When “Traditional meets Modern” or Loose ends #2…….

Begun in this post, is now complete and gifted. 034

The hexies were from a package of premade Moda hexies using fabrics from Aneela Hooey’s lines. I’m sure they work great as English paper piecing handwork but really weren’t as exact/identical in size & shaping as those that I would make so, when it came to do the “grid”, the straight stitched lines were a bit of a challenge to get lined up with the pieces (which were held in place with dabs of glue and are 3 dimensional as they aren’t totally stitched in place). 022 023

And a glimpse of the back…………….032

Usually, I put some type of label on a gift but this is to be totally reversible, so no label this time!

Thread: (top) Aurifil Mako 50 cotton; (bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro Poly

Batting: Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 (cotton/poly)

Client’s quilts up next. Stay tuned…………………………


About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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24 Responses to When “Traditional meets Modern” or Loose ends #2…….

  1. witchylin says:


  2. Pat says:

    Job well done, beautiful.

  3. Raewyn says:

    Very nice – love it!

  4. Vicki in MN says:

    It’s beautiful!!

  5. fiona says:

    oh I just love it… so clever and beautiful quilting as always…

  6. ivoryspring says:

    This is simply awesome!

  7. Rosemaryflower says:

    This is very lovely! Well done Doreen

  8. Jackie says:

    So detailed…beautiful!

  9. Pat in WNY says:

    Now this is my kind of hexie project – minimalist on the hexies and all-out on the quilting! Love love love this!!!

  10. KerryCan says:

    I really like hexies and they look so cool this way!

  11. What a sweet project! Love the title, LOL,

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