13 February, 2013

Basting fabric to paper

I am disappointed by the bad pictures I took last night, but I like to have some "work in progress" pictures of our group quilt.
These are the pieces basted by me and my 3 sisters. As always-  it is great to have sisters (and many!); I don't know what they love more: to help me or to baste hexagons!


You wouldn't say, but here there are almost 700 pieces.
Some of them needed a lot of patience (I am still wondering where I found it)...
...like these ones...
But now that I finished with them, I forgot the pain...


And these are Silvia's and Ela's pieces -meticulously basted. We had to individually cut fabric for each paper template and we tried to maintain consistent seam allowances; well, I was puzzled by their consistency! Compared to theirs, my pieces seam a joke!
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The other 2 friends, Sanda and Mihaela,  are basting regular hexagons for the background of the quilt and they do a great job! 
I am happy that I had the chance to learn more about my skilled friends!

Now  I have all the pieces for the center of the quilt- about 1200.
Tomorrow I will start to put the puzzle together.

8 comments:

  1. Oh my! What a huge work behind, and even more ahead! Hugs!

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  2. Looks so great! Keep up the good work!

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  3. Wow! Those little skinny ones must have been difficult!

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  4. All your sisters love to follow you in such wonderful experiences like this, I'm sure! I can't wait to see the whole puzzle done! Good luck and pacience Geta!

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  5. I'm just starting a scrappy hexagon quilt, can't wait to see yours! x

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  6. Well..... every hexagon has a label? That´s a great and organized job!

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  7. Cata rabdare ati avut sa le asezati la locul lor!!!!

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