A Little Handwork

I find handwork relaxing and cathartic. How about you?

This past weekend I sewed forty-nine 1″ hexagons into seven flowers. These will be turned into individual mug rugs for seven special women in Anne’s life. I am excited to make these because in some ways they represent a beginning and an end in our lives.  Here are some in progress pictures from the weekend. Today I start the machine work – time to Quilt!

Hexie In Progress - http://www.sewbittersweetdesigns.comI did my best to personalize each flower to the recipient.

All Hexies - http://www.sewbittersweetdesigns.comThey are all basted and ready to quilt!

Basted Mug Rugs - http://www.sewbittersweetdesigns.comHappy Tuesday and Happy Sewing Everyone!

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4 Responses to A Little Handwork

  1. Anja Clyke says:

    one-inch??? wow….they look great.

  2. Paula says:

    What lovely mug rugs they will be. I do so love hexies and always have the makings of 1″ and 1/4″ hexies in my on-the-go pouch ready to sew whenever I want to pull out a hand sewing project.

  3. Susan says:

    Lucky teachers! And lucky Anne to have had these wonderful women in her life. They will love these. That’s a lot of hexagons in one weekend!

  4. Kaholly says:

    They will love them!

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