MikaelaBeth | Creating : Hexagon Quilt
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Creating : Hexagon Quilt

English Paper Piecing Hexagon Quilt | www.mikaelabeth.com  I started this hexagon quilt in January 2011 when we had an unplanned extended holiday in Toowoomba with our family due to major floods and not able to drive home. Out of character for myself I didn’t bring enough projects to keep my hands busy for while we were away (I’ve learnt my lesson, always prepared with projects to keep me busy wherever we go). So armed with inspiration from pinterest and my sisters hexagon quilt, I raided my Mum’s fabric stash and started cutting, tacking and sewing together tiny ½” hexagons. English Paper Piecing Hexagon Quilt | www.mikaelabeth.com  These hexagonal shaped pieces of fabric have never been far away, alway got some ready to stitch in my handbag as you just never can tell when you have 5 minutes to fill (although they seem to be getting few and far between now with a busy baby to occupy those moments).English Paper Piecing Hexagon Quilt | www.mikaelabeth.com  So far I have made 40 hexagon flowers with a white border and 43 without, that’s a total of 2,297 individual ½” hexagons hand stitched together. I haven’t decided what size I’m going to make the finished quilt yet, at the moment I’m thinking a queen bed topper would be nice, but until then I’ll just keep making little hexagons. English Paper Piecing Hexagon Quilt | www.mikaelabeth.com  English Paper Piecing Hexagon Quilt | www.mikaelabeth.com

2 Comments
  • Corinna Quelle

    May 11, 2016 at 11:57 am Reply

    Hi Mikaela,
    great color combination! How are you going to connect the two types of flowers? Will you be filling up the spaces between the different-size flowers with other hexagons or do you sew the flowers as arranged onto the grey background?
    Corinna

    • Mikaela

      May 11, 2016 at 1:03 pm Reply

      Hi Corinna! Thank you 🙂

      At this stage I’m planning to fill in the gaps with more white hexagons and sew them together. Each ‘flower’ will have a centre and two coloured rings with a white border between them.

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