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English Paper Piecing: Hexie How To

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(7) Name: 'Quilting : English Paper Piecing: Hexie How To
English Paper Piecing: Hexie How To
English Paper Piecing: Hexie How To

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic sewing skills
  • basic quilting skills

Pattern Description:

English Paper Piecing is a hand stitching technique deeply rooted in the history of sewing. The technique uses paper templates to stabilize fabric and ensure accuracy when piecing complex angles together.

These small bites of fabric can create the most beautiful patterns and fabrics when layered together. Ready to put your scraps to the test? Then click here to download your free Hexie Template and get started today.

This 1.25" free printable template will take the guess work out of cutting and placement. Just print, cut and sew.

Template includes easy tips and tricks to speed your project along.

Visit: http://thesewingloftblog.com/2013/10/08/english-paper-piecing/
to learn more about the history of English Paper Piecing.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Template creates 1.25" finished hexagon


  • paper
  • printer
  • 1.75" x 1.75" fabric scraps

You Will Also Need:

  • hand sewing needle
  • thread

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