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Wonky log cabin…hexagons!

I’m playing with something, both for the London Modern Quilt Guild scrap challenge and because Modern Quilting asked me to contribute a project and I want to come up with something cool. Here is my first try at creating a wonky log cabin hexagon. The result is not exactly what I had pictured in my […]
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Some thoughts on quilting

In my my third post about Laurie’s Storyboek hexagon baby quilt, Lauren asked for tips on quilting in the comments. There are loads of quilters more experienced and better qualified to weigh in on this but I can offer a couple of words of wisdom from what I’ve picked up over the past year. First, […]
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A Storyboek hexagon baby quilt for Laurie!

Yesterday I went to Laurie‘s baby shower* and gave her the Storyboek hexagon baby quilt I’ve been working on so I can finally share some pictures of the final result! Here are some final shots I took of the quilt at home before the party: I’m geeked about how lovely this turned out and, as […]
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Oh my hexagon!

I spent the weekend sewing hexagons together – 198 sides sewn together, to be precise. And that’s after the strips were sewn together. Whew! But I’m really happy with how this baby quilt is coming along. And I had seasons 2-5 of Curb Your Enthusiasm to keep me company, which made ALL the difference. Unfortunately, […]
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Storyboek and hexagons

I started another quilt this weekend! No I’m not finished with the star quilt shhhh! I love the new Storyboek collection from Birch and thought it would be perfect for a baby quilt. Yellow and grey have become one of my favourite colour combinations – I think I noticed it first on Made because Dana […]
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Raiding Poppy’s stash

On Thursday Ed and I took DSD up to visit Poppy for her 96th birthday. It was pouring down rain most of the day and we were cooped up in doors. I wouldn’t mind this – knitting and going through Poppy’s old photos and chatting to her are very peaceful – but DSD gets a […]
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