Monday, June 24, 2013

Hexagons take over

I started making hexagons to have something to do during the hockey games, but these hexies have taken on a life of their own.  I now have 37 hexies basted and ready to sew.

I thought I would like to make these into a tote like this one, so I started looking through my stash to see what fabrics I had that would coordinate.  I found these fabrics which I like


I also found this fabric:

I just had to try a making a few hexagons featuring the little girls at play.

How could I resist? They were the perfect size for the 1 inch paper pieces I am using, and the colors were just right to go with the rest of the fabrics.

So now I have 3 little additions to my hexies so far.

See what I meant about taking on a life of it's own?  Stay tuned...

I'm linking up with Jessica at Life Under Quilts who literally wrote the book on English Paper Piecing.

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  1. Gorgeous little people peeking out! Lovely soft, gentle colours. This will be lovely. JJ

  2. Oh my goodness! Those little girls are completely adorable!

  3. I love the little girls!! And I have some of that chez moi fabric too, it looks good in hexies ~

  4. SO cute! Love the little girls! I decided not to make hexies tonight. They seem to lose whenever I work on them. I'm knitting tonight!!

  5. Didn't anyone tell you that hexies are addictive? Love the addition of the playing girls. Lane

  6. Your latest additions are the cutest. This tote will be adorable.

  7. Those little girls are perfect! Love your colors!

  8. I *like* the little girls in there! I don't think I'd hide that cuteness inside!


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