Monday, April 14, 2014

hexies and patchwork

 Happy sweet day to you!
Hope your weekend was lovely and you are enjoying some wonderful spring weather. It has been beautiful here!
Well, I took a little "me" sewing time and finished up another hexie flower! I love those strawberries!
 So, there are 22 and I am thinking of going for one more row and then to the white ones. I am hoping for just a small lap size, since I want to hand quilt it. I am in no rush and it will definitely be worth the wait once it is finished!
I made this cute patchwork pillow for my mom in some of her favorite colors. There is just something about patchwork that I love, and I might be adding a couple ones to the shoppe soon, too!
 I have been on the hunt for some vintage lighter blue variegated thread and I finally found some. It is in size 30, which I have never used before, I always use size 10, so we'll see.
I also found some pretty vintage Daisy baby pink and yellow variegated in size 30, too. So, I guess I better start getting used to thinner thread!

Thank you for all your sweet comments on my last post and for visiting with me today! I'll be back soon to show you some of my baby items that my mom recently sent me.
Wishing you a most lovely and crafty week!



  1. The crochet edge is the perfect touch for the pillow.

  2. I absolutely love that pillow you made for your mom. It's to die for! So cute!

  3. That pillow is adorable with your signature scallops. I know your mother must have been thrilled with it.

  4. Your crochet edges really do add a lovely touch. Such a beautiful pillow. Is your mother sending you baby things for a reason? Can't wait to see more.

  5. Just the wee test photos and post..adorable!

  6. Your hexies are so lovely Heather. Love the pillow you did for your Mom. Sweet!

  7. Love the hexies. Patchwork is my favorite too. You make the prettiest things. I feel so inspired.

  8. Love the Lily varigated thread! I bought the same thread in Canada 40ish years ago and made a tea cloth that I still own to this day--love size 30. I also had some var. blue in the same skeins. Lucky you to find it!

  9. Your hexie is so sweet. I love those strawberries. The patchwork on your mom's pillow is adorable, I always love you crocheted edges. What a great find, and you can make up some pretties with that pretty thread.

  10. Hi Heather ,
    So very pretty as always. I sent you a package this week :) baby things? Is there a wee one on the way?
    I look forward to seeing what you make with the yarn

  11. the hexies and pillow are gorgeous, Heather! Love the variegated yarns too. Have a great week, friend! xo Erin

  12. Those hexies are just so soft and delicate. It will be wonderful : )

  13. Your hexi flowers are all so beautiful!! I just love those sweet strawberries too!! :) What great finds in the thread, love the colors!! And your mom's pillow is so very pretty and lovely!! Happy pre Easter week! Easter hugs, Holly

  14. Love your hexie flowers....what a gorgeous quilt they will make! Your new cushion is adorable, such a sweet gift for your mom!
    Happy Easter, Heather!
    Helen xox

  15. Heather, I'm loving all the quilting you're doing!!! As always the colors are just wonderful!!

  16. Hi Heather,

    You are so talented! I just adore all of your creations. That is pillow is simply lovely!

    I received the potholder and tags last, love, love!!!

    Thank you!


  17. Those hexie flowers are PRECIOUS! SO is the pillow! Enjoy your day dear friend, HUGS!

  18. oh Heather, these are just beautiful - I am so in love with your hexie flowers! And I love the pillow for your mum too...
    Happy & blessed Easter to you,

  19. What a beautiful post! your hexies are sooo pretty and they are going to make a beautiful quilt, they're very addictive aren't they?!
    I love the pillow you made for your mum, especially the edging, I'd love to try that.
    Oh for the joy of patchwork!
    Happy Easter!
    love Jooles x x x

  20. Sweet patchwork :) I have some old Lily patterns but I hadn't realised they also sold thread.

    Hope you have a lovely Easter Heather.

  21. Those are the sweetest hexies I have ever seen! And the pillow you made for your Mom is exquisite. Lucky Mom! I can't wait to see what you do with your variegated thread, I am sure it will be gorgeous. And I look forward to hearing more about the baby items ;) --Fran


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