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Friday, June 10, 2011

Hexagon Tutorial with Mylar Templates and Giveaway


Hi ya'll!
It's John'aLee
from Nashville, TN
again.


FOLLOWER Gadget is now working...
( for those searching for these templates...
I added my link for you, to those who may not
win my 3 sets) 
Hexagon Templates


I just 'a love comin' over here and chattin' with you all!
Isn't Madam Samm the greatest for bringing us all together?

For today's post I thought I'd share one of my  more
popular blog posts.

It is a tutorial on how to make a Grandmother's Flower Garden
with plastic templates instead
of paper templates.

There's a couple of reasons why I like them so much better.
The biggest being....
one's stitches don't show through to the front
like they do with paper templates.

The other great thing, 
is once you've purchased them
they last a lifetime.
NO more cutting out your own...
or going back and buying more!

So here goes!

 'Hexagon' Tutorial


 So here goes...
 I do a lot of my sewing in the car while traveling...
so I rough cut my pieces out while in the car as well.
I cut the templates 3/8" larger all the way around the template.
Most people tell you to cut them 1/4" larger...
but with the plastic templates...
if they are cut out like that and are not dead on center...
the templates will start to pop out.
They tell you to cut 1/4" larger because
they are figuring on most people hand quilting this project when it is completed...
and any bigger than that leaves an extra layer of fabric to quilt through.
My solution....go in and trim up any excess.
Also...if you cut it at a 1/4" larger and don't have it completely centered...
you will have weak points in your quilt...
where it isn't quite a 1/4" seam.
Place a pin through the middle of the hole and back through
to hold the piece while you work.
Fold over the first corner until you have a crisp edge
and tack two tacking stitches.
(Just a basic whip stitch)
Now with the same needle and thread
travel over to the next point...
fold it over crisply...
and take two stitches at that corner...
Continue around until you come to the last point
before the edge where you started.
At this point take out the pin...
I then kind of pull it tightly
so as to pull out the indentation
from the pin holding the fabric and template together.
Go to the place you started...
take one more stitch
and knot off.


Now butt two templates up side by side
and whip together about 1/8" apart
starting at the very points of each hexagon...

DO NOT HOLD THEM LIKE THIS!!!
NO! NO! NO!


Now I know I may offend other bloggers and hexagon hand piecers out there...
but this is my 'humble' opinion.
I travel across the country doing shows
30-36 weekends a year...
and I see all kinds of quilts.
99% of Hexagon Quilts....
have 'stitches' showing through to the front.
To me...
if one is going to go to all of this handwork...
the last thing you want...
is for your stitches to show through!

This is why I LOVE the plastic templates.
If you place them side by side and stitch them
instead of like the previous picture...
your stitches will NOT show through!


Add another petal to flower center and starting at the top like shown in the picture below...
whip stitch all the way down that template
as well as the previous petal you attached.
The striped piece is the Flower Center
Continue until all flower petals are added.


When you get to the last one...
it is a little  bit funky to hold it...
but this is what I do....


I stitch the petal side to the center of flower
and continuously through the
adjoining petal.


Then I go back and stitch the sides of the first and last petal together...
finishing the flower.


Wa la....
Your flower is finished...
and you can start adding the pieces all the way
around it to make a path...
The templates pictured here are 1" Hexagons

Now to take out the templates so you can reuse them...
You must always keep the templates on the outside
edge of the piece you are working on at all times... 

Once you have completely enclosed a template
all the way around with templates
whipped stitched on each edge..
you then can pull out that middle template.

I go to each one of my basting threads
that I originally secured the plastic template with...
and clip them.
This will release the template so you 
can gently take it out...
Now on this piece...
I can go take out all of the templates
except for the raspberry colored hexagons
on the outer edge...


And then you have your final unit
all completed...



These little templates are addicting.
I also  love them because
they are easy to  travel with.


And we are going to be giving 3 sets away!

And you can increase your chances by winning
by leaving a comment here...
and/or by becoming a follower or subscriber over at my blog! 

Make sure to let me know in an additional comment
if you signed up at my blog!

Happy Sewing Ladies!




OHHH WINNERS we have 3 of you who won
these Hexagon templates...

#1 is Wendi
#2 is Katie M
#3 is Roos

( all have been notified, they are sew darn excited too)
one of them has even been trying to make them...wink Katie...

