Hello and Welcome to another edition of Hexie Linky Party for Hexie-aholics!
And just to prove that it's really an incurable addiction I'm going to share a new project. I have a thing for basket blocks so I couldn't resist...
Janet's first reaction was that I could (should?) make these on a machine but then I countered that the project wouldn't be portable. We had a discussion on me taking a treadle or hand crank machine camping, whether rotary cutting would be allowed in the primitive setting and later we added in the child sized antique ironing board that I haven't shared yet. In the end, it still wasn't quite portable enough so I kept to the hexies...
I've got one 8" block done - just 3 more to go. All the baskets will have the same brown fabric for the basket and the color placement (gold/green/neutral) will be the same in the other blocks but each with different fabrics.
The rest of the doll quilt will be probably be borders, maybe in a medallion style. You already knew it would be a doll quilt, right??!!
And now it's your turn to share your latest hexie project. It can be old or new, with any paper shape.
Okay, okay--so maybe my suggestions weren't too practical for camping. I'll concede.
I like what I am seeing here, but I wouldn't want to be the one stitching it. I think the color placement being consistent, but using different fabrics is a great idea.
On our recent trip to the Scottish Festival I did do a little stitching on my hexie project, but I didn't accomplish enough to be showing it off. :)
Such a pretty block! Hexi stitching sounds like a perfect camping project.
I love this!! It def needs to remain an EPP project!!! :)
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