What I’m working on…


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I am working on a Moda Bake Shop project that is under wraps…and my crumb blocks for my crumb quilt (this is really calling me) but I can’t show you my Moda Bake Shop project and you’ve seen lots of my crumb blocks so I thought I would show you what I just finished working on.

It’s my twirling hexagon baby quilt made with my Accuquilt Go!


I had lots of fun working on this.  All in all, I am happy with how it turned out. When I start out with a design not knowing if it will work, it takes lots of faith to jump in and cut all the fabric out.


I had a big piece of stripped fireman fabric for the back….I think it looks okay….


The quilting design is nothing special….just some swirls.


I debated about the binding and border.  A couple opinions around the house suggested putting the solid red on the border and the puppy print as the binding but, I trumped them and did it this way.  I’m glad I did.  I think the solid red at the binding finishes the edge better.


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  1. Mary says:

    Hi Jo,
    Sweet quilt for a baby boy. I think the border solid with the busy binding would have been just as pretty. *wink* Is Accuquilt still awarding dies for videos? I was just curious. There isn’t alot of Hoopla over the GO! like there was anymore.

  2. Kathie L in MD says:

    Very cute quilt and dog.

  3. LoriD says:

    Lovely! I really like the solid red for the binding too.

  4. Kate says:

    Very fun! Love the bright colors and the pattern is very cool.

  5. Jennifer says:

    Great quilt – like the fabrics and the model!

  6. Toni says:

    What a fun happy quilt! Good job! Toni

  7. glen says:

    I am a total sucker for those dog faces!

  8. A very happy quilt…and the puppy is adorable too!

  9. Michelle says:

    Wow — not at all how I guessed you did it. And now I need the hexagon die, too!

  10. Anita says:

    Great tutorial! I never would have thought about doing it that way either. Thanks!

  11. Glenda says:

    I love this hexi pattern. I thought the first time I saw it there was a notation that the written pattern for it would be published in on of the spring 2013 magizines. But I can’t find this notation now. was I mistaken? If not can you tell me the name of the magizine again, please? Thanks

  12. sandie says:

    Hi Jo… I am working on a similar quilt using 3/4″ hexies and half hexies from Paper Pieces, and using the English Paper Piecing method, Kansas Troubles fabrics for the Half hexies, and A pale beige/ivory Moda marble for the hexies. Love the pattern

  13. Peggy Ann says:

    I love your helper. Is that your quality control staff.
    Thanks for the idea on this quilt. I have some fabric and this just gave me the idea what to use it one.

  14. Christine Waddell says:

    I am looking forward to making this one, I just bought my go cutter and tried a sample of this block. I have a friend is about to have her seventh child and we know this one is a girl Her quilt will be a hexagon surrounded by six siblings and encompassed by at least two borders( her loving mom and dad) Now off to my scrap pile for this baby to come.

  15. Marcia says:

    Great tutorial! I just love everything about this little quilt. Just bought the half hex die and think I can accomplish the same pattern with a seam in the center. If not…guess I’ll have to get the full deal! Thanks a lot!

  16. Diane Scott says:

    Could live without dogs or cats on quilts. What if the recipient has allergies