Those who did not win...you can always connect with John'alee
on the top right..she has some now in stock....
thank you to all who commented and became new followers of both
the blogs..YOU sew ROCK


215 comments:

  1. I had always winder how to attach the hexagons without stitches showing. Thanks for showing me!

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  2. I am about to start a new english paper piece project and, yes, the threads show through on my last quilt. I would be totally willing to try this type of template...I imagine it would take a lot of them to do a large quilt...even if you took the center ones out!

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  3. Would so love to win this I have never done hexagons, if I win this I will have to!!

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  4. I wouldn't mind having a set of these templates! Nice work by the way and it does look addictive, I love hand piecing.
    Karen
    http://karensquilting.com/blog/

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  5. I just added you to my google reader.
    Karen
    http://karensquilting.com/blog/

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  6. The "followers" block didn't pop up when I went to your blog...blogger is up to it's old tricks, I guess....so I signed up to subscribe to your blog! I love it, and spent some time looking around there! Thanks for the chance to win!
    Jacque in SC
    quiltnsrep(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  7. I love, love making my hexagon flowers...but you are so right, I am TIRED of the paper templates! I hope I can win these nifty plastic ones! Two times being used, and they are shot! (And my threads did show, ya know?!) Thanks for the chance to win!
    Jacque in SC
    quiltnsrep(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  8. I signed up as a follower of your blog! You do amazing things with fabric!
    www.scraps-a-plenty.blogspot.com

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  9. I have never tried hexagons before but you make me want to try!

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  10. Thanks for showing how to keep the stitches from showing. I have asked many people and no one does it like you do. I hate for stitches to show.

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  11. Your hexagons are so beautiful and crisp! Thanks for the tips, I need to try some of those templates!

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  12. Well, this is a very interesting post! Since I've never done hexagons, I won't have to re-learn a different way of sewing them--I'll just learn the right way upfront. Thanks so much for the quick tutorial. I hope I win so I can try it out!

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  13. Wow - I love these plastic templates - sure hope I can win a set and I will be all ready to start my hexie quilt - as soon as I find that gorgeous fabric to use!!! Wonderful giveaway. Judy C

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  14. EBlogger is not letting the followers gadget work - but I did sign up for the email notification. Wonderful opportunity to win templates. Thank you Judy C

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  15. I would love to try this....Thanks for the giveaway!! Amy

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  16. Oh yeah, I'm a new follower over on your blog!

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  17. Thank you for the great tutorial. I always hated how the stitches showed!

    The templates certainly do look more sturdy than the paper ones. Much better this way !

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  18. I already followed your blog through Google reader.

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  19. The way you join is the same why that I do! I hate the stitches showing in the front. I love hexagons and would love to win those templates!

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  20. Wow...I just talked to a lady at our guild meeting who cut her hexies out by hand! this would be a wonderful thing to win! Thank you. =)

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  21. You do really nice work and I already follow you. I'm going to post your cute button too.

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  22. I just started following your blog...now to go visit your shop...who doesn't love a sale! and 20% off, wow! =) Thanks again!

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  23. I loved your tutorial, thank you for visiting with us on Samm's blog.

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  24. Would love to make a hexagon quilt but not without plastic templates. I can't imagine cutting them by hand. Thanks for showing us how to make them w/o stitches showing!

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  25. Very nice tutorial. Beautiful work. Do you use premade templates or do you make your own. What kind of plastic template material is used, the kind that you can iron over?

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  26. Wow it looks so easy with the mylar! Thanks for sharing!

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  27. Thanks sew much for the tut. I've been thinking about doing some hexies and these plastic ones look like the way to go. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  28. Lovely - now I know how to keep my stitches from showing. Thanks for the tip about the seam allowance.

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  29. I'm not a big hexie lover, but if I were, I'd surely do it your way! Great post!

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  30. I think these templates look fantastic! What a great handwork project. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  31. I am now a happy follower of your blog.

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  32. Oops, additional comment I already follow you:)

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  33. I love paper piecing and have always used the paper templates. I'll have to give the plastic templates a try. Thanks for the tutorial

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  34. I am now a follower, you never have enough of the plastic templates.

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  35. great tutorial. I'm teetering at the edge and I would jump into the hexie world if I won your templates. thanks for the chance to win.

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  36. neat! I've been wanting to try those hexes! thanks for the winning chance!

