Thanks to Klara's magic, the final layout of the hexagons is complete and last night I started sewing the columns together. Here's what it looks like as of last night:
The two left-most columns have been sewn and there are another 20 or so columns to do. It's going to look great! If the finished size is less than 85", I may use a red minky fabric that I bought for the back. Minky has a soft plush feel and would make this quilt extra cuddly. We'll have to see what the finished size is and then make a decision.
LATE BREAKING NEWS:
Tonight we got the columns sewn! Here's how it's looking, next step is to join the columns together to make the complete top. Klara, my mentor,