Friday, August 1, 2014

2014 Hexie BOM: August!


We're letting the SUN shine in this month! This in our hottest month of the year - and the humidity where we live is through the roof. When you walk outside, it's like you're walking into a sauna. So we're celebrating the sun this month!

Are you caught up? Enjoy a bit of sun today while you stitch! Happy Hexies...

7 comments:

  1. love the sun, might be a problem as I have very little yellow so might go mad and have a muiti coloured one.

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  2. I was trying to guess what you would do this month and the sun was on my short list of August means in Houston, TX!! And I have lots, and lots of yellow and orange - love those colors! I'm excited to get started! Thanks!

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  3. My guess was pretty close - sunflower! Sun is good. Can't wait to get started.

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  4. Another gorgeous block perfect for August. I invite you to link to Hexie Weekend. We love hexies!

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  5. Working on my 2 suns - 1/2" batiks and 1" 30's repro fabric. I'm ready to start picking backing and figuring out sashing and possible borders. Have 2 questions....Julia or other bloggers - I would like to put hexies into the sashing on the 1" quilt and was wondering if someone had any ideas for that. I will probably use the hst idea (half square triangles) for the smaller batik "table topper" sashing. Also was wondering - Julia - what size you would make the backing and sashings for that one as is not a factor of '5' one. I could 1/2 everything (finished size) and add the 1/4" for seams, but afraid that may not be large enough - esp. for background. Do you have any suggestions there? THANKS! Nancy

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  6. the sun has got his hat on, hip hip hooray!!!
    very apt too here in the UK, we have had several days of very hot weather ! not guaranteed in summer here that! lol
    another smashing block, thank you : )

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