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Quilt pattern: Hexagonal Dream – hexagon sampler (without Y seams!)

Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern without Y seams

Hexagonal dream is my first pattern for sale.

Buy Hexagonal dream pattern

About the quilt

Hexagonal Dream is a hexagon sampler quilt.The quilt is put together without Y seams.

This quilt uses traditional piecing.

Quilt size: 60” x 59 ½”.

Number of blocks: 48 hexagon blocks with 11 different block types and 8 half hexagon blocks.

Finished hexagon size: 7 ¼” x 8 ½”.

The quilt is jelly roll and fat quarter friendly.

Skill level: I’ve rated this quilt as confident beginner / intermediate.

A 60 degree ruler is recommended but if you don’t have one you can always use a square ruler with 60 degree markings or the template that comes with the pattern.

In the 11 page pattern I have included lots of diagrams and written instructions as well as links to 2 of my video tutorials that demonstrate how to make an hexagon.

A million thanks to the testers who helped make this pattern great.

I hope you like my quilt and enjoy making it.

My Hexagonal Dream pattern is available to purchase on Craftsy and also on my Etsy shop as a digital pattern.

So how did I make this quilt?

Watch a short 1 minute video:

If you have any questions about the pattern, please feel free to contact me via the form on the About this blog page.

Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern

Quilt pattern: Hexagonal dream: hexagon sampler

Video tutorial: Hexagon quilt block 1 and 2

Video tutorial: Hexagon quilt block 1 and 2

Do you have any jelly rolls you don’t know what to do with? This is your project!

If you don’t have jelly rolls, you still can make these 2 blocks quickly and easily.

How to make 2 hexagon quilt blocks

Learn in less than 2 minutes how to make these 2 beautiful blocks:

Materials for 2 blocks

  • 2 strips of fabric 2 1/2 inch x 37 inch.

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Do you like this block?

You can make a full quilt with these blocks and 9 more hexagon block layouts with my pattern Hexagonal dream quilt. You can buy the pattern in my Etsy shop or in Craftsy.

Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern

Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern

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Quick and easy hexagon block with 60 degree ruler video tutorial

Video tutorial: hexagon block made with a 60 degree ruler - free template and download

I’ve discovered a new type of block that is made with a 60 degree ruler or a template. You actually make 2 different blocks at once with this technique that can be laid out as 2 separate hexagon blocks or as one single joined block like in this case.

If you don’t have a 60 degree ruler you can download the pattern:

Materials

Cut 3 strips of fabric:

  •  37  X 3 1/4  inches in red
  •  37 X 2 3/4 inches in blue
  •  37 X 1 inches in charcoal

Cut 3 more strips fabric:

  •  21  X 3 1/4  inches in red
  •  21 X 2 3/4 inches in blue
  •  21 X 1 inches in charcoal

These 2 strips will make 6 triangles of each type, with the fabric strips inverted.

Finished size

As 2 interlaced blocks: 11 inches x 18 1/2 inches (10 triangles in total, 5 of each type).

As 2 individual blocks: 11 inch square (6 triangles in total, 6 of each type).

How to make this Hexagon block with a 60 degree ruler

Watch how easy you can make a hexagon blocks with equilateral triangles:

Quick and easy hexagon block with 60 degree ruler video tutorial

Do you like this block?

You can make a full quilt with these blocks and 9 more hexagon block layouts with my pattern Hexagonal dream quilt. You can buy the pattern in my Etsy shop or in Craftsy.

Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern

Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern

Visual process

60 degree block - video tutorial