Friday, August 27, 2010

Christmas Sew Party

The Charming Girls' Quilt Club will be sewing tomorrow at the Christmas in August Sewing Party.  I have decided to make some snowflake blocks.  They are part of the Frosty Flakes BOM  from Dawn Hay over at As Sweet As Cinnamon.  I haven't been able to start these yet and there are already 4 blocks!  They are very little hexi  (1/2") snowflakes.  I have picked out fabrics from my stash (scraps from my Christmas A-Z sampler), cut out my hexi templates and downloaded the patterns.


I'll update with pictures tomorrow! See you then!

UPDATE:
I got started this morning on block one of Frosty Flakes. Here this the fabric I choose and my supplies ready to go!


Look at those tiny hexis!
After cutting out seven red hexagons, I started hand stitching them until they were all together like a flower.  I then appliqued the flower to the center of my 6 1/2" block.

And finally added stitchery and beads! The first block is finished 3 to go!
Very cute!
[Sorry for the not so good picture.]  

UPDATE 2: So after lunch, [my hubby was still at his bee job and daughters away], I continued with Frosty Flake Block 2.  Here are some pictures.


And the finished block!  This one is quite fancy!


And a better picture of Block 1.




I'm going to prepare the next 2 blocks for our trip to take our D3 back to school tomorrow.                   By the way, I've heard...these hexis are addicting!                        Yep, I can see why!!


12 comments:

  1. I've been watching as she posted the snowflakes -- they're so pretty! Have fun playing/sewing/partying today! :)

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  2. How fun! I was over at Dawn's blog - and those are so cute! Can't wait to see more! So glad you're sewing with us!

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  3. oh those little baby hexies are so cute! great project!

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  4. Love your blocks - so pretty! I can see why they're addictive! Nice job!

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  5. All I can say is WOW...love your blocks..thanks for sharing..blessings

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  6. The snowflakes are so pretty. Love your hexies.

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  7. What pretty snowflakes....beautiful!

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Sweet sentiments