Yay, it's my stop on the tour!
And today we're visiting the woods of British Columbia, Canada. Almost my back yard, in fact. We're heading to Little Qualicum Falls provincial park, located on Vancouver Island, about a 10 minute walk from my house. It's a gorgeous campsite but doesn't have a lot of the modern conveniences, like wifi or showers, like some do, so if you ever find yourself there in desperate need of some civilization, give me a shout! I'll happily trade hot water and fluffy towels for fat quarters.
What it does have is some stunning scenery.
|all of the above were taken by the husbeast. and the final one is kind of cheating since it's downriver out of the park.|
So what did that inspire? A tea towel of course!
I love these hexie diamonds and one day I'll make a quilt using the traditional star layout. But I thought isolating them as diamonds was a fun modern approach.
I used ½" hexies, which are admittedly a bit fiddly, cutting 16 for each diamond. I sewed 2 lengths of five hexies and 2 of three, then sewed them together. Then I appliqued the outside edges to the towel, slipped in a piece of fabric for the center, then appliqued down the inside of the hexies. Altogether it was a couple of
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