Hand sewing, particularly English paper-piecing has experienced a huge resurgence recently, which could be put down to the love of the humble hexagon. This cute six sided shape is everywhere, from quirky shelving in interior magazines, tiling in modern kitchens, and of course in textile and fabric designs.
So why not join in fun and create your very own Hexy cushion, this traditional technique has been brought right up to date and, even though new techniques make it quicker and easier than ever, the lovely repetitive hand sewing motion can still be very meditative in a fast-paced world.
If you'd like a taster, check out my video tutorials on glue basting and sewing your hexies together here.
To make this 17" cushion, you will need;
• Two 2½” x WOF strips in Fabric A
• Four 2½” x WOF strips in Fabric B which will also be the binding
• Four 2½” x WOF strips in Fabric C which is also be the border