Pieced Hexagons

For the past little while, I’ve been making the odd pieced hexagon here and there and yesterday I made this little beauty. It’s composed of 37 pieces and finishes as a 3″ hexagon. Now there are four of the 3″ … Continue reading

Another Pieced Hexagon

This one is another of the 3″ pieced hexagons. It was very quick to stitch, taking only a few hours. It began with six half 1.5″ 60-degree diamonds in pink and six half 1.5″ 60-degree diamonds in white. They were … Continue reading

Another Tiny Seven Sisters Block

Or is it another pieced hexagon? It’s both. I couldn’t resist and have decided to make another miniature quilt, this time with tiny Seven Sisters blocks. They’re fun to stitch, although I don’t think I’d want to make these with … Continue reading

Another Pieced Hexagon

Last night, after cutting the shapes for a few more sunflowers, I decided it was time to make another pieced hexagon. This is a rather large hexagon for me – it’s a 3″ hexagon composed of 30 pieces, all from … Continue reading

Hexagon Pinwheels and More

Part of play time on the weekend was adding the triangles to two of the pinwheels. I’m not sure whether I’ll add a plain 2″ hexagon in the centre of each set of six little blocks. Perhaps I’ll add some redwork on a 2″ hexagon. Whatever I decide, it’s going to be some time before this turns into anything.

I might do something like Emma’s Butterfly Stars, although I may ask Mr. Q.O. to draw some little creatures that I could use for stitcheries. Or I may just come up with a different setting altogether. For now, it’s a nice little project to which to add a block or two every week or so.

Monday was a lovely spring day. This is perfect weather to be anticipating baseball season beginning. We’re heading to a friend’s on Thursday to watch the Jays’ season opener. It seems like it has been a very long time since we’ve seen a baseball game.

Baxter found a new perch on the blue and white quilt that is draped over the back of the sofa. Now that he’s found it, that seems to be a favoured spot. I love how well his lynx tips show up in this photo.