Saturday, June 20, 2015

We Have A Winner!

A special thank you to all who participated in our photo contest! We do have a winner..drum roll, please...

Congratulations, Teresa!
She received a prize of an L.L. Bean tote bag monogrammed with her name for toting her hexie projects.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Photo from PatV82


PatV82 shares with us "This is from the hundreds of hexies we have all been swapping. I got the idea from a book you shared with me, Kathleen. I'm about halfway through with at least two more colors scheme areas." Looking good, Pat.

I started it in December of  2014 and included it in the UFO challenge when I joined on OCOF. 

Shares from Christelle in France

 Our dear friend Christelle from sends us three photos.

The first is how she organizes her hexies prior to sending them to me for her swap. I spy dots! Almost pretty to use, aren't they?

Her second photo shows her use of the black and white swap. I love the pop of color in the centers and borders!

 The last photo is is Christelle's first Stashbuster quilt. She selected colors to make a rainbow wheel and added 1" diamonds in black to join them together.

Christelle also sent me a postcard from her "Postcrossing" meeting held in Toulouse earlier this month. It was especially nice to have three of her friends, Valeraine, Emilie and Camille add their thoughts. Such a beautiful scene of the city.

If you wonder what "Postcrossing" is, I did a bit of research. From the Postcrossing website, "The goal of this project is to allow people to receive postcards from all over the world, for free. Well, almost free! The main idea is that: if you send a postcard, you will receive one back from a random Postcrosser from somewhere in the world. So, you do not get one back from the person you sent a postcard to. This is not pen pals. The chances you will get one from somebody you sent one to is out of this galaxy!

If you would like to participate, check out their website at

I just signed up and my first postcard will be going to Hamburg, Germany!

Christelle is also a lover of ribbons and trims, and she is currently is a contest on the Crafty Ribbon website

The theme is rainbows--and she made a beautiful entry using ribbons and buttons on a cloud. Just makes you smile, doesn't it? :)

In closing, Christelle is excited to tell us that in Sepember she will be giving  paper piecing classes in a very well know haberdashery in her town Toulouse. Christelle, please be sure to share some pictures with us and also to let them know about our swap. There is no reason you cannot send them all in one package to save money.

Share From Melinda in Marietta, GA

I don't know why I am so surprised about a hexie block of the month  (BOM) quilt! It's it just precious? This is from 2014 from the Hexie Blog. Love to see some close-up photos, Melinda...

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Photos from Mirka

Mirka is one of our swappers from the Czech Republic. She has shared a few of her hexie projects with us.

The first is a quilt made for the 9th Internations Prague Patchwork Meeting in 2015. She says that it took her about seven months to make and she didn't count the hours!

Her second project is a Christmas table runner:

And Mirka's third project is made using 1/2" hexies...
 Mirka, beautiful projects! She would also like to share a link to the Prague exhibition for you to enjoy:

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Current Projects by Wippy58

Carole would like to share three photos of her current hexie projects:
The first one is of her Civil War project using 3/4" hexies. This has been in process for 17 months and counting!

The second project is a scrappy hexie quilt using 1" hexies that has been in the making for 13 months.

And the last is a 1" hexie project in process for over 11 months for her grandchild.
Carole is an active swapper and I can see how our past swaps are adding more variety to her projects!

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Photos to share from tscott12234

Teresa would like to share with you two photos--one is an a table topper work in progress and the second is a quilt top using her Stashbusters hexies from previous swaps. Are they great? I'm trying to "I Spy" some of my own submitted hexies!

I asked Teresa to share a close-up of her project and one of the back of her quilt.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

15th Hexie Swap Game Winner

The winner of both of the hexie swap games was Mary VK of Madison, WI! She will be mailed out two-$10 Paperpieces gift certificates today. Congratulations, Mary!

Check out the bargains on their website

Monday, June 1, 2015

Calling All Hexie Makers!

Time for another photo contest! Send me a photo of your current hexie project and your name will go into a hat and I will draw one name for a prize!

You may send in up to three (3) separate projects photos for three chances to win. Give me a little background on your project(s) and how long you have been working on them. You do not have to be one of our hexagon swappers (but would love to have you join us!) in order to play.

You may email your photos in .JPEG format only to by June 19th at 11:59 ET.