Sunday, October 28, 2012

Vitamin Q

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This weekend Hanne and I have spendt a lot of time in my sewingroom.  While Hanne was playing with her log cabin……

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…..I started with one of my UFO’s.

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This is going to be a Christmas cushion.  I sewed the borders on and quilted it, but then I got distracted from something Hanne brought me.

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I had ordered this package with templates and paper pieces, and of course I had to try out some of the blocks.  I love Sue Daleys patterns, and with this package I can play a lot with templates and make all kind of hexagons.  You can se some of the variations here, here, here and here.

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I want to make my quilt in red and white.  Hanne had a big laugh when I started to pick out the red fabrics from my boxes, because I had told her I just had a few red fabrics.  And this is just some of the fabrics I showed Hanne.  I think there is some more ……………LOL  But you all know I love red fabrics.

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I was not sure which fabrics that was already washed or not, so I gave all of them a turn in the washing machine. 

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Rusken had to inspect all the fabrics. 

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And then I was ready to start making some hexagons.

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My first two hexagons is finished.  It is so fun to make them.

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I also finished sewing down the binding on these six placemats.

Saying for today:

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13 comments:

Hanne said...

Thanks for a lovely weekend :-)
It was Vitamin Q galore!

Susan said...

Rusken knows good red fabric when he sees it. Love, love , love red.

Silvana said...

All your works are so beautiful. And the red fabrics are delicious! :)

Anneke said...

Yes, love the reds too...

Bodil said...

Ser ut som en perfekt helg!

Grethe said...

Heldigris som har Rusken .......,
ja,ja, også Hanne da !!!
Vitamin Q + mye rødt stoff, blir helt topp :))

Nancy in Norway said...

Ser ut som en perfekt weekend.

Angelikas quilts and knits said...

De sekskanter er meget fine. Er der acrylskabeloner til alle former i pakken ?
quiltehilsner
Angelika

Litamora's Quilt & Design said...

Nydelige blokker, de så spennende ut! Bra Rusken ikke er "tung i rompa", så stativet ikke velta :-)

Ondrea said...

Now that is a lot of red fabric!!! I rather like the beautiful curtain hanging behind the washed fabrics. Love the hexies. I too love Sue's patterns.

quiltygal said...

Love those reds will look fantastic in the Epp it's certainly addictive isn't it...

Fabric Quilt Shop said...

Love all the reda and the snow is just wonderful.

Birgitte aka Bietje said...

I am stitching the same christmas wreath as you. So far I intended to make a wallhanging out of it. But now I've seen your cushion. I am doubting. That too is a wonderful idea, maybe even better.

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