Friday, 28 March 2014

Hexies Change

Back this week with two hexies and another idea for Fussy Cutting and English 
Paper Piecing - oh darn more ideas!!

This is fussy cutting a motif and is the last of the 22mm hexagon papers.

Now it is onto 16mm papers with this one.

The comparison of sizes. 
Yes they are eventually going in the same quilt - somehow - I hope!

This is another miniature project I am working on - how many does a girl need
going at one time! Quite a few it seems. 

This is a cute variation. The background you can see is just 4 1/2" .
I have twelve flowers paper pieces ready to applique onto the background.
It will make a little quilt measuring 17" by 21".
It comes from a Little Red One series we have at the shop.
They are all miniature quilts and so cute.

These are Barbara's hexies for this month - aren't they really nice in the William Morris Reproduction fabrics. Several are made using her prize from last month - well 
done Barbara - they look great.

This month's winner is Malcolm - I will have some challenging taupe for you Malcolm!
I think it will come from my stash this time so I can give you something that we no longer 
have in the shop! - That shouldn't be much of a challenge for me!

Now the new idea - oh no not more!! This one is thanks to a customer who came 
and asked if I knew about "The Patchwork of the Crosses".
I didn't but I do now and can't wait to start!

Aren't these cool blocks made with a honeycomb shape.
All Paper Pieced just like our hexies but these were made by Lucy Boston in post-war 
Britain. So as we know there is nothing new under the sun.

This is her whole quilt. When you get into the book and the photos she has used 
some amazing and varied fabrics.

We have made up kitsets with the book, the honeycomb templates and the squares 
that work as the sashing. So get in quickly and start stitching along with us. 
Don't know if I will get block made for next Friday but you never know I might.

Back soon with some more small hexies and maybe a Crosses block.

1 comment:

  1. I love your hexies Robyn. I am going to try the smaller size for my next one. It looks so cute. Boy " The Patchwork of the Crosses" looks very interesting. I look forward to seeing a block completed.