Making the ‘Pinky’ Pattern quilt

March 13, 2014

 

Time for an update on the progress I have made with the Pinky pattern.

After a roaring start ( I paper pieced ALL the Hexagons in just a couple of days!) the project came to a bit of a halt when I started to prepare for the show at Duxford. 🙂 (read more about the show on our facebook page). I visited the lovely Alison in Broadstairs (Smartfrog) to choose the fabric for the Diamonds and the outer borders, which was of course great fun! Why is it that we never seem to have the right fabrics in our stash no matter how large our fabric stash actually is?? Or is it just me?? Or do we simply need an excuse to go shopping for more?? 😉 Whatever the reason, it just had to be done.

 

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By now I have managed to stitch the first 3 row of Hexagons together with the diamonds. This a nice stage in any project: You can see how the bits come together and you get an idea what the final quilt will look like. I will leave it here with some more impressions of the project (I know all quilters like pictures!) 🙂

 

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