Ironing Station Finished!

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I’m absolutely thrilled with how this looks finished!  I put about 4 layers of cotton batting on before I put the fabric on.  I decided to use one of my favorite patterns, Equinox by Blank Textiles, since I had a bolt of this bright pink that I haven’t used up yet.  I think it’ll hide a lot of the dirt, and if it doesn’t I can always put something else on it!  I probably could have done this cheaper by getting a shelving unit for $20-30, but I already use these storage tubs and cubes in my office.  It made sense to expand the space for the tubs.  Total I spent under $200 for the cubes and plywood.  The batting and fabric was already here and I didn’t need to buy any.  I think I emptied half of my batting tub on this!  I was going to use some hi-loft poly batting, but thought it might melt and I should use cotton instead.  I can’t wait to start using it!

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Hexagon Diamonds

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I’ve mentioned a few days this week that I was going to concentrate on my hexi diamonds.  I’ve decided that with some extra borders this quilt should be large enough to fit on the bed in our RV.  So I have 6-8 weeks to get it done, because that’s when we get the RV!  I already know that I will do simple quilting, a line through the center of each “row”, might not make sense now, but it will later!  I started attaching the diamonds to each other last night, I think I’ll put them all together before I start working on making more diamonds.  I have all the diamonds and half diamonds kitted up, can’t wait to see what some of them look like finished!  Today is HeLP for Hexie-aholics day over at sarah did it!, go take a look at what everyone is posting!


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