Pigtales and Quilts: How Does Your Garden Grow - Sew Along!
I think I'm suppose to post these on Sunday's but I got a late start. So here is what I have done so far. (Not all the flowers are connected yet, but you get the idea. ) This is my very first time ever making Hexie's and I think I'm hooked. What is so neat is how fast you can make these little guys, not to mention you can put the parts in a little ziplock baggie and take them anywhere. They are awesome. I think another thing I like about them is they are like a puzzle. And I love puzzles. You can lay them out on the table and design as you go, changing the pcs. around and totally transforming the design to please your purpose.
I made my own little hexie plastic template forms, punched two holes in it for a pin to slide through, and it worked out great.
I found out that I needed lots of them though as you can't remove the template from one, until you have stitched all the way around it with other attaching hexies. Originally I started with about a dozen, now I think I have about three dozen cut out. I did my cutting of templates and fabric hexie's one late afternoon, and then assembled to this point last evening in front of the tv. So like I said, they go together quick. I did add the little applique leaves, which took a bit longer, but made it so worth while. : )