A Hexagon Quilt Video Tutorial: The Honey Pot Quilt

I've been planning this little video (below) for you for quite some time. Today I'm featuring hexagons and the fascinating way they fall together to create a beautiful quilt. I'm so happy for the hexagon revival in the sewing world, whether machine pieced, as in my video, or hand sewn, English Paper Piecing style. In this video, I break down the 'Y' seam, step by step to show you that it's actually one of the easiest quilts to make! And, with no blocks to piece together it finishes much faster than traditional quilts!

 photo by Bonnie Christine

photo by Bonnie Christine

This is a pattern that my daughter, Bonnie Christine, and I designed to compliment her fabric line, Sweet As Honey, for Art Gallery Fabrics. All Bonnie's fabrics are available at my online quilt shop with free shipping.

Hexagons

Quilters didn't invent this perfect shape, but, as with may other quilt designs,  we saw the opportunity and adapted it to fabric! Isn't the honeycomb amazing? Our God is great! Hexagons in quilts have been around for a long time. Remember Grandmother's Flower Garden quilts?

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So, let's get started! As always, I offer kits for this featured quilt, The Honey Pot, shown in two colorways, on my shopping page. The kit includes pre-cut hexagons (yay!) to make the 65" x 70" quilt shown in the video, the pattern, and a plastic template, (just in case you add more hexagons or prefer to mark your hexagons before sewing). I hope you catch the hexagon fever! Your grandmother would be proud.

Thanks for visiting with me today! Happy sewing and God bless!