1 March 2012

Paper Peiced Hexagons

Another big trend I've been noticing on the crafty blogosphere lately is hexagon paper piecing, naturally I had to give it go myself and find out what the fuss was all about. So I bought a bunch of 3" paper hexagons - because I'm too lazy to cut them myself! (I got mine on eBay) and started cutting into some pretty yellow and pink fabrics from my stash. I'm scheming something fun for these little shapes, but you'll have to wait until I've finished to see what they will end up as ;)
I can see why it's such a popular activity, not only can you do it anywhere, (you don't have to be chained to the sewing machine, in other words!) it's super easy, and gives you amazing results for not much work? it's also incredibly addictive! Right, I'm off to do some more, just looking at these pictures has got me itching to pick up my needle and thread again :) 
I hope you all have a great weekend. I've got a tutorial to share with you next week, and a fun organisation idea for your sewing room! be sure to check back :D Jessie, xo

10 comments:

  1. I love hexies! I am currently working on a tablerunner made with 1" hexagons!

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  2. I really like the colour scheme that you've gone with... gorgeous! I love the fabric with the little scissors printed on it. :-)
    Ashley xxx

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  3. mmmmmmm!!!! pretty! i love hexies!!!

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  4. Each time I read your blog, I think I must join to the patchwork fever! I've never tried it. Make an hexagon quilt looks difficult, but if you say that's easy... I'll try! (I don't know when...)

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  5. So, so gorgeous! You make me want to do hexies again. (Although doing it did make my arms ache, I think I must tug the cotton too hard or something!) I'm loving the colours too, I'm very much liking pink and yellow at the moment, so this looks like heaven to me!

    S x

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  6. so pretty!! Yes, you're an addict ;)

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  7. I love hexies too! Yours are so pretty!

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  8. Nice! Should make a board game quilt for my war game nerd husband. On a completely different topic; When searching for your blog, one should not mix up your blog name, MessyJesse, with that of Messy Jessie. She's in a completely different line of work...

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  9. Love the look of hexie quilts, but I'd never have the patience to do one. They remind me of the 70's when they were all the rage! xx

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