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Shoreline, CT, United States
I would love for you to join me (a retired senior)in my zany crafting adventures with quilting (waaaaay too much fabric); scrapbooking (will I ever catch up?); redwork; counted cross stitch; crossword puzzles; reading; and cooking.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

HEXAGONIA-- HERE I COME

 
I began working on my
new hexagon hand project 
this morning ...
along with my coffee;)))
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[But first, I---
Dusted (on hands and knees to get those
pesky baseboards that hold all those
dust bunnies--ooof!!) 
and swept up my sewing room. ]

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I first saw these hexagons on a
Missouri Star Quilt Co. 
youtube video--
And I was just charmed by the fact that
your piece is finished in
a single sewing..

{Also, my blogging friend,
DEB  (click to see)
is making these for part
of her RSC project
this year. Hop on over and
take a look at her take
on these;))) }

The batting is layered inside and
the little folded binding holds
all 3 layers together...

I have prepped 
5 more:
I wanted to finish using the rest
of this French text fabric so that
it was really readable--
and this is the perfect 
setting for it, don't
you think? :)))

Here is the backing I will be using
for all the ones I make
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Definitely wishing for
Springtime to come...

Here is my little basket with all the
"necessaries"
so I can tote my project around the house

(I mean where else do I 
go these days, S I G H )

💘All ready 💘
👵

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I want to thank all of you
who sent me such encouraging
comments and ideas for my
Log Cabin dilemma....

I truly appreciate all of your
super kind comments...
👄👄👄

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I have a Roast beef 
(bottom round) cooking
in my Slo cooker;
and have peeled my
potatoes
for dinner tonight.

I will make my gravy 
right in the crock pot, so
it is almost one pan cooking..

I will add steamed string beans 
with almonds
as our side veg.

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We had another 3" of snow overnight
but everything seems to be melting
in our weak sunshine...

And so has my day begun....

I hope you are all well
staying safe and
😷-ed

Hugs, Julierose
La Blageuse
(visiting Hexagonia-euse)









12 comments:

  1. Hexies are way above my skill set but I sure love the look of them. Yours are going to look great with the background fabric you selected. Dinner sounds delish! Enjoy your day.

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  2. Sounds like a perfect day (and meal) to me! Looking forward to see how your hexie project develops! Have a safe and happy day!

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  3. Your hexie is adorable!! I of course love the French fabric.
    What are you making with them?
    Love using my crockpot!! Stay warm!! (and safe!)

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  4. Dinner sounds delicious (and likely smells the same way). It Is icy and gray and cold here - single digit temps this weekend which is COLD for west TN. Good time to stay inside and stitch! Your hexie project will be wonderful.

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  5. I love your French text fabric - how neat! It will be fun to see it in the hexies. I enjoyed sewing some of those, too. Stay warm!

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  6. I've never tried makinghrxies so will be watching your progress with interest

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  7. Dinner sounds delicious! I have seen hexagons before with the batting inside, never tried those but seems like a good idea.

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  8. That's a different method for making hexies - might be fun to give it a try. I tore my hexie project apart and am currently rethinking the layout. I suspect that re-thinking will involve either buying more fabric (sigh) and making more or maybe scuttle the entire thing and move on. Jury is out having a very long deliberation!

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  9. Sweet hexies. Love your fabrics. Your dinner sounds awesome. I ate a late lunch so no dinner for me tonight.

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  10. Oh, those are sew sweet! I prepped another 7 today in yellow. We were masked when we dropped off the record book to the fair today. One more week! I got a double yolk today from a green egg =)

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  11. I have a basket just like yours.twins! Dinner sounds good.if I leave now i make may it LOL your hexies look cool

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  12. Such a fun project! Hexies are so versatile. Your dinner sounds delicious!

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