Monday, December 8, 2014

Illusion Quilt and Hexies

 Working on a little quilt that needs to be finished before Christmas.  It is called Illusion and the tutorial is from the Missouri Star Quilt Company.  Let me tell you....I love making this quilt!  I think this will be my go to pattern from now on every time that I need a quick little quilt for a kid or donation.  It is sooooo out of my box as far as design and taste as I am a very traditional gal.  :) 
 I can see many more of these in my future!  I now have more finished than shown in the photo as once again I have been awake most of the night.  Here are a few of the fabrics that I am using along with some strips of white and grey. 
 I also have a few more of my hexies sewn into sets of 2 and up on the wall.  I'm really enjoying getting to work on these. 
 Here is a little stack of my sets of 2 that I have done.  Now only a zillion more to go!  LOL!  I'm not in a hurry to get these done as this is my hand sewing project. 
I'm running on less than 2 hours of sleep again is going to be a long day.  I just can't seem to be able to fall asleep at all.  

Andrew finally finished up his 28 days straight of 12 hour shifts!!!  Shew....I figure he will sleep most of the day!  He will have a week or two home and then will head out when they call.  It is hard to tell where he will be sent.  I'm hoping he will be sent down south as it will be a little warmer than north this time of year.  

That's all for now as I need to get my day started.  I will post again tomorrow to show my quilt progress.  :)


Janet O. said...

Love this quilt, Kristie! I consider myself a very traditional quilter, too, but this is a design I have always wanted to try. It is so clever. Looks really good!
Your hexies are looking great, but I wish you could get some sleep!

Gayle said...

SLEEP. I've discovered that if I eat chocolate too late in the day (and/or evening) I have a really hard time falling asleep. Also, I can't be on my computer after 7:00 or so cuz it gets my mind churning too much. Don't know how you can function on that amount of sleep - poor you. Love seeing your hexies come together.....

Regina said...

both are great patterns - love them. Sorry you can't seem to sleep.