Friday, May 23, 2014

Hexagon Quilt Finish - Q2 FAL

One of my big goals for the year was to focus on completing some of the MANY half done projects I have stuffed in every nook and cranny in my sewing room.  I did really well the first quarter of the year but have really fallen short since.



So I am super happy to share this finish.  This quilt top has been done for at least 7 years...but as usual, I never found the time to quilt it.  It was one of the items I included on my Second Quarter Finish-A-Long list with Katy at The Littlest Thistle.  So far it is the only item I have finished this quarter but it is one more off the list...right?




The backing was purchased eons ago and is a bold orange and brown stripe.  I kept the hexagon shape on the edge of the quilt which always makes sewing on the binding a bit more challenging.





For the quilting, I kept it simple and quilted in a big flower shape in each hexagon.  I haven't decided if I am going to keep this one or put it up for sale in my Etsy shop.  I am getting a bit over-run with quilts.  They seem to be stacked up everywhere right now!


Finishing this quilt brings the number of old quilt tops to be quilted down to only 6 (I started the year with 12.).  Hopefully by the end of the year, I will have worked through them all!

(Thanks Katy at The Littlest Thistle for keeping me focused on these older projects!)


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Linking up with Finish it up Friday at Crazy Mom Quilts, Confessions of a Fabric Addict for Can I get a Whoop Whoop Friday, TGIFF, Fabric Frenzy Friday at Forth Worth Fabric Studio, Link a Finish Friday at Richard and Tonya Quilts, The Littlest Thistle and Show it off Saturday at Sew Can She.

 
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15 comments:

  1. Beautiful quilt! Thanks for linking up to TGIFF!

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  2. Wow, congratulations on cutting your list in half already this year - that is awesome! I love keeping the edges of quilts zigzaggy, but it does make the binding more time consuming.

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  3. Congrats on the finish! I always avoid those uneven edges, but your looks great. I also really like those big flowers.

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  4. Congratulations on another finish! I love those big hexagons. I just posted my first finish for this quarter too, so you're not alone there.

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  5. That's an accomplish - getting 6 quilted! Love your hexagon quilt. I invite you to link to Hexie Weekend to let others see it too.

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  6. Oh my, I love it! I must try one of these hexagon variations soon!

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  7. Great job, I'm I officially finishing things as well :)

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  8. Yikes! Good reminder to get my ALYOF finish posted. Your finish is lovely, indeed! You must have no fabric left in your arsenal!

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  9. Congrats on your finish! You did a lovely job! :)

    Thank you for linking up to Fabric Frenzy Friday!
    -Lindsey
    Fabric Frenzy Friday

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  10. Hopping over from linky party Such a Sew and Sew. Beautiful, this quilt is on my bucket list, I am practicing today

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  11. Love the quilting motif on these - such a clever idea!

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  12. This is a very pretty quilt!

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  13. I love the hexagons but even more, seeing what looks like a "man" quilt...thanks for sharing under our Hexagon theme at TUesday Archives. (Great job...and patience on that binding too!!) I appreciate seeing how you quilted it...I'm always looking at how people finish things. :)

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