June 18, 2012

Mrs.Hexie ... Patchwork Prism Quilt Finished!

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Mrs.Hexie ... my interpretation of the Patchwork Prisms Quilt pattern by Anna Marie Horner for Janome.  Made completely from my stash {yeah!} and almost entirely with my current ♥ Annie's Farm Stand by Holly Holderman for Lakehouse Fabrics ... a few other fabrics were used to fill in here and there.  I ♥ the mix of florals, dots, stripes, plaids, and checks.  You'd think 40 AFS fabrics would have been enough, but they weren't!

This is the largest quilt in which I have used fusible batting, and it worked fabulously without shifting even with the extensive handling of the quilt as I quilted.  ♥ fusible batting!  I did straight-line quilting along the inner and outer edges of the triangles and some special quilting to highlight the small hexagons.  ♥ that walking foot on my old Bernina 830!  The fabrics were not prewashed, and I ♥ the way the quilt crinkled up when it was washed!

The all-time bestest use of a clothesline is to photograph quilts!

Quilt Stats:
  • Pattern:  Patchwork Prisms by Anna Marie Horner for Janome.
  • Size:  68" x 71", full pattern size.
  • Fabric:  Mostly Annie's Farm Stand by Holly Holderman for Lakehouse Fabrics with a few other treasures to fill in.
  • Batting:  Hobbs Fusible batting 80/20.
  • Backing:  Black with tiny white dots.
  • Binding:  Black with tiny white dots, double fold, attached completely by machine for durability with perfectly mitered 45-degree corners.
  • Value:  Wrap-me-up cozy!
This quilt has been entered in the Patchwork Prisms Quilt Contest hosted by Sweet Diesel Designs.  Thank you Kati from The Blue Chair, Angela from Cut to Pieces, and Bianca from Sweet Diesel Designs, and to the Fat Quarter Shop and Janome for the terrific prizes.

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Marci Girl said...

Beautiful, and how awesome to have used fusible batting, great idea! So very pretty and I love your fabric choices!

Kirsten said...

This is so beautiful - the fabrics are lovely!

Bethany (Make Me A Quilt) said...

Oh wow!! What an awesome collection of colors and fabrics - they go so wonderfully together! I see that quilt getting lots of use. :)

Jodi Nelson said...

This quilt is stunning! LOVE the fabrics, colors, everything about it.

Connie Kresin Campbell said...

Beautiful quilt and quilting! Love that you quilted it on your older machine too! Thanks for sharing.
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Cathy said...

Just lovely!

Kristie said...


Debra said...

Gorgeous Prism, and what a great pic. I am really enjoying looking at everyones prisms...
good luck!!

Pile O Fabric said...

Ohh, I love you play on the colors! You mixed it up well. Having the darker color in the center is great.

tubakk said...

So lovely. Thanks for showing us.

JanineMarie said...

Thanks for resharing this. It looks so pretty on the line!