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HEXIE  lovers

For Pepper Cory's class and all lovers of hexagons

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How do YOU quilt your hexies?

Started by Gail Weiss. Last reply by Bonny Brock Sep 22, 2014. 1 Reply

I know most traditional hexie quilts are hand quilted. I've quilted mine using free-motion-quilting with my domestic machine and I've also used French Knots too.  I've just finished a top and am…Continue

Hexies rock

Started by Carolyn Hoxton. Last reply by Sally Smith Jun 26, 2014. 3 Replies

I saw a tutorial about making Hexies and making a bag to put your hexie pieces in, Loved it, and have started sitting in my chair in the evenings and making HEXIES!  <3Continue

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Comment by Carolyn Hoxton on September 22, 2014 at 5:54pm

Gail, what is the jelly fish? thanks

Comment by Gail Weiss on September 22, 2014 at 5:02pm

Hello fellow hexie lovers!!  I'm so excited to find a group here where I feel like I belong. I'm a total hexie addict!  

I joined the Portland Modern Quilt Guild in 2010 and at my first meeting they had a tutorial on how to make hexies... I immediately thought "this is it"!  I'm a graphic designer, and this reminded me of pixel type imagery we use on the computer everyday and I realized I could make that happen with fabric. It was a real eye-opener for me. 

I've completed 2 hexie quilts and am currently working on a third - the Jellyfish. I just finished the top and am starting to consider how to quilt it. 

Thankful for new friends who like these little things as much as I do!

Comment by Angela East on September 20, 2014 at 7:43am

These flowers were made from scraps to decorate our refurbished bedroom.

Comment by Diane Gambrell on September 17, 2014 at 3:06pm
My goodness: nearly three dozen of us!
Comment by Diane Gambrell on September 17, 2014 at 2:59pm
I'm so glad you joined us Beth.
I look forward to 2015 because, like you, I have some other things to finish before I can concentrate on a big project.
PS, YOUR LAMBIE IS ADORABLE.
Comment by Beth A. North on September 17, 2014 at 2:44pm

I made this little guy with the ruler, it was from a Quiltmakers magazine, June 2014.  You can purchase it off the internet.  It is the just the cutest and then the flowers are origami hexies as well. 

Comment by Beth A. North on September 17, 2014 at 2:33pm

Hello, my name is Beth and I am a hexie lover.  I became addicted to hexies when Creative Girds came out with their Hexie Ruler.  I have been making so many things.  Next project for next year, after I finish up a few things this year, will be a Hexi Scrap quilt.  I do not do the little paper hexies, no patience for that, but love using the ruler, cutting them out that way and making them larger.  I believe with all my scraps, this would be a fantastic quilt.

Comment by Diane Gambrell on August 29, 2014 at 4:04pm
I hope you can all see this; so thrilled there are 2dozen of us.
There are SO MANY ways to HEXIE quilt. Hand piecing
With Y seams
Backed separately and appliqued
Comment by Mary L Nash on August 27, 2014 at 9:33am

Comment by Diane Gambrell on August 26, 2014 at 2:35pm
So who has found new hexagon websites, books or patterns.
I have HEXAGONS MADE EASY by JEN ESKRIDGE
QUICK AND EASY HEXIE QUILTS by Dr. Peggy G. Rhodes and JuliaC. Wood
Tools
HEXAGON CLASSIC CHARM QUILT TEMPLATES by EZ Quilting by Pepper Cory
Quilt Sense tools that make sense by Marti Michel
Hexagons& 60(where is the degree symbol on an iPad? ) Triangle
The old creative memories hexagon punches:2 sets of two
Non-slip Scrap Crazy 6" by creative grids... And a booklet that shows several ways to piece hexagons
Please post some of your tools and quilt patterns...
Have you ever used hexagons for quilting patterns?
 

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