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Monday Morning Star Count

It's still Monday morning somewhere, right? Maybe.

Anyway, it was a reasonable productive week. I attached 11 already finished blocks to the main body of the quilt.


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So, it's all one big piece of quilty goodness now. I also dug into my blue scrap bins and cut all the diamonds I need for my 10 remaining blocks. I even got one block's worth basted. And did some thinking about how I want to deal with the edges. No decisions yet. The end is so close I can taste it!

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I also maybe, kind of, just a little bit...cut into that stack of fabric I pulled for my next EPP project.

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I consider it a gauge swatch. I was just testing it out, trying to decide exactly what size of hexagon I wanted to use so I could start shopping for paper pieces. It looks like 1.25" hexagons is the winner. 1" was just absolutely daunting. 1.5" was huge and felt like cheating. I'm planning a Grandmother's Flower Garden quilt minus the plain spacer hexagons in between. Just a riotous mass of bright hexie flowers. Kind of like this. What do you think?

Comments

Julia said…
I think the flower garden in the colours you've shown will be great. I also like the idea of leaving out the spacer hexagons, that gives it a certain modern look.
Helen said…
Oh yes, I do like those flowers all nestled together. Interesting how the centers take on more importance.
Wendy said…
congrats on your near finish with the diamonds...you go girl...I like your hexi flowers and think a scrappy flower setting without the stepping stones will be wonderful!
Pamela said…
I'll say you had a productive week! The blues and yellows together in the diamond quilt are very appealing.
Charity said…
Wow, love your almost finished quilt. I am just curious how big is this? I am new, but now crazy over epp. There is so many things I want to start and do!

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