02 February, 2015

Relaxing Sunday And A Flower!

 Yesterday I spent a pleasant afternoon 
making lavender sachets.
 The room just smelt lovely with all the lavender.
 Twelve sachets were made. I had four more 
stitched up but ran out of lavender!
I also put together my first hexagon flower! 
I basted them the old fashioned way as I didn't have any glue and found it a very relaxing process. It's been a long time since I've made any hexagons, maybe 15 years 
or so (and then I only made two flowers).  
But like some of my lovely friends said
"it's just like getting back on a bike"!


21 comments:

Bev C said...

Hello Christine,

I can small the Lavender from here, they look so pretty all lined up. Have fun with your hexie's. I agree it is so relaxing hand sewing them.

Happy days.
Bev.

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Your sachets are so pretty all bundled up in ribbons. I can do hexies (hate them), but they are great little embellishments on bags - you can make the quilt.

Melody said...

So glad you enjoyed making your hexies. I bet the room smelled beautiful while you were using your lavender

creations.1 said...

English piecing is so relaxing! Your lavenders sachets look lovely - they make a beautiful gift!!

Annie said...

Love the sachets, are they your own lavender? What a beautiful smell you would have had

Ondrea said...

Those lavendar sachets look so pretty and I also love the smell of lavendar. It would have been such a joy putting them together with the lovely fragrance. Great for easing headaches. Your hexie rosettes are lovely. I still baste the old fashioned way with cheap thread and I find it to be just as quick and less messy. Enjoy.

shez said...

Hi Christine wow you are amazing you did a lot in a afternoon,well done your sachets are very pretty and how cute is your hexie.xx

Fiona said...

looks like a lovely lavendery day.... great hexi... love the fussy cut...
Hugz

Michelle Ridgway said...

Breathing in deeply here...aahh! Love lavender. Such pretty bags and I love your Hexie flower x

Charlie and Wendy said...

Your sachets are beautiful and your hexie is so pretty. I love your beautiful finishes in the previous post too! xx

marina said...

such pretty lavender sachets and well done on your first hexie flower!
It is very pretty.
Keep on peddling!

Susan said...

Cute little bundles of sachets, I can just smell all that lavender. Great start with your hexies too.

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Great job on the hexies and those sachets are lovely bet they smell so good xx

Jo said...

Oh that lavender is so lively. I need to make some of them

Karen S said...

The lavender sachets are so pretty. I bet the house still smells beautiful. Lovely work with the hexies.

Cheryl said...

Love your gorgeous sachets Christine and you did such a beautiful job of that hexie flower

Maria said...

Oh just love the smell of lavender... Yours are very pretty.

Cute hexie flower.

Jenny of Elefantz said...

I can just imagine the lavender fragrance calming the senses as you stitched and filled...how beautiful!

Jindi's Cottage said...

Mmm...lavender :)...lovely flower, great use of the fabric designs, love that it is purple to go with the lavender!!...I don't baste with glue, I thread baste except not through the papers, the basting stays in, a flick and the papers are out and can be re-used, I find thread basting relaxing, apparently I am strange that way!!

Sisbabestitches said...

The sachets are lovely :) Wish I could smell them from here, no lavender bush at this house :( A sweet hexie flower, love the centre :)

Dawn said...

Love the smell of lavender and it stays around for days. You've made pretty pillow - for you or a friend??