intention of making a Snake River Log Cabin from Judy Martin’s Log Cabin Quilt Book.  I only made four blocks before I decided this was going to be way too much … Continue reading

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Some finishes

My first leader-ender is finished.  I like it so much I decided to use it as my couch throw for a while.  It may find another home down the road. The hexagon design save is also finished.  It will be … Continue reading

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Saving a flawed design

This is the project I was working on when I decided to also start my leader-ender.  I had seen a Missouri Star Quilt Co video about braid quilts using a half-hexagon template and I had some fabric I thought would … Continue reading

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