Monday, 16 August 2010

Just so you don't think I have disappeared……

You might want to get a cuppa as I have posted a few photos of things. Just so you don't think I have been totally lazy doing not much at all hehehe.

These gorgeous Framed Hexagons that I received for the Craft Forum Swap I am in are from Patchworkdownunder (Nat), Joma (Diane), Fayzs (Sandra) and miss~nance (Gail).

12 - From patchworkdownunder 13 - From Joma14 - From Fayzsfor Miss-nance from piecemaker

   These ones I sent to Annelda (Ann), Nat, Lucky1 (Leanne), Fayzs (Sandra), Joma (Diane), Geniene and Kimba (Kim). 

    8 - To Annelda10 - To Patchworkdownunder11 - To Lucky1  12 - To Fayzs13- To Joma14 - To Geniene9 - To Kimba4

I am loving this swap and I have a fabulous collection of Hexies and soon I am going to join them all together to make a wall hanging or small quilt.  

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These blocks I am making from the Monthly BOM swap on the Craft Forum 

Block 3 Block 4 We have about 6 more to go and that swap will be finished and then I will put these blocks together.

This is a table runner I made for my friend Pauline for her birthday at the beginning of the month.

 Paulines table runner

So I have been a bit busy and am half way thru making a few more table runners for putting in the Christmas Box. Plus I have finished a project for having on Among the Gum Trees blog for this years Christmas Freebies. The excitement is starting to build among us girls with the projects we have planned for you all.

So you can see I have been somewhat busy and not just sitting on the computer flipping from blog to blog reading all about what you all get up to.

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I have finally sorted out the patterns that are to be sewn onto the Wedding Quilt with Nat, and soon I will be able to pick it up from her and then it will be time to be putting the edging on it and label.

I have got to work out what I am going to put on the label for my son and his fiancé. Talk about a mind blank at the moment. I hope some inspiration comes to me soon.

Hugs to all….Vicki

21 lovely people said....:

Penny said...

Simply love the hexies :) I've made many of them.
http://pennyshands.blogspot.com/2009/09/hexies-craze.html

Jessica said...

Love the hexies! How did you get into this swap?

Fiona said...

My word you have been very busy Vic - I adore my hexie doily that you made me for Xmas - They are just so pretty.

Hugs - Fee XX

barb's creations said...

You have been a very busy girl vicki.All those lovely goodies sent and received.I can't wait to see what you make with your hexies.
I must post a pic of all the hexies I've received so far too,I think mine will become a table runner :) Barb.

Denise :) said...

These framed hexies are marvelous! How do you do that??!!? :)

KaHolly said...

Oh what fun to read your post today! Esp. after being out of the loop while traveling for so long. Love those hexies. They are so cute and clever. I brought a hexie project to work on while traveling. They are lots of fun to work on! ~karen

Carin said...

Those are beautiful Vicki!

Tracy said...

Yes, indeed, you've been busy! Many of us (cough,cough) could take some guidance from you and step away from the computer and into our sewing rooms. Congratulations!

And the hexagons are all incredible. I don't even really like hexagons... but these are amazing. You are very fortunate to have such talented swap partners!

Micki said...

That is going to be a wonderful quilt...the hexies are wonderful!
Micki

Anna Rosa Designs said...

Hi Vicki,
Glad to see you're not just sitting on your touche all day doing nothing. lol
Great stuff honey!
Hugs,
Anna

clare's craftroom said...

Always nice to see what you have been up to Vicki and those hexies are all so good ! Clever forum girls !

Suzi-q said...

I can't believe the craft forum is still going, it has been ages since I visited, your hex's look great, enjoy your blog hopping :)

teresa said...

You have been busy Vicki!!! I am so in love with your hexies... what a wonderful idea. Love your blocks and table runner too. I'm tired just reading your post today ha ha :)

MARYNAN said...

Vicki, I just wish I was in the Hexagon swap.

Many years ago (maybe 10)I started a quilt with similar double hexagon, machine embroidered centres on cream homespun, quilt as you go. I will have to take a photo of them and blog about the quilt. I still haven't finished it but I have started sewing the hexagons together by hand, that are quite large, maybe 6" finished.

Also someone at Cottage on the Hill, Tuesday Ladies, today was making a little handbag out of small hexagons, the inner hex. backed with some rigid iron - on, handbag stiffener.

Anyway I just love double hexagons done that way.

Maryanne

Liz said...

Vicki-- those hexis look great. So simple yet beautiful. looking forward to seeing them made up . and the wedding quilt!!!!!

Karen's Korner said...

Gorgeous hexies...I look forward to seeing what you do with them all.

Jenny of Elefantz said...

You weren't joking when you said you'd ben busy!!! :-)
Lovely hexies - again!! LOL!
Love
Jen
xx

MARYNAN said...

Vicki, I have put some photos of my hexagon quilt on my blog. Check it out if you like. I have also written about a loving obituary my hubbie showed me today and he wrote my name on top and said it sounded like me!!! I suppose a lot of our children could say it about us quilters, knitters etc. I know it would well and truly apply to me!!!!

Funoldhag said...

I love those hexagons! So pretty. I would say you have been keeping pretty busy, Vicki! Carol

Funoldhag said...

I love those hexagons! So pretty. I would say you have been keeping pretty busy, Vicki! Carol

Tarnyia said...

I love those hexie's so beautiful...