Friday, June 7, 2013

A late Friday Finish ~ TGIFF

I finished my String-A-Hex quilt. Stitched the last of the binding on after work today. You can find my tutorial for the blocks here. For more information see this post when I finished the top.


size: 47" x 51"
pattern: String-A-Hex
piecing: 50wt white aurifil and used up a bunch of random bobbins
Quilting: free motion figure eight quilting with 50wt white Aurifil on my home machine

Close up of the figure 8 free motion quilting.

The backing is a print from Hobby Lobby. I thought it perfectly mirrored the pattern on the quilt top. I also added a strip of gray flannel along the side.

The quilting shows up beautifully on the back. The binding is Chicopee ladder dot in fuchsia. Love this print.

 Linking up with TGIFF and Crazy Mom Quilts.


  1. Love this quilt, Marla! Can you bring it to the next BMQG meeting?! Kathy

  2. Oh, Marla, it's gorgeous! I love your colour choices and placement. The pops of white are fabulous! I will definitely be checking out that tutorial.

  3. Oh my gosh Marla that is simply stunning! I loved it when you finished the top and now that it's quilted I love it even more. Awesome finish!

  4. WOW! Wonderful quilt! Love the front and the back!
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  5. Love how colourful your quilt is and what a great piece of backing fabric.

  6. I love a scrappy rainbow, and you do it so beautifully! Work it out!

  7. The colors are truly stunning in your colorful quilt. I agree the quilting made the whole artistic expression work. Thanks for sharing!

  8. What a fabulous design! I love how the different white rings add sparkle, and that the rainbow colors are arranged for contrast. Really beautiful. And you're right, the backing is perfect!

  9. Oh, wow - yeah! That backing fabric is perfect. :D LOVE your hexi strings!!

  10. I am loving the whole hexi-string quilt idea. Yours is beautiful! Thanks for sharing it with us!