Friday, March 14, 2014

The last hexie star and bicycles?

I am finally finished with the last hexie star!  

It will probably be awhile before I have them all put together, but as soon as I do, I will post lots of pictures.  

This is my latest finish- its a 50x70 throw. 

I had got inspiration from the binding fabric.  My 2.5 inch strip basket had tons on brown and teal/aqua.  

Each block is 6x8 inches finished. 

I used four 6.5 x 2.5 inch strips for the outside and one 6.5 x 2.5 inch strip for the middle. Just sew three strips together, press in any direction and add the end strips. Super fast and easy, and you use up lots of scraps.

I used all kinds of combinations- florals, men's plaids, polka dots, batiks, and fire hydrants!

And (drumroll) here are the bicycles! I just used flannel for the back- no batting.

If you look closely, you can see the little lime birds perched on the bikes- I couldn't resist.

I am linking to Hexie Weekend- check it out!
Have a great weekend!


  1. Oh my....Gorgeous fabrics for your hexies. I'm in love with your bicycles!

  2. Your hexies are stunning !!

  3. Hexies are so time consuming ...congrats on your finish thus far! Just lovely! :)

    Cute bikes! :)

  4. All of your quilts are beautiful. You are very talented!

  5. Great finish, the bicycle fabric is so sweet!

  6. So pretty hexies! And cute little bikes.

  7. What lovely hexies you have! Look forward to seeing your top. And thanks for linking to Hexie Weekend. Loved seeing your eye candy. I like that throw!


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