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70 weeks in the making. . .a finish. . .

Woot woot!!! According to IG, this first picture was taken 70 weeks ago. . . I’ve learnt so much since then. . . How we and the plant life have grown since then. . . My most favorite finish to date. . . Quilt Stats: Pattern:Β Midnight at the Oasis by Jen Kingwell Fabric & Binding: […]

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Hexie Placemats WIP

While my machine was in the shop, before the work on the house took over, I prepped some 2″ hexies for place-mats. While auditioning the background fabrics. . . . . .my mister wandered by and said he liked the black background. Black it is! I’ve managed to join the hexies and build the quilt […]

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Hex on the beach hiatus. . .

When the author of Red Cabin Quilter reported that she had slowed down a little with only 8 rows to complete of her Hex on the Beach quilt left, I took a moment to reassess. . .I hadn’t even reached the 8th row yet! With everything in disarray, I’ve managed to catch up a little, […]

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Derailed hexi creation. . .

You may ask, what could possibly derail the creation of hexies, here at hexi creation central? πŸ™‚ a simple nail trimming. . .I noticed while I was stitching, that to save my finger from the occasional jab of the needle, I was using the tip of my nail. With the little ones, I don’t keep […]

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our balls are bigger. . .

That was the tagline of the CFL when I was growing up. Argos! were my team, but I can count on one hand the number of times I went to a game. I saw more Stampeder games. But whatever game you went to see or whichever sport arena in Toronto you went to, there was […]

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the hexy learning curve. . .

without a doubt, if you can learn at the foot of someone who knows what their doing. . .the rest can remain untyped. Β  I must admit to feeling mildly dejected with my Hex on the Beach quilt. Β Insert lower lip pout here. . . But first to clarify, I knew this quilt would show […]

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hexie madness. . .

after a productive weekend, just not in a crafty way – every spare moment this week has been devoted to myΒ hexie maddness – I just cant get enough! Β and this task has been made OH SO MUCH more fun by this wonderful present that the postman left on my doorstep. . .   like i […]

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in a word? Fiddly

Smoked through the basting. . .then it was easy peasy linking one hexie to another. Now the joining of two rows. . .hmmm. . .might take a little longer than previously expected πŸ˜‰ But then you can get into a kind of get into a swing. . .and before you know it

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sorting ‘Hex on the Beach’ aka Plan of Attack!

I had previously pulled the fabric for the Craftsy BOM and I’m still liking it, so I thought I would go ahead and start the cutting. . . But then this showed up on my door step! Β Silk thread is in the house! I opened my box containing all the little baggies of die cut […]

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hexies!

The first time I saw Salt Water by Tula Pink I was, how shall we say. . .intrigued. Not being one for corals, I was able to appreciate their beauty mixed with the blues and greens. Then I saw them all sewn together on “Hex on the Beach“. Oh dear me I was smitten πŸ˜‰ […]

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