Thursday, July 25, 2013

Tutorial - How to Make "Quilt as You Go" Hexagons

A good project to take on vacation

Hexagon Tutorial at Always Quilting Blog

"I have had a number of requests for instructions to quilt -as -you -go hexagons so here they are!  You can apply theses instructions to any size hexagon you wish to make.  You need backing fabric, a contrasting feature fabric (or fabrics), fusible wadding (or non-fusible wadding and basting spray), and thread to match your backing fabric (Aurifil of course!!).  Scraps of fabric and wadding are ideal. You use 2 hexagons, one smaller than the other.  The smaller one is the finished size. The smaller hexagon should have sides which measure 3/4 to 1 inch smaller than the large one.  Many different companies produce perspex templates for drawing hexagons, or if you’re confident you can draw your own using a compass".... Read more

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