With hexies being the buzz word in quilting, we’ve put together this set of free hexagon templates for you to use in your sewing and quilting.
This handy set of templates for quilting contains all you need to stitch honeycomb hexagon quilts, or print them out and use them to unwind with some soothing English Paper Piecing.
- Quilt School: how to piece hexagons
- Happy hexies! English Paper Piecing Tutorial
- Free pentagon templates for patchwork
We’ve put together this set of free hexagon patterns in five different sizes so you can print out as many as you need. Simply download the pdf, print, snip and sew. Look out for lots of hexagon quilts love in the magazine, and here on the blog!
13 of the best patchwork hexagon quilts to try
Looking for inspiration for hexagon quilt ideas to make with your free hexagon patterns? How about these awesome quilts from some of our favourite designers?
- Sew a honeycomb! Machine piece a speedy hexagon patchwork quilt with Lou Orth’s Golden Hour honeycomb design in issue 74.
2. Get clever Another nifty machine piecing method – check out Melanie Collette’s clever use of white space in issue 72 – no EPP papers needed!
4. More beehive inspiration as Florence Knapp’s goes low volume in her English Paper Pieced hexagon quilt pattern from issue 9.
5 Piece by piece Ditch the tricky seams and piece Lynne Goldsworthy’s clever hexagon quilt in half hexies and triangles (this was our cover star for issue 16)
6 Oh the ombré! Baste, stitch and go with this rainbow hexagon quilt pattern from Nicole Daksiewicz, using a super speedy cheat method of piecing hexagons.
7. Mid Century Modern: Opt for the traditional method of English Paper Piecing with this lovely Mid Century Modern project to add vintage style to your home. Designed by Laura Pritchard for issue 18.
8.Hexagon baby quilt idea: This ombre hexies baby quilt pattern was a collaboration with Brother that we featured back in issue 21.
9. Go super-sized: Give any room of the house an instant update with this hexagon floor mat by Caroline Hulse for issue 27.
10. Try Tumbling Blocks: Reene Witchard shows you how to use tumbling EPP shapes to make this striking hexagon quilt pattern in issue 33.
11. Embellish a pouch: Try appliqué and embroidering your hexies on to a zip-up pouch – as we’ve done with Kate Webber’s Busy Bees pouch design from issue 66.
12: Treat your tech: English Paper Piece a hexagon patchwork laptop case with our free tutorial!
13: Hoop Art: Fussy cut a fairytale hexagon patchwork hoop! For if you want to sew up some happy hexies but don’t have time to make a whole quilt top!