The hexie project guide you've been waiting for!
Learn how to create your hexagon projects with less cutting and in less time!
The simple Fast-Fold Hexie method replaces English paper piecing—no fancy supplies needed! Use pre-cuts or fabric scraps to stitch up scores of hexagons with Mary M. Hogan's unique quilt-as-you-go technique: Fast-folding hexies lets you create a hexagon block with backing and batting included—no basting, no preparing a backing, and no binding. You'll bust your stash and save time by fast-folding your hexies!
Fast-Fold Hexie Quilting opens with insightful guidance on materials and supplies. Then you'll learn the basic construction of hexies and half hexagons, whether sewn by machine or with hand sewing, and the advantages of the fast-fold method. Finally, you'll go on to create 20 beautiful quilt projects, from baby quilts, pouch bags, and a trivet to table toppers, full-size quilts, wall hangings, and home décor.
Included with the detailed step-by-step instructions, helpful illustrations, diagrams, insightful tips, project variations, and full-size templates are opportunities to take your projects to the next level with more advanced techniques, such as fussy cutting and piecing fast-fold hexies.
You'll love learning this simple and versatile way to make tons of amazing hexagon projects! Use 2 1/2" strips and 5- and 10-inch squares for endless variety. Once you learn this fun and easy method, you'll be on your way to making hexie projects of your own!
From author Mary Hogan, a passionate quilter that teaches regularly at The Quilting Season, Fast-Fold Hexie Quilting will have you finishing your projects in half the time!
"Hexie lovers will delight in this innovative approach to making quilt-as-you-go hexagons. Clear step-by-step directions are provided for projects in a variety of sizes to inspire both beginner and seasoned quilters. Mary's method to produce a 'no binding required' zigzag quilt edge is definitely on my to-do list!"
—Karen Neary, Author of Quilting Beauties and Canadian Heritage Quilting