Large Hexagons Quilt
Sew many possibilities! Sew this Hexagon by itself or use the triangle shape to eliminate the "Y" seams. As an alternative, use the triangle shape as its own project.
|(9) Fat 1/4||Assorted prints||Cut (5) Hexagons out of 8 different fabrics
Cut (6) Hexagons out of the 9th fabric
|1 yd||Kona snow print||Cut (112) Equilateral Triangles|
|2 yd||Backing fabric|
|47" x 50"||Batting|
|1/2 yd||Binding fabric||Cut (5) 2 1/2" wide Strips x WOF|
- Finished Size: 41" x 44"
- All seam allowances are 1/4" unless noted.
- Fat 1/4 = approximately 18" x 22"
- WOF = width of fabric
Piecing the Quilt Top:
- Sew, with right sides together, one Equilateral Triangle onto the top left corner and the bottom right corner of each Hexagon, creating a diamond unit. See Diagram 1. Press.
- Repeat step 1 to make 55 more diamond units.
- Arrange the diamond units seven across by eight down on a design wall or floor. Keep in mind that some of the Hexagons on the edge will be trimmed when finishing the quilt top. See Diagram 2.
- On the end of each diamond unit, sew a third Equilateral Triangle to the corresponding edge.
- Sew rows together.
- Layer the backing, batting and quilt top. Quilt by hand or machine as desired.
- Square-up edges.
- Sew the binding strips together to form one long strip. Fold the binding in half lengthwise, with wrong sides together, and press.
- With a 1/4" seam, sew the raw edges of the binding to the edges of the right side of the quilt. Turn the folded edge of the binding to the back side of the quilt and stitch in place by hand, mitering the corners.
- Figure 1
- Figure 2