Hexies with 2 fabrics video tutorial

Hexies using fabric strips – English paper piecing (EPP)

If you’re a bit tired of doing the usual hexies, use two fabrics joined together.

For my project the fabrics are joined in the middle but you  could choose to place the same anywhere really and come up with very interesting designs.

Download the templates

Print the 1 inch templates on thick or plain paper.

Thick card stock is easier to work with in this particular instance because you’ll be dealing with seams and the card stock hods its shape better.

Cut the templates and get sewing.

Two important points to make:

  • Before printing make sure you’re printing at 100% to avoid surprises.
  • Leave the paper template in until you have finished sewing all  hexies together

Fabric collection

I used Haerae Designed Studio 100% GOTS certified organic cotton printed with low impact dyes. I love the beautiful fabrics in these collections:

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

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Hexies with 2 fabrics video tutorial

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