Monday, 29 April 2013

getting stitchy with it

So I have chosen to use pink, red and green cottons
along with a cream for the background.
Hand quilting for me is on a par with hand piecing.
There are no fixed rules,
which can be confusing,
with so much choice..
I am toying with the idea of quilting 
petal shapes within the white 
like a daisy with a hex centre..
I might make a trial run to see if I like it.

Any guesses to which backing I went with?

15 comments:

  1. It's lovely, yes I think flowers in the hexies will be good! :) x

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  2. No guesses, just sitting here happy because you are doing one of my favourite things ever. Love perle!!!

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  3. looking good...as you say no rules....love to see what you come up with

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  4. Wow! Your stitching is perfect! No matter which backing those stitches on the back will make a lovely pattern!

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  5. Oh I so love this quilt!! I'm a new follower and i know that i'm going to learn so much from your tutorial. God knows I need it!!! :))
    Rosie

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  6. Oh it's looking lovely! Can't wait to see the finished product!

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  7. Your quilts have such wonderful colour palette, I am sure the quilting will tell you what it needs as you progress.
    Thank you for sharing it all adds to my day!
    :-)

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  8. I say the pink backing.... This is looking lovely, as usual! I love the idea of petal shapes inside the hexies too!

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  9. Love the prairie stitches. Curves will be great. Soft and cozy!!

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  10. Beautiful, soft colors....pretty! I linked to you today. ;-)

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  11. I'm extremely new to crocheting, but bravely yesterday I attempted your itty bitty tutorial and made the stars. I have looked at so many patterns on the net and none made more sense than yours, so I made (yours) them without much trouble and writing here to thank you for putting up such a simple but good pattern and tute! anymore simple crochet patterns and tutes would be most apppreciated!

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  12. thats exactly what I did with my hexy quilt, it looks really good, I did a circle in the middle hexy.
    I am enjoying your blog, I spent ages looking at back posts.

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