Monday, March 11, 2013

Sew Paint It darling hexagon quilt...

Marianne from Sew Paint It is a lovely blogger from Australia. She is a crafter, quilter, home renovator, furniture re finisher and more crafty things kind of girl. (we could be Bff's!) This entire quilt is hand pieced and hand quilted! Amazing! Be sure to visit Marianne's blog to see some more fun quilts and projects....

I made this quilt a while ago for my little girl.
It is hand pieced and hand quilted.  The fabric is Love u by Deb Strain for moda.  It was made from a jelly roll.  It was the first jelly roll I ever bought so I didn't know much about machine piecing then.  So I cut it all up and made hexagons.
I made up the design.  The pale pink dot fabric is from spotlight and I used two fat quarters of it. That was all I had and I just managed to get enough hexagons out.  I don't know where the white is from but it was in the stash.  It is ribbed and a bit too thick really as it was rather hard to sew.
The backing is ikea fabric and the binding is from delilah by tanya whelan. For the hexagons I do not have a plastic template to work from.  I used word and I drew hexagons and printed out the pages and cut them out.  I tack the fabric to them and do not use adhesive. 
I also made a cushion with the same love u jelly roll.  I just did it random patchwork and quilted it by machine using a swirly freehand pattern.
I did round corners on the quilt and I love them.  It means you have to use bias binding which is a pain, but looks so cute rounded. 
The chair is painted my favourite colour.


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11 comments:

beaquilter said...

this is gorgeous! Love it all, gosh I sewed hexie flowers together, should have thought of white in between. LOVE the quilting on it, WOW and the pillow is SEW cute, show a close up and how many hexies it took??

trish said...

Wow! How adorable.
Such a labor of love.

Pen Pen said...

What a beautiful quilt!

tubakk said...

Such a beautiful quilt. I love hexagons!

CathyK said...

Such a gorgeous quilt! Great job on both the quilt and the cushion!!

ritainalaska said...

love hexies! your hexie quilt is gorgeous!

Samantha said...

This is such a sweet quilt! My daughters baby quilt is made with this line it was the first charm pack I ever bought ;) I really want to make a hexi quilt one day!

pinsandneedles said...

Beautiful quilt! My hand pieced hexagon project is an ongoing one! Someday I may finish it :D

Regina Diniz Outeiro said...

I love hexagons. This quilt is very, very pretty!!

Marianne said...

Thanks for all the lovely comments! It is wonderful to see my quilt on here. Thanks so much! Marianne xxxx

Liana Sanjana said...

I'm sorry I'm unable to pick just one thing. I just went to their site and spent way to long looking at all that gorgeous fabrics. I've never seen solids presented so beautifully.