Sunday, February 3, 2013

Quilt and Crochet - the marriage of two favourites

Sitting in the dark last weekend without power for 22 hours, I decided it was the perfect opportunity to start on a project that I had on the design board for sometime. 

Moda are releasing new pre-cuts, named Honeycomb. They are laser cut hexagons available for one designer collection - 'Happy go lucky' and 10 popular bella solids (Snow 9900-11, Natural 9900-12, Red 9900-16, Admiral Blue 9900-48, Brown 9900-71, Robins Egg 9900-85, white 9900-98, Black 9900-99, Porcelain 9900-182 and Silver 9900-183)

Honeycombs are due to be released soon and in anticipation of the new pre-cuts I have started playing with solids and hexies.

I am using Bella solid 9900-170 Etchings Slate and a packet of mini charms of the new Bella solids for the heart. Using perle cottons, I am crocheting around the hexagons which will be joined to together.

Stay tuned for the the tutorial.


  1. Did you blanket stitch around the hexagon first? I love this idea as a small portable project.

  2. Now I really wish I could crochet. What a brilliant idea.

  3. This looks good, wish I could crochet too!

  4. so darling!! need the crocheting skills first! lol

  5. How cute, Jane and perfect project for Slow Stitchin' Sunday!!

  6. Oh wow that is neat! Would you consider doing a tutorial on how to do that?
    Love your work :)

  7. This is so sweet! Looking forward to the tutorial :)


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