Move beyond one-patch hexagon layouts and turn six-sided shapes into versatile quilt design elements! Sew single, triple, rosette sprocket and medallion blocks in a variety of sizes and pieced combinations for stunning visual effects. Eleven hexagon quilts invite you to master the Y-seam by machine or hand, as you sew astounding quilts that beg the question, "How'd you do that?" Mix it up with the author's design primer, which gives you the tools to create new hex effects and draft your own stunning hexie quilt.
Emily Breclaw designs patterns to help quilters discover the addicting fun of hexagon quilts, and her work has been featured in several magazines. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family where they live in Pantego, Texas. thecaffeinatedquilter.com
Introduction Cutting and Preparing Patches Making Templates Cutting Fabric for Template sewing: Tools Cutting Shapes From Strips Cutting Shapes From Pieced Strips Marking Patches for Sewing Cutting Fabric for English Paper Piecing: Tools and Supplies Cutting Shapes from Strips Basting: Method 1: Thread Basting Through the Paper Method 2: Thread Basting Without Going Through the Paper Method 3: Glue Basting Basting Shapes with Acute Angles Sewing Hexagons and Related Shapes Sewing Hexagons Cut from Templates: Hand Sewing Machine Sewing Troubleshooting Sewn Hexagons Sewing with English Paper Piecing: Sewing Straight Seams Sewing Y-SeamsPivoting Removing Papers and Pressing Projects Loverly Independence Day Meteor Shower Confetti in Times Square Sparkler Starburst Twinkling Hello, Orion Stardust and Moonbeams Midsummer Night's Dream Superstar Design Primer Exploring Design Options Figuring Yardage Fabric Choices Borders Design Grids Patterns About the Author