Wednesday, January 22, 2014

WIP Wednesday

I've been working on some economy blocks that I started last week. I like making these.  There's a bit of trimming involved which (sounds weird, I know) has almost a Zen-like effect on me.   A new blade in my cutter and something trashy on Netflix and I am very happy.
I've finished 27 blocks. I'm not sure how many I'll need, but I'm just taking my time with this.
I finished a 2nd block for my Hexie Garden.
This one took a bit longer than the first one.  I had to keep laying out the hexies every time I sewed a seam to make sure that they were positioned correctly.  I wanted the design in the fabric to run in the same direction for all pieces.
These are a little tricky to piece because of the angles, but I think they're coming out nice.

I had planned on spending the afternoon playing around with designs for the Riley Blake challenge, but we had a little visitor.
A much nicer way to spend my time.  (12 weeks old already!)

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced


Joyful stitching,
jane


4 comments :

  1. Lovely blocks!
    Adorable little one!

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  2. "something trashy on Netflix" - I love it! I remember you trimming those blocks for your Salt Water quilt at retreat and I admired your tenacity - that really is a tedious job!

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  3. Oh, I love both of those. The extra time spent on those Hexi garden blocks was totally worth it. It looks great.

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  4. Great work on the hexies! And of course, spend time with that adorable visitor :). Best, Kate

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