I was a skeptic. I read this post yesterday
at Film in the Fridge, but I just couldn't wrap my head around what could be so addictive about sewing little squares of fabric onto little hexagon shaped pieces of paper. It looked tedious and boring.
I decided to try it just to see what the fuss is about.
Forty-eight 1 3/4" hexagons in one sitting in front of the TV last night.
I still have no idea what is so addictive about sewing little squares of fabric onto little hexagon pieces of paper, but, I. can't. seem. to. stop.
i haven't been able to figure out what the hype is all about either. like you, i perceive them to be tedious and boring. it's interesting to hear that you have enjoyed making them too. maybe i'll have to give them a try when i have a bit more free time as well. do you have a plan for what you'd like to do with them?
they are really addicting! I still haven't gotten to the point to try them like this though. I much prefer sewing them by machine and cutting them with an acrylic template :)
yours look beautiful - i love them in this smaller size!
I can't wait to see what you're going to do with them all.
They are addictive aren't they?? I just love doing them in front of the TV too!
Really?! Ok... you got me - I may have to just try this myself! Its the stitching them all together that scares me, I think :-) Cheers!
Ha! Glad you're enjoying them! I have a hexagon quilt on the go, which I started in February 2009, in 1930's reproduction prints. I go through stages... It's difficult to maintain interest long-term. :-)
Now what? They look awesome and I can see the quilt coming together....but you'll need about 3 gazillion more to make a lap quilt :)
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