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    What to do with these...

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    I have made about twenty of these blocks and I want to make some kind of baby quilt where it looks like they are on a cream or white background but i have no clue how to do that. Does anyone have some sort of pattern or tutorial i could follow to do this?

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    Super Member BKrenning's Avatar
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    Add your cream/white triangle to the top left & lower right pieces. Then you can sew the blocks into rows. I did that on some hexagons I had made before I saw a tutorial showing them only sewn in halves and pieced together. Here's the one I did. I used pink to make star points instead of a white background, though. Name:  Orianas Quilt.jpg
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    Here is a rough draft of what a simple version of your blocks could be: Name:  Hex corners.jpg
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    Last edited by BKrenning; 07-16-2012 at 11:17 PM.

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    Senior Member quilticing's Avatar
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    Thank you, Beverly. Your method displayed is right-on. I've taught many to do this and they will now tackle hexagons. They just have to remember 2+1 (two triangles sewn together, then one more to that) then the halves.

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    Thank you so much that was exactly what i was looking for and way easier than all of the weird methods i was trying to come up with lol

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