Thursday, December 26, 2013

HOORAY! YIPPEE! woW! Three-Year Finish !!!!

I can only imagine those comic book characters with those balloons over their heads, with words like "WOW",  "ZOWEE",  and "HOORAY"   .... 

My Great Hexagon Quilt top is finished...  finished, finished, finished!!!!

For any readers who haven't watched this grow... here is the short 'trip" 
(Pattern adapted from a late 19th c quilt, in the British Museum)
3/8 ich hexagons...
WHEN I STARTED, I WAS JUST GOING TO MAKE THE CENTER MEDALLION - THEN I WENT NUTS!
 

hmmm, how fun it was to draw it out with colored pencils...  just did the center.


so fun, so cute... little pebbles.
oh, fun, fun...

hmm - those green diamonds are really big, and now that I have put one on, I guess I have to put one on every corner, don't I?

oh I love this border... but it's going to be a long way around!


hmmm - I have to make this thing into a square at some point... 

AHA - a CORNER !!


so - can you guess how MANY hexagons????

Well - the name of the quilt will be:

fourteen thousand, six hundred and forty one
 
 
you ask - 'will I hand-quilt it?"
 
of course, because it simply requires it. 
 
I think it is like a good roast - it needs to 'rest' a bit first... me, too. 
 
Maybe I will sandwich it this weekend.  


Kate

9 comments:

Vicki W said...

Congratulations! That is an amazing accomplishment!

Beth said...

Congratulations - I have so enjoyed watching the progress on this one. I hope to have mown hexie creation to share one of these days :)
Happy Holidays

momajo said...

It is simply fantastic.

Marjorie said...

How exciting!!! It looks amazing.

Sara said...

We are seeing it in its entirety! I know you must be proud!! Beautiful thru and thru.

hetty said...

I am just seeing this quilt for the first time and I love it! Great pictures of your progress. I am also working on a hexagon quilt. I love doing them. They are so addictive!

Sue Daurio said...

Oh that just took my breath away! Stunning, so glad you did more than just the center. And such tiny hexies, wow!

Michelle said...

Totally fabulous!

Michele said...

That is jaw dropping awesome. Congrats on finishing it.

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