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Placemats done, check!

Done! Oh what an awesome feeling! I have to admit, I am rather fond of my placemats! They are in use, but I’ll spare you a shot of our forever cluttered kitchen table. . .I’m actually more than a little embarrassed to let you see the place of honor the popcorn maker has 😉 Here’s […]

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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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dress up the kitchen table. . .

I’ve had an idea for placemats in the back of my mind for a while, something to spruce up the kitchen table but still be functional. . .as the Janome (I really need to name, he/she/it) is still in the shop, my 2″ hexie templates arrived and that cute little charm pack of Kate Spain’s […]

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a little mending for my benefactor. . .

. . .with my Janome in the shop – I really have no excuse, eh?  Might even iron him a shirt or two 🙂  nah. . .I’ve got a plan for this: done in this perchance. . .

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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.   I must admit to feeling mildly dejected with my Hex on the Beach quilt.  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 my hexie maddness – I just cant get enough!  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 😉 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!  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 😉 […]

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