Sunday, January 16, 2011

Little Hexies

I've always steered clear of hand sewing, not even taking joy in stitching up knitted projects. It was a real step for me to start the QAYG hexagons a few years ago and I still have only 70 made!

After searching for hexagons on the internet I discovered many blogs and spent hours reading them. One in particular The Great Hexagon Quilt-Along. This encouraged me to try out paper pieced hexies and what do you know.. I am quite enjoying this! Most of my quilts in the past few years have been on a small scale, I like working in mimiature, so my hexies are too. Probably not the best way for me to start and learn a new technique but I don't need another large quilt. I picked out a space on a wall and I plan to hang a hexie quilt there.

I have Springfield hexagon templates to cut from but found the 1" (point-to-point) was too small and the 1.5" was too big for my liking so I used incomeptech to print 1.25" ones onto cardstock - then I was in action!

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