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What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 933695 views.

From: judyinohio


Kathy's main suggestion is to emphasize "brights".  I possibly included too many brights that have a lot of white in the backgrounds at first but I am trying to cut back on those. Piecing these rows is so relaxing ... turns out I like no-brainer work during these endlessly rainy days in Ohio.

Well I have put my pants on the back burner and have made 4 new Hexi cubes today. I am making 3 different sizes so I now have 2 small ones (red and violet), I large tourquoise, and 1 medium indigo. I just have 3 more to go 2 medium and 1 more large and then I will figure out how to put these in a vertical wall hanging. These hexi blocks are pretty tricky and you can see the start on I am gonna do another post tomorrow to update the ones I already showed.

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From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)


I took a break from prepping my blue scrap stash to make combinations from the green units.  I have discovered that I have many more medium greens than I have light and dark.  If i want to use the leftover medium greens in a monochromatic theme, I'll need to delve into my yardage (rather than scraps).  It's not that I don't have the proper colors in the scraps; it's more that the scraps aren't large enough to cut all the templates I need.

One green unit uses a green "stained" glass fabric that I have long loved.  I used the fabric itself in a Lone Star wall hanging and what I have left is literally scraps.  I was able to make a unit from what I had left, but it just didn't go with any of the other greens that I had.  Since this fabric had some purple in it, I pulled a dark and light from my purple stash and made a Hollow Cube.

It's just so pretty!  :-)

and Lynne?  I also need to have a finished cube in front of me in order to place the pieced triangles correctly.  It's so easy to get messed up.

Very nice cube. Well of the 5 I have made so fAR even with another in front I me I messed up all but the last. I think I finally realized I need to stare back and forth at those last few seams.

It's fun that you got inspired by her project!

It made me think of some of the projects we've ( ppl) have worked on together. We did the Trail mix quilt, which I still use. We did Shakespeare in the Park...which I just found as a UFO in my stuff. LOL!!! I'm sure there've been others, not to mention the swaps we used to do. :)  Fun! is something you can wrap your brain around.............I posted my rainbow of hexi cubes on my blog. They are fresh off the sewing machine and I just adore the simplicity of the geometry of the cubes and the setting I figured out. I know you like rainbows so go have a look

Now back to trying to finish sewing that pair of pants :)


From: bornblesse2


Well, today will be a mystery day.  Hubby asked me what ias going to do today.....Nothing?  
hah!   But I have no direct goals today.   First, I finished a book that was almost done .  Then I pieced a charity backing, but realized it need to be washed ( had a spot).  So, I have a load in the washer - threw in some more flannel pieces I found at church to make a full load.   
then, found sitting on the table my youngest 2 masks.  He is going back into the classroom and wears masks.  They need washing, so I hand eid those.  And then washed another 2 dozen that I had just finished.

where next?  Who knows, I think today will be let’s see which odd jobs sitting around call my name!

how about the rest of you?

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From: latterberry


Oh, Wow! Ami.  I love your tower of cubes!  Your link wouldn't come up for me on the other thread and I'm sure glad it did here.  The look great and I love the placement.  I have no idea what to do with mine yet, but you have inspired me.