Category Archives: Ongoing Projects

Fussy Cut Fusion

I’ve been busy working–you know, real life job and all–but I did manage to baste a few more hexagons over the past few days. Most of them I did in short sittings, sewing 3 or 6 at a time, which … Continue reading

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Darling Little Hexagons

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I made another 79 hexagons, mostly from fabrics I’ve already shown, but I did manage to cut into one of my new fabrics–a babyish print with images of toys on a pastel yellow background. Two weeks ago before this hexagon … Continue reading

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Half Moon Hexagons and More of the Same

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A few months ago, I purchased a charm pack of Moda’s Half Moon fabrics. It was a good price, but one of those purchases that I later regretted. I love 5″ charms, jelly rolls, and layer cakes, but I am … Continue reading

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From Scraps to Hexes

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Here is tonight’s offering of 37 new hexagons. That brings the total to 78. Now. . . only about 1000 more to go. Ha! Several of the scraps used for these hexagons are from traditional prints I thought I would … Continue reading

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Small Plates Quilt

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Planning ahead for my third quilt–one just for me this time–I picked fabrics and started cutting this week. I will use the “Small Plates” pattern found in Elizabeth Hartman’s The Practical Guide to Patchwork. It’s a very modern design that … Continue reading

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A Quilt for Elizabeth

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My husband has a few family quilts given to him by his parents. They are well-worn, and we continue to use them on our beds and for snuggling up to watch a movie. My favorite keeps finding it’s way into … Continue reading

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Hex Yeah!

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My up and coming patchwork obsession will surely be hexagons. I started to miss sitting on the sofa hand quilting as the family watches a movie. After months of quilting every night, watching a movie seems pointless without busy fingers. … Continue reading

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