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Move beyond one-patch hexagon layouts with 11 show-stopping hexie projects to stitch by hand or machine. Sew blocks in a variety of sizes and pieced combinations for stunning visual effects! You'll master the Y-seam with a variety of techniques to cut and piece hexagons. Mix it up with the author’s design primer, which gives you the tools to draft your own unique hexie quilt layout.
|Publisher:||C & T Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Emily Breclaw designs patterns to help quilters discover the addicting fun of hexagon quilts, and her work has been featured in several magazines. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family where they live in Pantego, Texas.
Table of Contents
Cutting and Preparing Patches
Cutting Fabric for Template sewing: Tools • Cutting Shapes From Strips • Cutting Shapes From Pieced Strips • Marking Patches for Sewing
Cutting Fabric for English Paper Piecing: Tools and Supplies • Cutting Shapes from Strips
Basting: Method 1: Thread Basting Through the Paper • Method 2: Thread Basting Without Going Through the Paper • Method 3: Glue Basting • Basting Shapes with Acute Angles
Sewing Hexagons and Related Shapes
Sewing Hexagons Cut from Templates: Hand Sewing • Machine Sewing • Troubleshooting Sewn Hexagons
Sewing with English Paper Piecing: Sewing Straight Seams • Sewing Y-SeamsPivoting • Removing Papers and Pressing
Confetti in Times Square
Stardust and Moonbeams
Midsummer Night's Dream
Exploring Design Options • Figuring Yardage • Fabric Choices • Borders • Design Grids
About the Author