Loose Threads: Ohio Collection and Hexagons

Friday, June 5, 2015

Ohio Collection and Hexagons

I'm beginning to put my Ohio Collection blocks together.  I still have a couple of blocks to complete plus some filler blocks, and then the quilt top will be complete.  My supervisor, Tiki, approves of the blocks so far.  

I can see that the end is in sight, so I've completed quite a few blocks this week.  There are too many to fit on my design wall now.

Ohio Star

Love Apple

Tree Everlasting

Cherry Basket


I English paper pieced this LeMoyne star before and decided that I'd go ahead and applique' it to a piece of background and try to fit it in the quilt.

This one is called Spice Pink.  I spent yesterday afternoon on the porch doing the applique' centers.

Old Tom was done before, and I embroidered his eyes and nose on yesterday afternoon.  I used a tutorial for embroidering berries from Karen at Faeries And Fibres Blog.  She has some really nice tutorials on her blog that you should check out.  I like the face on Old Tom even if he does have kind of a "people nose".  

Karen,  Nancy, and Cathy have completed their quilt tops.  Lori and I are close!

I've missed my English Paper Piecing, so I've started a new hexagon project using some bright hexagons from a project that I started awhile ago.  I've added more hexagons to those.  And, you can see the squares I have cut to do even more.  I'm not exactly sure where this project is going, but I have some ideas.  More on that in another post.

The weather here has been just beautiful.  I hope you are finding some time to sit outside and do a bit of stitching.

Thanks for stopping by for a visit.


Karen said...

Good progress on the Ohio quilt. The partial seams will take you a while in sewing the blocks together but oh so worth it in the end.

Nancy said...

Beautiful blocks LuAnn. You are almost there.

Karen H said...

I love old Tom (ginger cats are my favourites)! This is going to be such a great sampler quilt! Thanks for the kind words about the tutorials on my blog!

Gretchen Weaver said...

The Ohio quilt is looking very nice. I look forward to seeing the whole top.

Diane said...

Beautiful blocks and clearly the kitty approves too! I love the photo!

Judy Dietrich said...

Nice collection of blocks for your sampler quilt. Glad you have a supervisor, or it might not get done properly!!

Cathy said...

You go girl. Your blocks are looking good. It is great to see the end in site. Hugs

Barb said...

your Ohio blocks look really great and I love your hexie organization

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