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Quilting Class: hexagon fun

So I was just too pooped out last night to download any photos or write a post. I spent Memorial Day weekend with my kids in Michigan and did all the driving myself…but here I am, a bit late, but worth the wait!
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On Friday I taught my Jumbo Hexagon quilt class at my local quilt shop, Quilt Beginnings, and had a blast! there were three ladies….

here are GinnyLib, Terri and Kitty. It was so much fun to have such a small group and ladies who already quilted a fair bit. (see my hexi quilt in the background? thanks, Mom)
GinnyLib was making a small table topper, basically one huge grandmother’s flower garden block, with her hexagons.
Terri worked on a hexagon quilt that she already had started but was struggling with the set-in seams. She liked the method I taught her, so at least someone learned something! that feels good. She made a lot of progress during the class time.
Kitty was making a (huge!) bed quilt with hexagons out of fabrics with magnolia prints. Very pretty (and ambitious).

Teaching is so rewarding to me. Sometimes when I start a class I wonder if the ladies are thinking, “who is this youngster and what can she teach me?”, which makes me a bit nervous. But every single class I have taught over the past year has been utterly fantastic, with great feedback and positive energy all around.

I am planning to post a tutorial on piecing hexagons, so stay tuned!

Garden NewsFlash! the iris are here and I love them. took these pictures in my yard tonight to share…

I planted all of these last fall, so they are a surprise for me this year as they bloom. Beautiful.

Sharon

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3 thoughts on “Quilting Class: hexagon fun

  1. Tammy says:

    What beautiful Spring flowers

  2. Cathy says:

    Sharon I really love the hexie quilt. Is there a pattern available. You design such great quilts. Hugs

  3. Your flowers are lovely!

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