Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Making Sense of Hexagons

My quilting goal for 2010 is to work on projects that I've already started.WIPS There were many found and organized when I moved and none of them were ones I was prepared to abandon. Well, OK, there was one or two that made the cut! I've committed to working on my hexagons (see more details here) during the Olympics and I've been faithful to this commitment. There is clarity in this project now, and I've gotten to a place which gives me confidence that I will finish this piece. There were times when I wasn't so sure about that.
Here is my progress, 31 flowers done with the connectors sewn on, 37 flowers waiting for connectors, 18 connectors sewn together, and 19 more connectors to make. That equals to 95 more red hexi's to baste, but there is the Canada/Russia hockey game on tonight, so I should be able to accomplish this tonight.
This picture shows how I'm going to connect the flowers to the red pathways and then how the rows go together. Once each row is sewn together, it will nest with the row beside it.
Log Cabin Update: The start of it all
I've been working on my scrappy Log Cabin and it found a home on the design wall at my work. I know, you're all thinking, Design wall at work? I thought Sharon worked at a trucking co? Well, I do, but we have a huge unused store room and that is were my boss and I have a huge design wall. Anyways, I have had my 144 log cabin blocks up on the wall for a while now, and I've slowly got them labeled and brought home. Here is a peek at my progress.4 rows and 3 rows pinned and ready to be sewn together. Another 5 rows still on the design wall, crying to come home and be with their brothers and sisters!
It's time to go to work, sit and stitch a few minutes today!


Mimi said...

Looks like you are making a good dent in the WIPs. Good for you!

Valentina said...

The Hexies look lovely!!! Wow!
Mine are not doing so well... My eyes keep getting glued to the TV!

belinda said...

YEP...girl,you are hookin' butt on your hexies!
I think I started mine l-o-n-g before you and I'm w-a-y behind now..HA!

And WOW...what a boss to have!! Your log cabin looks great too!!

be*mused jan said...

Wow! These are going to look great with the choice of red paths!