Friday, October 25, 2013

Blogger's Quilt Festival


Hello and welcome to my blog.
If you are a regular, you get the joy (haha) at looking at this quilt a second time. :)
I have been quilting for just over a year and I absolutely love it.
  Since, I began quilting I just adored the hand-appliqued and quilted beauties that I spied around. 
I dreamed  of making my own. 
This summer, I spent it working on this.

I finished up this quilt in about 8 weeks.
The hexagons are all hand-pieced together and then
hand appliqued onto the backing.
I wanted a modern approach to a traditional design.

I decided to then hand quilt it together with the same echoing
hexagons throughout the quilt.
I used Aurifil 12 wt. thread throughout. 
It was quilted with 5 different colors.

I hope you enjoyed your little stop during the Blogger's Quilt Festival!
Quilt Stats:
Pattern:  Not Your Grandmother's Flower Garden - by Me
Size:  82"x82"
Quilting:  Hand Quilted with Aurifil thread by Me
Fabric: Honeycomb of Happy Go Lucky
Timeless Treasures Soho Solids

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  1. What a fun quilt! Great colors and pattern, and love the quilting!

  2. I adore this even still Gorgeous photos

  3. Amy love the hexagon pattern in the hand quilting. It all looks wonderful!

  4. Darling hexagon quilt! Very colorful and cheery! Super hand quilting!

  5. It really is great. Nicely done.

  6. Great quilt, love your corner solution, very original :-)

  7. What a great way to use hexagons!! I love the way the hexies are hanging over the edges of the corners!

  8. Love how you did the corners - never seen anything like that before!

  9. Amy, I am thinking you need to write a pattern for this quilt. The more I look at it the more I (and I bet others) would like to make it. The idea is too cool, the corners unique and I just plain like it a lot.

  10. Oh what nice bright colors in your hexie!