Tuesday, August 9, 2011

This Week's WIP's

I've actually got a lot done this week, but it's little stuff, so there's nothing super awesome to show you! :(

But I'll show you what I've got.

I've been working on my hexalong with the girls at Lily's Quilts and here's what I've come up with so far.

Hexies together
Here is a little hexie family that is different as can be.  I've been making what comes to mind, using scraps mostly from my pink, yellow, green and blue bag.  And this is what happens when you don't have a plan!   But I'm just going to keep going and see what it looks like in the end.  And it will be my very own one-of-a-kind quilt that no one will ever duplicate because it's such a hodge-podge.

And then there's this....

7 in 1
This is what you get when you plan.  I used 7 hexagons to get this pattern.  And I don't think it goes at all with the hodge-podge mess, so looks like I'll have another hexagon quilt coming together that will be more of these "medallions" put together.  It should be nice, although very traditional, and not usually what I make.  But that's okay.

Summer Sampler Almost finished

In other news, my blocks for the Summer Sampler Quilt are finished.  It was fun to make, but man those EPP blocks are crazy! They take so much time.  But the finished product is amazing.  And I also fixed the mosaic block at the bottom left.  I just couldn't leave it wrong.

No quilts finished this week.
Too many project for my little head to handle, including going through my three sons' clothes and handing down the clothes
that are too small to little brother(s).
Seems like I have to do this twice a year.  They grow like weeds! 

I'll be gone on a little vacation until next Wednesday, so enjoy sewing and creating.  I'll be working on my hexies, the crazy ones or the planned ones, I don't know, but my hands will be busy!


  1. Very cool! Your hexies are great!

    Jennifer :)

  2. Your blocks from the SSQ look lovely.

    I used to do the same thing with my DD twice a year - go through her clothes and weed out things that no longer fitted to either pass on to SIL or throw out! I can imagine it's a bit more tedious with three!

  3. your hexies are simply amazing. inspiring. i may have to make some of my own.

  4. Those hexies are super cool. keep on!

  5. Your hexies are looking great and I love the idea of a unique hodgepodge quilt!

  6. This is rather super awesome though Sarah! All these little steps have a way of coming together...eventually. I really do love a hex, any hex (and the sound of a hex a long sounds like a lot of fun)and yours look lovely too!

  7. Beautiful hexagons, and I LOVE your summer sampler blocks!

  8. Your hexagons look great, and I love the colors in your Summer Sampler! Have a great vacation!

  9. I like your hodge podge hexies!

  10. Your sampler looks awesome -- one of the best I've seen!!!

  11. Love that mostly yellow hexie! Way too complicated for me!

  12. love your summer sampler! and your hexies are so cute. What a happy hexie family!

  13. Your sampler has wonderful energy and color! I am not participating in it but I have seen them around blogland and yours looks great!

    I came over from the small blog meet, so glad I did! Can't wait to see how your projects progress!


  14. Hi, Love your Summer Sampler and the colours you have used for your little hexies look terrific. A hexie quilt is about the only thing I haven't got on the go right now but yours tempts me to start one!! Happy stitching. Chrisb

  15. Your hexagons are looking fun, and the sampler blocks are beautiful!