Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Hexagon Give Away!

No WIP Wednesday shots today of more dolls quilts. I am *this close* (put your finger and thumb a few millimetres apart and thats how close I am!) to finishing, I'll blog them when all done. Instead we have a give away! If anyone is willing to take them!

When I was in Sydney recently, we had a fantastic day fabric shopping. At Material Obsession in the back room where they hold their classes, there was a basket of WIP's and I scored all these hexagons for $10.00. Bargain I thought! I can make some funky, retro styled hand quilt. 33 blocks, all ugly prints, well a few nice ones, but lots of grey and poo brown. Uneven stitching which I can forgive as my stitches are not the neatest but the thread happens to be bright red even though the material is a grey or blue, so it does stand out a bit.... But when I got home, I discovered why they were in the WIP basket. They don't actually fit into each other, they are all out! Some fit in one side and are 2 mm's out in the other! So then I thought, thats cool, I'll just pair them up and make little pincushions, like the one below which I have nearly finished. I sewed this the first week I was back and then put it all in the snap lock bag and shoved it back in the storage tub of WIP and patterns. I found it again yesterday and admit I had forgotten all about these hexagons and no wonder, they are so ugly! What was I thinking?

So I'm offering them as a give away. Anything to get them out of my house! If you like them enough to create some hexagon magic, post a comment and I'll draw a winner over the weekend. Then they can be someone elses WIP!

8 comments:

Emma said...

Heavens! What were you thinking?! Good idea getting rid of them before they take up permanent residence in your valuable sewing real estate! Just don't send them here!

sbonetsue said...

I firmly believe there are no ugly fabrics! They just need to be paired with something lovely to make them shine. I'd love to take them off your hands as I need some hand sewing to keep me occupied while I heal from an accident.
(sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

Not Lucy said...

I would say I would take them off your hands but I have my own 'hand-me-down' hexagon project to finish sometime - http://lucysquilts.blogspot.com/2007/07/what-is-grandma-growing.html

Jeanine said...

Ooooh anything is worth a shot

AJ said...

Three Helen .....your doing well!! lol

susan said...

oh what the hey! throw me into your pit of ugly hexagons!! i will give it a try it you pick me
=)
but seriously, what were you thinking? hehe caught up in the moment?

The Humming Cat said...

6 comments!!! Me posting this does not put my name in the hat!

AJ said...

It's actually only 4 Ads....Emma and I don;t want them either!!