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final giant hexie flower quilt 03a tzom How To: Giant Hexie Flower Lap Quilt

If you haven’t already fallen in love with hexies, you just might with this oversized hexie lap quilt project. I have to admit I have been wanting to make a quilt for many years now. I have ogled many beautiful designs on Pinterest and built up my fabric stash, longing for the day when I will finally sit down and put a quilt together.

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After seeing Haley’s tutorial I feel like I could just jump right into making this project. Especially with the large scale, it doesn’t seem as fiddly as some of the small hexie projects I’ve seen.

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Her tutorial uses the English paper piecing technique. For those who are unfamiliar with this crafting term, it utilizes a paper template (of a hexagon) to keep your fabric in a precise shape until you are ready to sew it all together. Very clever!

Head on over to Haley’s blog, The Zen of Making for this fabulous step-by-step tutorial.

Agnes Niewiadomski

Maker Extraordinaire from Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario.
Lover of all things CNC and handmade.

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