Hexies quilt video tutorial

Hexies quilt – English paper piecing (EPP)

Let’s do a different pattern with hexies today.

I like this zig zag pattern. You don’t see it very often but in a large scale, and if you choose your fabrics carefully, the end result can be spectacular.

Learn to do English paper piecing in just over 2 minutes:

There are only 3 steps to start doing English paper piecing:

  1. Download the hexagon template (google doc).
  2. Print the required size  (this project uses the 1 inch pattern) on thick or plain paper – I used plain printer paper but thick card stock is easier to work with
  3. Cut the patterns and get sewing

Two important points to make:

  1. Before printing make sure you’re printing at 100% to avoid surprises.
  2. Leave the paper template in until you have finished sewing all  hexies together

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

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Hexies quilt - video tutorial

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