TBT ~ Little Hexies Edition

I think my favorite shape in quilting must be the hexagon. I know, having a favorite shape is a bit odd, but there you have it. I fit the profile! I thought it might be fun to look back at some of the hexie quilts I have made over the years. I have made so many that I am going to break this up into two posts. Today I am sharing some of the small quilts I have made with hexies.

The hexies in this first one are a mere 1/2 inch across.


These are a bit bigger at one inch. This was hand quilted every 3/8 inch. These fabrics were from the very first Smithsonian collection. Remember that?


Back to the teeny tiny half inchers, this time in vintage fabrics.


This one also has tiny hexies, I copied the center of an antique quilt I used to own.


Liberty of London hexies!


Okay, these are honeycombs, but technically, they are still hexies!


More Liberty hexies.20140605-210254.jpg

I know this one is old because I hand pieced it when Daughter #2 was in dance class. She was 4 or 5 at the time.


This one appeared in Quilt Almanac in the late 1990s.


Okay, not a quilt, but a pincushion I made from a quilt shop giveaway kit.


Machine pieced sometime in the last year!


A mug rug.


Whew! That’s a bunch of littles! Next time I will share come of my bigger hexie finishes.

Have a great day!


About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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11 Responses to TBT ~ Little Hexies Edition

  1. anudge says:

    Those are all beautiful. I can see why the hexagon would be your preference.

  2. Sandi says:

    Oh my goodness, these are all wonderful. Hugs,

  3. Wow, you are a hexie mad woman! I was never a fan of hexies until recently and now I can’t stop making them. I love ALL of these little treasures.

  4. Monique D (B-Maransart) says:

    De très beaux ouvrages. J’aime aussi les hexagones. Ils sont très agréables à travailler.

  5. Sandra B says:

    Katy, all these little quilts are great!! I especially like the ones that have the stars!!
    Thanks so much for sharing! Lots of inspiration!!

  6. LuAnn says:

    Love your hexagon quilts. That’s one of my favorite shapes, too. Looking forward to more!

  7. Julierose says:

    Really wonderful little hexagon pieces…love that first one especially hugs, Julierose

  8. Val W says:

    Sweet little pieces of art. I especially like the Liberty of London prints set with the cream triangles.

  9. piecefulwendy says:

    Katy, you never fail to inspire me! A friend recently brought me three Liberty of London prints, and I’ve been wondering what to do with them. I have a pattern with some hexies. Hmm. You may have given me an idea!

  10. Ruth K says:

    Love all the small hexies! Hard to work with the 1/2″ one and getting them sp perfect.

  11. Kathi says:

    Love all your little hexi projects.. esp the pin cushion! Looking forward to your bigger projects tomorrow.. or next Thursday 🙂 Kathi

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