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  37. Oh gosh... ive tried this with paper, but it was not the best.. i think i cut the sizes to weird. Would love the chance to use the mylar!

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  38. Plastic template would be a welcome addition to my hexagon take-along kit...I've been using cardstock. Thanks for sharing your tips!

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  39. I now follow Scrappy Appleyard :)

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  40. Thanks for information about hexies.

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  41. I loved your tutorial. I have always wanted to do a Hexie so winning these templates would get me off to a good start. Thank you.

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  42. I haven't tried plastic. I used cardstock and actually didn't care for them that well. I need to have a re-go at it! Thanks John'aLee!

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  43. Thanks for the tutorial! I have been wanting to try the hexagons forever - maybe this will be the push I needed!

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  44. A hexigon project has been on my to-do list forever. I'd love to be entered in your give away. Love your fabrics, by the way. I think I need a pink quilt just for me!

    Angela in TX

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  45. I would love to try this!! You make it look sew easy!

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  46. I signed up as a follower of your blog and for your newsletter as well

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  47. I learned alot from this - thank you for sharing. Hexies is on my list for next hand project. I was not aware of the plastic templates and would love to give it a try. I really like the "take it" projects so I always feel I am quilting even when I don't have the time otherwise.

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  48. I have tons of fabric cut to start making hexi's but I haven't done it yet. Thanks for the tip about mylar. I had no idea.

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  49. I've been a follower for a long time. You have a fabulous blog!

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  50. These look wonderful! Thanks for sharing these.

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  51. I always take 'hexies' with me on a trip - this will be even better. Thanks for the suggestions.

    Hugs - Marie

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  52. What a great tutorial! it was the stitches showing at the front that always put me off starting hexies! Thank you!

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  53. I just did my first ever hexagons last evening and I was not pleased with the look upon joining. I figured there had to be a better way and here you are! Thank you, now to give it a try and hope that the paper templates I'm using will play nice :-) OH, and I did go 'follow' your blog, what a great blog you have!!!

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  54. I love your technique! thank you for the tutorial and lovely giveaway!

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  55. i am a new follower of your blog! thanks again!

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  56. I must say these are really beautiful. I've never made this pattern at all because I've always been afraid of it but you made it look easy. blessings, marlene

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  57. i have done 2 hexi quilts and have been thinking of doing another, but the thought of cutting hundreds of paper templates stops me, this would revolutionise my process, thanks for the opportunity

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  58. You make it look so easy! I do not care much for hand sewing, but this looks managable and kind of fun!
    Julie in WA
    prjule at gmail dot com

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  59. I enjoyed this tutorial and am really wanting to try it out...so I guess I need some templates!

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  60. You do make it look easy... i think i'll get these for my next road trip....

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  61. Fabulous idea and the templates can be used over and over again.

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  62. Love this tutorial! I've had hexagons on my mind for the last month and now that you've made them look so easy, I can't wait to try. Thank you!

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  63. I have wanted to try this method... Having never sewn anything by hand, I feel it would be educational.

    Thanks for the opportunity!

    Paul
    www.OutnumberedQuilter.com

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  64. I've been a follower of your blog for some time now.

    Paul
    www.OutnumberedQuilter.com

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  65. I've never heard of the plastic templates! How wonderful and your tutorial is so well done!! Thanks!

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  66. This explains sew much! Thank you for the great tutorial!!

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  67. I need to get some of those templates. My biggest problem with hexagons is making them precise enough that when sewn together they lay flat! You answered several questions I had. Thank you!

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  68. Oh, and I followed you on your blog. I already had an email subscription, but now I'm an official "follower". :-)

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  69. Wow I love the plastic templates, and I will definitely have the try sewing them together side-by-side instead of on top of each other, I never thought to do it that way!

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  70. Well now I know what to do with that package of plastic templates sitting in a basket up in my sewing room! I learned on paper templates and wasn't comfortable with the plastic ones...until now!! I now think I may give them a whirl. I like precise pictures with a tutorial and yours were great! Thank you..Oh BTW, I've been a long time follower. Come visit me over at grandmamas stories.
    Blessings
    Gmama Jane

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  71. Great tutorial! I have been thinking about getting the templates but didn't know if I wanted to make the investment. Now I know how to use them, so I hope I win some. If not, I will be headed for the store! Thank you so much.

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  72. great tutorial! I thought it was impossible to sew hexies without showing stitches...

