Monday, February 25, 2019

Seaside Cobblestones


Nature's muted colors combined beautifully with large hexagons in this throw sized quilt. Light aqua, soft brown and cream prints made me think of a cozy beach cottage.  

Measuring 42" x 53", Seaside Cobblestones is currently draped across the back of my bedroom chair.

The AccuQuilt half hexagon die made sewing this one quick and easy with all straight seams. The backing and binding is a tan and white crosshatch pattern.

Free motion quilting was done on my Flynn Frame. I stitched large swirls with medium tan thread in each hexagon first, then removed the frame to decorate the borders. Small swirls and applique stitching finished it off with flair.

Until I can get a beach trip scheduled, I'll just retreat to our bedroom and dream of the ocean.


“For her 
the ocean was 
more than a dream, 
it was a place she needed 
to visit to find herself.

And when she returned 
to the city, 
you could see 
the sun in her eyes, 
the wind in her hair, 
and the taste of 
the infinite salt 
on her lips.” 

 ~Jose Chaves


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