Handful of Scraps

Handful of Scraps, Quilty 365 – The Final Frontier

Yesterday on a lazy Sunday I was able to finish piecing the big section that was needed to be attached to the Handful of Scraps quilt – there is still so much more to do on this quilt.  All of the papers except the final outside row are out of the quilt making it easier to handle.  I have at least two large sections of neutral hexies to connect now and get back to work making more and more “flowers” but it is nice to know that what is on the wall is now all connected into one large piece.

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Other than hexies it was The Final Frontier that was worked on – these areas in the next three photos have been worked on the last 3 nights or so.  I am linking to Em’s Scrapbag: Moving it Forward Monday, &    Cooking Up Quilts:MCM #37 & A Patchwork Times.

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Quilting is remaining very simple on this quilt, up the middle of the sashing and around the circles and then again in an echo, once around the square.  Here and there with blocks of one small circle is there is a fossil fern leaf it gets quilted around as well.  If a large circle has a small circle on it then I quilt around the small circle also.

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Thanks for all the compliments on The Postage Stamp Quilt yesterday – I do love this scrappy quilt and I think it will be one of my very favorites that I have.

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13 comments… add one
  • Deb Sep 5, 2016

    Lots of progress on the hexies, I see and it’s always a pleasure to see the quilting 🙂
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  • DEB Sep 5, 2016

    I am working on a tiny table runner made in hexies right now. So to see your large one I can’t fathom the time it must take you.

  • Kathy ... aka Nana Sep 5, 2016

    Love seeing your progress on your hexies. I think today will be a hexie day here.
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  • Kathi Riemer Sep 5, 2016

    Look at all of those little hexies, and they’re turning into a lovely quilt! Your circle quilt is stunning!
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  • Deb Sep 5, 2016

    Love your hexies…. so pretty. Nice progress on the quilting.. your stitches are so small and well done!

  • Wendy Sep 5, 2016

    I just tried stitching a few hexies together last night. I have a whole new appreciation for the work you are doing! Not sure I have the patience, but your quilt is a beauty in progress!
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  • Susan Sep 5, 2016

    That is Awsome I would like to have the or make the time to make one of these Very Pretty

  • Summer Sep 5, 2016

    I love the colours you are using! Wish I was talented in this way like you ?

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  • Sandra B Sep 5, 2016

    Always love seeing the progress on Handful of Scraps, Karen! I did a quick count and it looks like you are at 530 hexies! I really like the fabrics you are using ….
    Your quilting on Final Frontier is looking great! Love how you are adding something extra on some of the blocks, where you have a leaf, or smaller circles…

  • Kathi Sep 5, 2016

    Handful of Scraps is looking sooo nice! Loving the photos you shared of final frontier too! So happy others liked your Postage stamp quilt too!!! Kathi
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  • Beth Sep 5, 2016

    Your hexie project looks really good…I think the layout is wonderful. I’m about to start one of my own..just need to decide what I want to make. I’m looking forward to seeing your finished top!
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  • Rhonda Sep 5, 2016

    I can’t imagine having the patience to piece all those hexies. What a beautiful quilt that will be! I also really admire the lovely quilting on your circle quilt.

  • Glenda Australia Sep 5, 2016

    Dear Karen it does not matter how often I see those circles I fall in love again and again with them, how they glow, and now your quilting is making them even more lovely. Hugs Glenda
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