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  73. Oh, I follow your blog, too!

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  74. I am officially a follower of The Scrappy Appleyard. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  75. That is a great tutorial! Now, I totally want/need those templates!! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  76. THANK YOU!!! I have made a couple mini hexagon quilts and my stitches DO show through! (A little.) Now I know why! What a great tute!
    KZK

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  77. The mylar templates sound like a great idea! I've a stack of vintage fabrics and half done hexie blocks, so I appreciate learning how to do it! Thanks!

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  78. I'm heading out on a trip fairly soon and I decided that hexagons would be a perfect traveling companion. Thanks for a great tutorial.

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  79. And though your follower thing didn't show up on your blog, I added your blog to the list on my blog, so will now be a follower!

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  80. Great tutorial, I like seeing a new way to sew without the stitches showing, Previously I ended up using a hidden stitch instead of a whip stitch to keep my stitches from showing, so this looks like something to try out.

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  81. I love this tutorial. I love the idea of plastic templates that are reusable. I bookmarked this post! Thanks!

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  82. I am already a follower of your blog. I always enjoy your posts. :)

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  83. I am a follower. Thank you for a second chance to win a set!

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  84. EPP is so easy to carry with you, would love to give these templates a go.

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  85. I am just starting an EPP project - would love to give these templates a try!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  86. I am already a follower on the Scrappy Appleyard blog - Thanks again!

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  87. I am a new follower and would love to do hexagons!Thank you also for the tutorial.

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  88. Love the way you sew the hex's together! I have been doing a modified ladder stitch to attach mine, you way might be easier...I'll have to try it!

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  89. I love sewing hexagons but don't like my stitches showing, can't wait to try your method. Plastic templates rule, sooooo tired of paper!

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  90. I am already a follower of Scrappy Appleyard blog

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  91. What a great tutorial!!! I've always wanted to do a hex quilt but it looked so intimidating - that is until today :)

    Thanks for the chance to win your templates!

    Lucy

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  92. I am now a follower of your Scrappy Appleyard blog blog and would love to be entered in your giveaway!!!

    Lucy

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  93. Thank you! I have the problem with my stitches showing through--now I know why!!
    Deb from clutteredquilter.blogspot.com

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  94. This is so cool! I've never quilted before, but this tutorial is really really nice, I'd like to start quilting now, haha! It looks like an awesome way to use scraps too, i think Ill make a biiigggg blanket :) after some practice of course

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  95. I am now a follower of your blog also!

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  96. Great tutorial. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  97. Thanks for your tips - I've never tried hexies and you have answered quite a few questions. Thanks!

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  98. Just letting you know that I went to your blog and signed up as a follower. Thanks!

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  99. Since everyone in blogland seems to be making hexies, I have wanted to try some. Now, since I have your wonderful tutorial, I won't be frustrated and can join in the fun.

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  100. Your follower button was not working so I signed up for your email newsletter.

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  101. About 15 years ago, I started on hexies( and other forms) stitching through the paper, then I started to "liesel" , a German word, learning to stitch only the seam allowance and using little clips to hold the fabric down, now I learned how to stitch the hexies together in a new way( new to me). Thanks a lot!
    KarinM.

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  102. Oh I would love to win these templates , that seems like the perfect way to make the hexies ,thanks so much for the chance.

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  103. Ia m now a follower of your blog and I love your Buttercream quilt , just adorable!

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  104. NEAT TUTORIAL!
    THANKS FOR SHARING!

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  105. John'aLee - You know I love these babies!!

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  106. HAPPILY FOLLOWING YOU!

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  107. I totally agree about the stitches showing. Great tutorial.

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  108. Those templates really give a crisp and much more polished look to the quilt - I hate working with papers and now I know how not to get stitches showing on the front, thankyou!

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  109. Loved your tutorial, they actually seem easier to do than I thought they were. I might have to give this a try now!!

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  110. Great tutorial...I think I may be able to do this!!

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  111. Oh...and I now follow your blog via Google Reader...

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  112. I've never tried this method - would love to win the pieces so I could try!

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  113. Great tutorial. I've been using the paper templates and didn't know where to find the plastic ones. Thanks!

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  114. These must be great templates, because nobody ever sells them 2nd hand on eBay... Thanks for the photos on completing a round, I was stumped there.

