Well helllooo there! Another lapse in blogging, although this one’s not entirely my fault. I upgraded portions of my website, which resulted in me being locked out of my site for days. No fun. But now, I think, all is well again. And I know more about websites than I did before.
If you follow me on IG, you know something crazy awesome happened. The advance copy of my book, Adventures in Hexagons, arrived in my mailbox. Holding that book in my hot little hands was an amazing experience. Seeing the little details, like a tiny hexagon on the binding, made me ridiculously happy. It sounds silly. I know every word and image in that book forwards, backwards, and sideways. But somehow, seeing it all real and finished and bound, was like seeing it new all over again.
It should be shipping to stores in May, and I hope you love it as much as I do. (By the way, I just looked up the book listing on Amazon so I could link it for you and it’s on sale with a $10 discount at the moment. You can also look inside it and see more of the book from that page now. How fun is that?)
Today I wanted to introduce you to another quilt from the book, Meteor Shower. This is a wallhanging size quilt. It’s one that really shows off how you can play with shapes within hexagons. See how the yellow and orange diamonds touch point-to-side? It’s all about placement within larger block boundaries.
I’m especially proud of this quilt because I quilted it myself. It’s not perfect, by any stretch of the imagination, but I really transcended my allover-quilting comfort zone and went custom on this one.
So what’s new in your world? Are you starting any exciting projects? Have you seen something on pinterest that captured your imagination and made you want to learn a new technique? Besides prepping for Quilt Market, I’m kind of in a zone of finishing projects right now. It needs to be done, but I’m also kind of ready to find something new and fun to play around with. Any suggestions?
PS- I’ve created a new pinterest board to feature quilts people have made with my patterns. If you’ve made one, will you comment below, or send me an e-mail with pictures? I’d love to include your work!!