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Thread: Flower Fun!

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    Senior Member pineneedles4's Avatar
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    I pulled out a UFO...a Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt that I'm making from scraps (except for the white and green garden paths between the flowers). I've been sewing and sewing and sewing...it's a fun project to work on in the evenings while I'm watching television. So..today after my sewing machine/shipping fiasco I decided to see how many more flowers I needed for the quilt. I started pulling out flowers, and more flowers and more flowers. I counted 99 flowers! Goodness...I only needed 56 to make a queen size quilt! Oh well...I'll just make a few more and make two quilts! Now...I need to start working on more white and green hexagons! I'm having way too much fun with this project!

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    A larger bee buzzing my flowers
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    Too many flowers!
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    wow, that's a lot of flowers. i love your bees in the yellow centers

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    That's going to be a beauty! Or two...

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    Very pretty.

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    What size are your hexagons? I may be doing the same thing you did. I will have to count mine. Yours is very pretty.

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    Oh they look great!

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    I'm lovin' that.

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    very pretty

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    You can never have too many flowers:) Very pretty and I love the bee. I just counted my "flowers" yesterday and I finally have enough, just have to add some extra "paths" and do the red betweens....and maybe, just maybe the top will be finished this year!

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    those are so pretty!! What size are your hexies?? I love HEXIES!!

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    The Bee's make a cute center for the flowers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quilter54
    What size are your hexagons?
    The hexagons are 1.44" along one of the six edges or approx. 2 1/2" diameter from one edge to another edge.

    I was surprised at how many I've made, especially in the last week! I'm printing out the hexagons, cutting them out of the plain xerox paper, using a fabric glue stick to form the fabric around the paper and then basting them either by hand or machine and finally hand sewing the hexs together. I thought it would take forever, but it's going much quicker than I thought.

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    A better view of what I counted in flowers!
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    Nice surprise! Beautiful flowers!

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    It will be beautiful when you are finished. You could make pillow covers with some of the extras or put some on the backing fabric.

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    Two quilts is the solution. Your quilt is just lovely.

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    I love it...looks so antiquish (is that a word)? Did you also make the quilt that is under all the flowers you have laid out?

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    Love the hexagon. I thinks they are so pretty.

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    I love it, it's going to be beautiful.

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    Love it!!

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    To cute. Love it!

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