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  115. I really need to give up on my paper templates and come over to the bright side of plastic templates. It looks so easy.

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  116. I am a follower of your blog. Have been for awhile.

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  117. This is one of the best tutes for hexies I've seen! Thanks.

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  118. I'm now a follower of The Scrappy Appleyard.

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  119. Great Tut. Very clear and so many pics. Would love to give this a try. nanasew at gmail dot com

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  120. Would love a chance to try working with these... have lots of little scraps that would be perfect for hexies.
    wtrstone (@) aol (dot) com

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  121. Would really love to use these. I had started something like this years ago but made my own plastic pieces out of old lids of plastic containers. Talk about alot of work. Winning them or buying them now would be much easier!

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  122. I'm a big fan of grandmother's garden!!!!, thank you for the tutorial, would love to give a bite to the templates!!!!

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  123. One of THE BEST tutorials I've seen anywhere online. Thanks so much for introducing me to plastic templates...I've used paper ones and always wished the process could be easier. I'm heading over to your blog as we speak.

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  124. sign me up! i'd like to give these a try. thanks for your toot. ; )

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  125. Love it! I think I'd make hexagons if I didn't have to cut out the patterns and the fabric. Thanks for showing how to keep the connecting stitches from showing.

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  126. I'd love to try this technique! Hexagons can be addicting! o:)
    Denise in PA
    dlwharp(at)yahoo(.)com

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  127. I've been wanting to start a grandmother's flower garden quilt but I've been nervous about showing stitches, thanks for the advice and the giveaway. kcarlson1152[at]hotmail.com

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  128. Gotta try that hidden stitch technique! Genius!

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  129. I'd love to try these! I have some LONG car trips ahead this summer and really need something to keep me busy.
    cjnid AT imaxmail DOT net

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  130. Great tutorial. I learned a lot!

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  131. I am a follower!
    Beckie in Brentwood, TN

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  132. I am a follower on google reader. Thanks for a chance to win the hexagon templates.

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  133. Thanks for a great tutorial. I would love to try the plastic templates - it all looks so simple.

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  134. Those Plastic Hexagons are so clever!! Thank you for taking the time to show us so clearly how to use them!

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  135. I am a hexaculturalist and would love to win those mylar templates. Thank you for such a great tutorial.

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  136. I am now a humble follower. You work is so beautiful.

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  137. Great tute! I have some of these templates in the mail on their way to me, so I'm glad to learn how to use them. :)

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  138. Grandmother's flower garden is one of my favorites....I use the little paper hexies though. Love the fabric you chose for your tutorial...beautiful.

    Smiles,
    Kelly

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  139. I love hexies and would verry much like to try these templates. However, I would like to share some of my experiences doing english paperpiecing. I have my hexagons put rigth sides together, when I sew, and it gives me no problems - no thread visible on the top of my quilt. I have tree tips: Have the darker haxagon towards yourself, Stitch towards yourself (noy like in the picture) an most important Use a thread that matches the darkest fabric. You might have to change thread often, but it looks so much better!

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  140. This is a wonderfully clear tutorial. I have never really wanted to try hexies -- til now!

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  141. I now officially follow the Scrappy Appleyard!

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  142. excellent tutorial - I love the no stitches showing! thanks for a chance to win - laurie

    llsbaskets@comcast.net

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  143. I am now a follower :) thanks for a chance to win - laurie

    llsbaskets@comcast.net

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  144. I've been so wanting to get started hexagoning! This would certainly push me over the edge. Thanks, by the way, for the excellent tutorial and technique tips. Very helpful!

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  145. This is a very interesting post. I'm interested in trying hexies because they make such pretty patterns. Thanks you.

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  146. TUS HEXAGONOS SON GENIALES,ME ENCANTÓ EL TUTORIAL,MUY BIEN EXPLICADO.GRACIAS.PATRICIA

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  147. I'm taking a class from my guild in July on how to make hexagons, so these would be great to win! I have a hexagon quilt my grandma made for my wedding quilt. The fabric she used is satin and she used hand cut paper templates when she made it. No plastic ones available way back then! I am the only grand that got a satin quilt...wonder why?! :) (She did say she was ready to burn it int he trash quite a few time!)

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  148. I subscribed to your blog and have activated it through feedbburner!

    Thanks!
    Sandy A

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  149. I have seen so many beautiful quilts using these templates, now I know why, it looks absolutely addictive. Thank you for sharing this tutorial. It would be a hoot to win a set.

