My Hexagon Progress.. Top Complete!!

I stitched my last hexagon.. well, on this quilt top anyhow. I have loved doing the hand work! It is so nice to sit in the evening and have some handwork to keep my hands occupied. Today I added a light brown border to the left and right hand sides with a blanket stitch (and my sewing machine), It is supposed to look like a flower garden box. I will use the same material to bind the quilt. Next I will be making the back of the quilt. I am using white fabric for the very bottom. Above that I will be using 4″x12″ blocks of red, green and an occasional yellow. Then the rest of the quilt back will be white. I have saved a few left over pieces of red and green that were so kindly shared with me and I don’t want them to go to waste. I cut them into squares thinking I would need them as hexagons. I am going to make them into appliques of flower petals and leaves that match the quilting that I am doing on the quilt. I am going to applique these onto the quilt on the turn down area of the quilt on the white of the back. I still have quite a long way to go, but it sure feels great to have this much finished. It feels like a great accomplishment!


About dezertsuz

quilter, crazy quilter and stitcher
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9 Responses to My Hexagon Progress.. Top Complete!!

  1. JoQuilter says:

    Your quilt is beautiful. Great going.

  2. Anna says:


  3. Ati. says:

    Congratulations, it looks great!

  4. Gives me inspiration to start working on mine again! Just amazing!

  5. Barb says:

    That is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo amazing!!!

  6. PBPatch says:

    What an achievement! I love how you've used green in between.

  7. That looks wonderful! I'm so glad you finished. I look forward to seeing how you bind it. =)

  8. Irina says:

    WOW!!! It looks amazing!

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