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« on: May 06, 2010 02:24:59 PM »


I made this quilt "stole" for a few knee surgeries I have up coming...felt like I needed a special security blanket.  I found the how to on craftzine.com and here is the tutorial link

http://www.ladyharvatine.com/2010/03/hexagonia.html

It was really easy...for hexes.  I put it all together in an day, then I quilted it in a few hours.  I used silk thread to hand quilt inside the hexes about 1/4 inch.  I did not use batting (I'm calling it thread and air batting) ''cause I wanted it to be drape-yer.



It's not quit a charm quilt, but it's close.  I was not sure what it would grow up to be when I started it.  I wish I had thought of doing it charmingly earlyer



That's my dog Cosmo modeling it for you

P.S.  I forgot to mention that it is backed with flannel.  I just did it like an envelope..... I think it's called.  I had to join 2 pieces together to make the backing long enough, so I left an opening in the middle of that seem.  SO I was able to just put them face together and then sew around the edge, then turn thru said hole
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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2010 03:48:18 PM »

Very neat!  I'm still in the beginning learning stages of quilting but that video made it look almost easy!  And your quilt looks fantastic...I hope your surgeries go well!  Btw, Cosmo is a great model Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2010 04:18:26 PM »

Oh, it's gorgeous.  I'd use it as a table runner.  It'd look beautiful on a wooden table.
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« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2010 05:17:59 PM »

It's fantastic! I love all of the scrappy bright fabrics. Thank you for the link to the tutorial, I'm definitely going to watch the video because I want a hex quilt of my own now Smiley.

Cosmo makes a lovely model.
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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2010 06:35:20 AM »

Looks great. I hope you're recovering nicely. I'm sure the security blanket definantly helps.
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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2010 05:57:21 PM »

Oh, it's lovely! I love quilts that have a certain unplanned quality to them. They're so cozy, it just makes me want to pick them up and cuddle with them. You did a great job!
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« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2011 12:38:26 AM »

I love it! What a wonderful idea and so pretty!
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« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2011 01:20:39 AM »

I love this so much!  The bright colors are so fun, it is charming without even having to be "charming'!  (if that made sense to anyone else.  I need sleep badly. lol.)  And congrats for taking on hexs...they still have the power to make my shudder...but yours look great and I can't wait to watch that video!
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« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2011 10:06:11 AM »

I love it! I've been thinking about making a quilt with hexes for a while. I might be willing to go through with it now with the tutorial.Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2011 04:32:27 AM »

oh wow this is gorgeous..and hand quilting too...I am impressed

 are they knocking you out completely for your surgery..not that I am planning on sneaking by and stealing this at all..nope, not at all *innocent whistle*
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