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  150. I've tried to make my own hexie papers so my hexagons are a bit wonky. Would be great to have the reusable templates so can make faster progress on my gfc. Right now it looks like a ten year project! LOL. I follow scrappyappleyard and stashmanicure - look for the butterfly avatar.

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  151. This is my additional comment that follow the scrappyappleyard blog.

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  152. It's a great tutorial. I just bought a package of 1 inch and 3/4 inch paper hexagons, but these look easier to handle.
    Thanks for a chance to win some.

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  153. I already had you in my Google Reader, but became an 'official' follower now :-))

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  154. I've never done hexagons, but I'd love to try-they are so beautiful! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  155. I would love a chance to play with these hexies. The look wonderful. Thank you!

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  156. I've wanted to try hexies, and this would be a great way for me to be forced to do it. And thanks for the instructions on how to sew them together. I've never seen your way before.

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  157. I'm a follower on the Sew We Quilt blog

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  158. I'm a new follower at The Scrappy Appleyard

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  159. I've often wondered about the plastic templates. I really do not like when the stitches show on the front. It makes all my hard work look so messy.

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  160. I'm a new follower over at your blog :)

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  161. I love English Paper Piecing! How pretty!
    Thanks for sharing, I am going to try your way of sewing together!

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  162. Also I am a follower of your blog!

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  163. I love to do English paper piecing, but I use the paper templates. I would love to win a set of the plastic templates. Thanks for the directions on how to sew them together without the stitches showing.

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  164. I never thought to try your way of stitching the pieces together...thanks for sharing!

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  165. I signed up to follow your blog. :)

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  166. I'm the newest Johna's follower, yay!!!

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  167. I've just begun a hexie project (my first one) and have been frustrated with the stitches showing. Thanks for the tips on how to hold them. I don't know if it will work with the paper templates I have, but I can try. jmniffer

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  168. I now follow your blog. Thanks again for the tutorial and tips. jmniffer

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  169. Oh, I'd love to win those templates. I've always want to do a hexi! I'm already a follower. Thank you for the tutorial.

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  170. Ok, I give in! I have to give this a try! Do you gave a preferred thread? I thought I heard to ensure your threads don't show you should also use a lighter color than the fabric. I hope I win!

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  171. P.s.I'm now following you on your blog!

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  172. Thanks for the tutorial. I would love to win a set of the plastic hexagon templates. Thanks!

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  173. Thanks for the tutorial! I love hand-stitching so winning these would be awesome!

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  174. Great tutorial! The plastic templates is an awesome idea! I've always wanted to give this quilt method a try.

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  175. This looks like fun, I've never tried it!

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  176. The tutorial was perfect. Thank you. Can't wait to try my first hexi! And I really like your fabric colors. So spring like. Think I'll head on over to your blog now...

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  177. Thank you for this great tutorial. I never saw such hexagon templates before but they seems very handy....

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  178. Thanks sew much for the tutorial, I haven't started on a hexagon quilt yet because I didn't like the idea of my stitches showing through, but now there is nothing to stop me, well maybe finding some time.

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  179. Great tutorial!! Love the fabric and tips!!

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  180. I'm so glad you've explained how not to show the stitches on the front. If I'm not the lucky one I will need to find some of these. Would be great for my summer holidays, a lot of cardriving is awaiting!
    Thanks a lot!

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  181. I have been seeing Hexagon quilts in progress everywhere and I sooo want to give it a try. Thanks for showing me how! I wasn't sure how to put them together and this was the perfect tutorial. Thank you, Thank you! Winning these templates would be super cool too!!

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  182. I am a hexie lover and EPP lover too. I cut my own paper pieces. These Mylar templates will definitely last me a lifetime of piecing! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  183. I'm already following your blog :)

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  184. Thanks for the very clearly explained hexagon tutorial. I really appreciate the tips, especially that you should rough cut them about 3/8". Last time I tried hexagons I became too frustrated and I think it was because I cut them 1/4 ".

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  185. I just subscribed to your blog. Thanks!

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  186. I love hexies! But right now I make my own out of the 'postcard inserts' in my quilting magazines. Would love to win some mylar templates! Thank you!
    I have signed up for your blog also!

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  187. I just learned something again! fantastic tutorial. :) Thank you so much.

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