Monday, March 17, 2014

Another Rotherfield Grey Border

I've finished sewing the next border of my Rotherfield Greys quilt by Di Ford from her book, Primarily Quilts.  The pattern calls for 3/4" hexagons, but I made mine 5/8" just to be sure that they fit inside the border with ample seam allowance.  I made these hexagons from my scrap bag and from scraps from the previous borders.  The photo was taken outside, and it shows the pinks to be brighter than they really are.  Note:  There is finally no snow on the ground!


The next round is half square triangles, and I've started to cut those.


Hope you are finding some time to stitch today!

Thanks for stopping by for a visit!

25 comments:

  1. I like the way the hexagons are connected to each other by the bars. Something different.

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  2. Wow ... look at those borders! Fabulous! Wow!

    Alas, no stitching here today. DD is sick, so by the time I got home, I needed to write a blog post and get caught up on my blog reading. I know I'll be staying later at DD's tomorrow, too, so I've already packed my hexie project in my car so maybe I'll get in a little stitching when the littles go down for their naps.

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  3. This is looking SO good! Can't wait to see what's next!

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  6. Grrr, auto correct has garbled my last two comment tries, sorry about the deletes. I just wanted to say your quilt is looking great, all those stash fabrics are going together beautifully. I have finally ordered the book, I can't wait for it to get here.

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  7. Your work is so visually exquisite! I always love visiting your blog!

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  8. Beautiful work, LuAnn! Each row unique, but it all works together so well. Excellent job!

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  9. I love this quilt, the fabrics are exactly to my taste. I am a recent convert to medallion quilts. I love it that I don't get bored with one kind of block, when there's another new one on the next round!

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  10. Your projects are always so beautiful. This one is a winner, for sure. So much work going into it. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. Gorgeous! I'm tempted to start this quilt now that I've seen yours!

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  12. Looks gorgeous LuAnn. I love Di Fords book, So many exquisite projects in it that it is very hard to choose which to start first.
    Love your border addition.
    xo jan

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  13. Your quilt is just gorgeous! Each and every border is so different, yet it all plays so well together. Love it!

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  14. Just gets more and more wonderful with each addition!!

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  15. Looking lovely LuAnn. Your colours are great!
    I know how it is stitching borders. If you have time, take a look at mine blog. :-)

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  16. Lu Anne your quilting work is beautiful and I love how your Rothfield Grey with the 5/8 hexies are lined in the border.Lovely Batik blues and thanks for shareing the Back Door show and tell ladies are so creative.

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  17. Wish I was able to see it in Shipshie. It's gorgeous!

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  18. Wish I was able to see it in Shipshie. It's gorgeous!

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  19. Where can you purchase the diamond template that is open inside , so you can see what you fussy cut. thanks for your help. Freda

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  20. Thats absolutely beautiful LuAnn, all that work is amazing, I received my halloween fabrics today, thankyou so very much, they will be perfect. I got a new lap top and lost all my email addresses so I couldn't email you .
    Hope you are well,

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  21. Just got a copy of her book. Unbelievable!! Yours is going to be stunning.

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  22. It's awesome, Lu Ann!!!!
    I don't know how you can make those tiny hexies...

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