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QuiltCon Hexagons

Our beloved hexagons made a respectable showing at QuiltCon in Austin this year. I didn’t go, but several friends sent me either their photos or blog posts with photos, so here are some I saw. 148 more words


From Lyn

Lyn had some trouble posting so I’m putting this up for her. This is from January 19.

Waving here from a lightly snowed on UK:) I am working up to going outdoors to scrape off my windscreen – so thought I would test the theory that I have finally managed to transfer myself to the new WordPress blog here, before girding my loins for that chilly job. 487 more words


New Hexagon Millefiore Quilt Along Progress

Lookie Lookie!!!  Oh Heavens to Murgatriod!!!  I’m still working on January’s Hexagons and still have 6 more that need to be added to the final round for January’s Rosette…..THEN I have to start February’s……But I’m really happy with how it’s shaping up!!!


Mariella from Cancun Mexico Here talking about Hexagons!

Hey there!  This is me, Mariellajo from Cancun, Mexico.  I’m crazy about hexagons and find the process so very relaxing.  I’ve moved out of simply just amassing hexagons and started a project.   403 more words


A New Start for the New Year!

Look what dropped through my letter box this morning…..millefiori quilts!

This one had totally passed me by until I saw an amazingly beautiful completed quilt… 146 more words



Millefiori, which literally translates to “thousand flowers,” is a motif that dates back thousands of years. Originally used in early glass and tile making, the design became a natural motif in bead making. 226 more words

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