Sunday, 28 October 2012

EPP Obsessed

Yesterday's experiment with Starflower epp templates is not the only project I have decided to get on the go. I saw some grid paper made of half hexies and the pattern just jumped out at me. So I thought, why not. Why not have two epp projects on the go at the same time.

Out came the Go! Baby and I cut the 1.5" hexies papers. Yes, I use my Go! for paper templates more than I use it for fabric cutting it seems. But it is still very useful. After cutting a lot of hexies I cut them all in half. This was quick and easy template cutting. I love it.

I went into my stash and pulled out a charm pack of Pips, a charm pack of A Walk in the Woods and then got the scraps leftover from my Sew Stitchy quilt. This quilt will be a homage to Aneela, inspired by Emily and her wonderful quilt. I am missing a line - Little Apples - so we shall see how I go and if I think this will be enough or if I need to beg, borrow or steal a charm pack of that too. I reckon I can get three half hexies from each charm.


I now have everything I need (I think) to keep my fingers busy for a few days. I also have some good books, and my girls. Time to relax!


Susan

22 comments:

  1. Enjoy your time away!! I hope it is just what you need to refresh! :)

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  2. Looks like fun - I have some Little Apples charms - shout if you want some.

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  3. You really deserve some downtime with your girls! Have a fab time and can't wait to see what you do with the latest project. I have 1 Little Apples charm and you are very welcome to it.

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  4. I know exactly what you mean - EPP is definitely addictive! Enjoy your break!

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  5. Hey girlie.... I forgot to ask the other day, where ya headed? The Gap?

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  6. Not that I would be one to encourage shopping *ahem* BUT
    http://compare.ebay.co.uk/like/220814209670?var=lv&ltyp=AllFixedPriceItemTypes&var=sbar&cbt=y
    Tee hee

    Lush x

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  7. Have a fabulous break, I hope you get a good rest and the girls have fun! xxx

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  8. Hi Susan! Thank you for great tip! I can cut diamond with my Go!Baby! I haven't done much EPP but now I'm joining Laura's bloghop and I'm sure I shall make more blocks. Your fabrics are beautiful and I'm happy to see Finnish scissors! x Teje

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  9. Hope you have a lovely break. You can never have too many EPP projects on the go!

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  10. Enjoy your break and your EPP: I have a couple of EPP projects on the go at any one time, all in their little bags, ready to travel with me at a moments notice!

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  11. relax for sure you deserve it

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  12. Oh you have the makings of a perfect week! Have a great time xxx

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  13. Lol. And ou didn't need another EPP piecing project then! Looks like you are all set! Have a fabulous time .... And exhale!

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  14. Sounds interesting. Can't wait to see what this looks like it.

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  15. Enjoy! Your new project looks great!

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  16. Have a nice relaxing break. I like your thinking, multiple EPP projects, you've just become my enabler.

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  17. There are worse obsessions to have! Look forward to seeing the fruits of your EPP labour - just remember to have fun and don't take the EPP into the pool!

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  18. i hope you have a lovely time and get time for a nap or two.

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  19. Fab choice in fabric for hexies. I might have some in the old stash if you're stuck for more fabric? Give a yell.

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  20. Looking forward to seeing how you progress!

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