Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Home again, home again!

With masses of unpacking and laundry and tired cranky children. But I am not complaining - a fantastic vacation was had by all! I'm sure a few holiday photos will make their way onto ye olde blog, once I have sorted through the 2000+ pics that we took (yikes!).

While I had an amazing holiday, and managed to baste about 300 of my little hexies (only about 1200 more to go!), I was beginning to miss my sewing machine, so this afternoon I pulled out these AMH Little Folks fat quarters, which I got on sale a few months ago:
Voile, so soft and lovely! I plan to make a king size summer weight quilt inspired by Leila's simple and perfect quilt. Let's not think about the fact that fall is already in the air here in this part of the northern hemisphere. If I'm lucky it will be finished before fall is officially here. And then I will be responsible and get back to work on the pirate quilt. And the Day of the Dead quilt. And the remake of the girly-girl quilt. And...well you get the picture: no lack of WIPs, or future WIPs, around here.

After a total lack on Internet action, I'm jumping back in and linking up with Freshly Pieced WIP Wednesday. It counts as a WIP when you've pulled the fabric out of the cupboard right? And the hexagon megaquilt continues on (probably for the next few years...) - I am trying to come up with a design plan for it, no scrappy hexies for this one, so that I can start stitching them together. I am thinking chevrons!

What do you think?

I'll be back later this week to share some fabricy goodness, but now I am off to visit some blogs that I have missed commenting on - especially all the fantastic posts and tutorials for the Let's Get Acquainted blog hop. Here is the list of the recent and upcoming participants:

Aug 14
Sarah from Sarah Sews Quilting Blog
January from Sew Sew Go

Aug 16
Alison from Little Bunny Quilts
Cathy from Blueberry Patch

Aug 21
Marta from From Marta with Love
Marion from My Quilt Diet

Aug 23
Ginny from Fish Creek Studio
May from Confessions of a Fabraholic

Aug 28
Lucy from Charm About You
Ella from throw a wench in the works

Aug 30
Elaine from Dashasel Sews
Jess from The Elven Garden

The series will go on until Nov 12, so lots of good stuff still to come, along with the great advice:

Thanks for visiting!



  1. Gorgeous hexies. I think that Chevrons sound like a wonderful idea.

  2. I stopped at 300 hexies... 300!!!!! It looks beautiful but 300!!

  3. love the rainbow-y chevron hexie goodnes!

  4. Those hexies look great. I love the rainbow of beautiful fabrics.

  5. EEEK! beautiful chevron arrangement :) :)

  6. Love the look of all the hexies. The more I see such fun little blocks the more I'm being lured into doing my own hexie quilt. The chevron color arrangement will be great.

  7. I love that you're making chevrons out of hexies! Thanks for linking up with WIP Wednesday.

  8. Wow, those hexies are so gorgeous, chevrons would look fabulous. So pleased you had a lovely holiday.

  9. That is a LOT of hexies! Thanks for sharing the Let's Get Aquainted links!

  10. Love the colorful hexies and the chevron arrangement would be awesome!!! Your AMH Little Folk quilt will be so soft and cuddly and can't wait to see it. =)


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