Friday, December 31, 2010

Paper Piecing Tutorial from Maria

One of our members, Maria (All Moma Quilt)  has created a great tutorial, clearly illustrated with photographs of each step of the process. Maria apologises for some of the wording but that is the limitations of Google Translate.


Wednesday, December 29, 2010

January 2011 Swap List


Flowers are to be sent by 29th January 2011
Hopefully, everyone has received their Welcome hexie that joined the swap December 2010. Please e-mail me hexagonswap@gmail.com if you have not received your hexagon flower for December. 
January 2011 Swap List
Please send one flower to person below you on the list. The last person sends to the first person.

1.    Nita Benfield
2.     Marina Bugeja
3.     Melody Daly (The house on the side of the hill)
4.     Jane Davidson (Want it, Need it, Quilt)
5.     Ingrid Eichstedlund (ingridsstrikopatchwork)
6.     Christine Holmes (Time out Stitching)
7.     Geniene Barbour (Renny and me and Isaac too)
8.     Joanne Fordham (Possum Blossom Patchwork)
9.     Lene Christensen (Lenesquilt)
10. Kristin Erickson (CanadianKristin
11. Hanne Wolff (Hannewolff)
12. Toni Alexander (Red Boot Quilt Co)
13. Leslie Legros (Les Quilts)
14. Janet Constable Rushant (Caribou Crossing Chronicles)
15. Maria Harrits (momaquilt)
16. Lorraine Tyler (The Balancing Kiwi)
17. Shruti Dandekar (13WoodHouseRoad)
18. Linda Gilli (Stray Stitches)
19. Edda Bjork Hauksdottir (Solblomaakur)
20. Hanne Hector Schroeder (syenlap)
21. Ros Burton (Rosa Munda
22. Jacqueline Maxman (Handmade with Love)
23. Narelle Christensen (Nells Notions)
24. Jessica Roze (Scrappy n Happy)
25. Jorie Williams (Beautiful Chaos)
26. Sunny (Peggy)Schroeder
27. Jennifer Domire (Jenni Sews)
28. Joke Roodenburg (joke)
29. Anorina Norris (Sameliasmum)
30. Brigitte Dell (Quilt Sampler)

They are on their way

Joanne has kindly sent me some sample packs which I will be posting today.

Each pack contains 50 x paper and 25 x card 1" sided hexagons. They are beautifully wrapped and presented. Thank you Joanne.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Free Sample Packs to Members

Joanne from Possum Blossom Patchwork has offered free sample packs to all participants. 

Each pack contains 50 paper one-inch hexies plus 25 card one-inch hexies. They will be sent out after Christmas as a New Year gift.

You can find Joanne’s range of English Paper Piecing packs on www.pbpatch.com.au



Saturday, December 4, 2010

Hexagon vs Octagon

Joke pointed out that my logo is made up of octagons. Yes, I must confess it is. I only had an MS Word and limited shapes available to make a quick logo. When I get back from next week, I will design a true hexagon logo.

How about something like this?

Friday, November 26, 2010

November Swap List

We have decided to start a month early but registrations will still be open until 30th November for the December list.

Meanwhile, the nine eager participants already registered, please send to the person below you on the list.  The last person will send to the first person on the list. Please contact me at hexagonswap@gmail.com if you have not received preference and contact details.

Flowers to be completed and sent by November 27th 2010 (remember overseas mail can take up to 7 days). Please e-mail me when you have sent or received your flower. Include a picture if you like and I will post on my blog.

November
  • Want it, Need it, Quilt
  • Canadian Kristin
  • Stray Stitches
  • Quilt Sampler
  • Renny and Me and Isaac Too
  • Beautiful Chaos
  • Jenni Sews
  • Caribou Crossing Chronicles 
  • LesQuilts

December Swap List


December Swap List
Please send one flower to person below you on the list. The last person sends to the first person. Don't forget to post pictures of your finished hexies on Flickr and send me an e-mail when you post it to your partner.

Flower due: 28th December 2010

The Christmas Post may be a little slow.
(January 2011 List issued 29th December 2010)

1.     Hanne Wolff (Hannewolff)
2.     Jane Davidson (Want it, Need it, Quilt)
3.     Melody Daly (The house on the side of the hill)
4.     Joanne Fordham (Possum Blossom Patchwork)
5.     Ingrid Eichstedlund (ingridsstrikopatchwork)
6.     Jessica Roze (Scrappy n Happy)
7.     Toni Alexander (Red Boot Quilt Co)
8.     Janet Constable Rushant (Caribou Crossing Chronicles)
9.     Narelle Christensen (Nells Notions)
10. Shruti Dandekar (13WoodHouseRoad)
11. Leslie Legros (Les Quilts)
12. Edda Bjork Hauksdottir (Solblomaakur)
13. Jorie Williams (Beautiful Chaos)
14. Hanne Hector Schroeder (syenlap)
15. Jacqueline Maxman (Handmade with Love)
16. Maria Harrits (momaquilt)
17. Lene Christensen (Lenesquilt)
18. Sunny (Peggy)Schroeder
19. Nita Benfield
20. Jennifer Domire (Jenni Sews)
21. Marina Bugeja
22. Christine Holmes (Time out Stitching)
23. Joke Roodenburg (joke)
24. Ros Burton (Rosa Munda)
25. Anorina Norris (Sameliasmum)
26. Kristin Erickson (CanadianKristin)
27. Brigitte Dell (Quilt Sampler)
28. Lorraine Tyler (The Balancing Kiwi)
29. Geniene Barbour (Renny and me and Isaac too)
30. Linda Gilli (Stray Stitches)

Welcome

Welcome to our 1" hexagon flower swap.

Each month you will be making and sending a flower to someone, somewhere in the world. 

Rules:
  • I am limiting this swap to 30 people only.
  • You must register your details on this page before 30th November 2010
  • All participants must be willing to post overseas
  • All participants must send me their postal details, e-mail address and preferences ( centre colour and petal colour) for the hexie flowers so I can create a list to send to all participants.
  • They are to be 1" sided hexagons made into single flowers. 
  • Papers / Cards must be left in the flower and your name signed on the back.
  • Each month, I will publish on this page a complete list of participants. You will make and send a flower to the person listed below you. The last person will send to the first person on the list
  • When you have sent or received your flower, please send me an e-mail so I can add it to my records.
E-mail: hexagonswap@gmail.com

Flickr Group Inchy Hexagon Flower Swap

To participate, please enter your details below.
*** This is only a sign up sheet. It is not a swap list ***

Happy Hexagon-ing!