Monday, July 9, 2012

Take Along Project

This is my take along project to give me something productive to do when I'm away from home.
I have always wanted to make a hexie quilt so I started cutting out my hexes from some charm packs.
 I made a template and started cutting. So they aren't perfect and I have to trim them up when I use one. I made an offhand comment to my husband that if I had a GO it wouldn't take me as long and they would all be perfect.
Well -  With the help of my daughter he ordered one and it should be here tomorrow. (I have to remember to watch what I say around him)
I thought I'd make my hexies with the folded flower on one side. It's really easy to do. I'll put a tutorial on here later. I have been starching them so they will hold a crease better. I'm about a third of the way through the stack.
I am still trying to figure out what I want to do with the center - button, jewel or something else. I'll work on it.
 I have cut out a bunch of smaller hexes out of fusible batting to put inside. Hopefully the GO will help with cutting the batting
These are just a few I've done trying to perfect my technique.
I'll probably wait till I get them all done before I start putting them together.


LesQuilts said...

Oh! those are amazing!
I am doing hexies, but I love these, looking forward to the tutorial!
Oh, I'm also droooling over the Go! Congratulations!
Take care, Leslie

LynCC said...

Those are really, really neat! I'm looking forward to seeing the tutorial. :)

JJ said...

Nice. If you need dies let me know and I can get them for you.