Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Bee Hives

 I cut out 40 hexagons with the Accuquilt cutter and arranged them on the design wall, snapped a photo and then loaded them all up to go to quilting group!
I am having to sharpen my skills on Y seams;  slower stitching but it is working out pretty well.
 You can't tell n the photo but the yellow fabric is of bees and they have the blue fabric with the dandelions to fly toward!
 I threw my scraps out-and when I got to quilting the 'ort' queen asked what I did with the scraps!  Horrors!  (She wants the bee fabric!)
 She was pleased with the completed ort blocks all sewn into this little top.
At least this accomplishment helped soften the blow!
 I also completed the bindings on all the little flannel quilts and they are in the donation pile.
And so is the little Sunburst Granny Square lap robe.  I used up every little bit of the 4 skeins of these colors.  Nice stash busting.


  1. Such colorful projects today. Love that the bees have some lovely flowers to fly towards.

    Your granny square blanket is so pretty! Will THAT be a donation too?

  2. Fantastic donations! You're doing a lot of stash busting.

  3. Super progress! Im all about the bees. I love the Sunburst lap robe.

  4. I love hexies and to make a bee quilt with them is genius!!

  5. Your quilting is so beautiful. I can handle squares, but hexagons scare me!

  6. Such a fun variety of colors and textures in this post! Blue and yellow is a very cheerful combination and I love the play of the bees, dandelions, and honeycomb-ish piecing design!


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