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Giveaway! Meet Deonn Stott, Designer of Sheep Shape

Quiltmaker’s May/June issue is winging its way to subscribers and newsstands now. On the cover is Sheep Shape designed by Deonn Stott and made in fabrics from Riley Blake Designs. This quilt is rated “easy”, and in a post later … Continue reading

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Kona Cotton: Precut Hexies from Robert Kaufman

We’ve been looking at different methods, tools and techniques for hexagon quilts lately. Over the weekend I spent some time with Precut Hexies in Kona Cotton Solids from Robert Kaufman. I had Precut Hexies samples in each of Kaufman’s signature … Continue reading

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Hexagon Quilting: A Different Kind of Nut

  We’ve really had some fun with the hexagon focus in our May/June issue. If you missed these posts, you’ll want to have a look. • A Bit About the Infinite Hexagon • Moda’s newest precut: Honeycombs • Inklingo Hexagons … Continue reading

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Back to Hexies: Moda’s Honeycombs

We’ve been talking about hexagons recently, because the May/June issue of Quiltmaker is full of them. Three great projects featuring different looks and techniques will keep you sewing for a long time. But I wondered what other hexagon products were … Continue reading

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Pieced Hexies: Guest Post and Two Giveaways!

Today we’re talking about hexagons again! Ruth Wasmuth from Lafayette, Indiana was a member of Quiltmaker’s original Scrap Squad in 2011. When I heard that she was making pieced hexagons using Mickey Depre’s book and method, Pieced Hexies, I asked … Continue reading

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A Bit About the Infinite Hexagon

Our May/June issue has a theme of “Hooked on Hexagons.” I hope you have your copy with its four great hexie projects. We’re taking some time on the blog to talk about hexagons and their possibilities. It’s been a lot … Continue reading

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Quilty Quote: Hexactly!

We’re having a lot of fun brainstorming for new Quilty Quotes each week. There’s a new one up today. It’s appropriate because Quiltmaker has hexagons on its mind these days. Feel free to use “Hexactly!” wherever you’d like. We’d love … Continue reading

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Hexagon Roundup

We’re just one week away from the official debut of Quiltmaker’s May/June issue. Some subscribers may already have found the issue in their mailboxes. With that in mind, we’re starting to build excitement for the theme: Hooked on Hexagons! When … Continue reading

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Hexagons and a Giveaway!

It seems like many quilters have a go with hexagons at some point. I have an ongoing hexagon project based on an antique quilt I saw in a book.   It’s been years and the end is nowhere in sight, … Continue reading

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