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Thread: Tutorial on Hickory Nut quilt blocks

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    Stitch across the edge a place a stitch just across the side edge of the tail fold. Then backstitch a couple of stitches to hold in place. Cut thread and remove block.
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    Press with an iron and it's done! Use a zigzag stitch to stitch the blocks together and make it however big and in whatever shape you want. :D
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    Im gnna try it tomorrow...your directions are better than the ones that come with it. It still looks hard but I think Ill figure it out. Hugs,Caroline(RIVER)

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    I love this....but I can't find the templates. Did you get it online?

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    Oh my gosh eddie! I am so glad you did this detailed tutorial with pictures. The tiny sheet that comes with the set was really hard to understand. I am going to try this right away too. Mine came in the mail late today. :D Woo Hoo!!

    Thanks so much for everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tabby1957
    I love this....but I can't find the templates. Did you get it online?
    Hi Tabby,

    The templates for this are sold by a LQS here in Arkansas called Hickory Hill Quilt and Sewing Center. They are their own design and they sell them in their shop. They're about a 1/2 hour away from me, so I went over there last week and bought some for members here who wanted one and mailed them to them. It'll probably be a while before I head over that way again, but if you want to contact them directly I feel pretty sure they would do mail order for you. Their e-mail address is [email protected] If they can't do mail order for you, then let me know and I can get you one the next time I'm over there. It may be a couple of weeks or so, though.

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    thank you Eddie....I'll give them a call tomorrow.

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    I tried one this morning. It was a disaster,but I can do it now. My problem was the pressing and burning my fingers. I think I am going to make cardboard templates to use to press them around for better creases....Yours look so nice!!

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    Great tute Eddie. I am definitely going to have to call and get some templates!! Thank you!

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    Thanks Eddie. Pictures always help. Can't wait to try this.

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    Thanks for the great tutorial Eddie! i think i would like to get this template set for my DIL who is new to quilting..this would be a great beginner project..she would be quilting as she went along!
    i will see if they will sell me one and mail it..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie
    Here's the template set. You can see that it's a hexagon shape and the "shell" is the outer ring and the "nut" is the inner hexagon. The ring is 1" larger than the nut all the way around. So the nut is the finished size of the block. This nut is 3.5" across top to bottom, so the ring is 5.5" across top to bottom.
    Is this set the small, medium or large set?

    Thanks Eddie for the great tutorial.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sewsewquilter
    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie
    Here's the template set. You can see that it's a hexagon shape and the "shell" is the outer ring and the "nut" is the inner hexagon. The ring is 1" larger than the nut all the way around. So the nut is the finished size of the block. This nut is 3.5" across top to bottom, so the ring is 5.5" across top to bottom.
    Is this set the small, medium or large set?

    Thanks Eddie for the great tutorial.
    This is the Small set that I did the demo with above, and the size is wrong in my original quote above - I should have said that it is 2.5" finished size from top to bottom, not 3.5". The Small set is 2.5" finsihed size, the Large set is 3.5" finished size, and the Extra Large set is 6.5" finished size.

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    Thanks Eddie! You're the best.

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    Eddie, thanks for an excellent lesson here. I've bought just a regular hexagon template today and am going to give this a try before the holidays. A few years back we had the attached post and some really cute Christmas ornaments. Take a look. You need to scroll down a bit for the pictures.

    http://www.quiltingboard.com/posts/list/580.page

    Fun! Aren't they?

    Thanks again.
    Yvonne

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    Could you provide a link to the template? I really like that idea but am having no luck finding the template...Thanks....

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    Hi Evelyn,

    The templates for this are sold by a LQS here in Arkansas called Hickory Hill Quilt and Sewing Center. They are their own design and they sell them in their shop. They're about a 1/2 hour away from me, so I went over there last week and bought some for members here who wanted one and mailed them to them. It'll probably be a while before I head over that way again, but if you want to contact them directly I feel pretty sure they would do mail order for you. Their e-mail address is [email protected] If they can't do mail order for you, then let me know and I can get you one the next time I'm over there. It may be a couple of weeks or so, though.

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    I somehow missed this tutorial, Eddie. Excellent! Your instructions and pictures were very easy for me to understand. Thank you!

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    those are cute would make a cute tree ornament
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    OK I just called and placed my order for all 3 stencils..at first glance thought I could make some myself out of template plastic..then decided just as easy to call and order them.plus we need to support our local shops!....plus i think after I take them to work...maybe the owner of the shop will want to order some wholesale--so HIckory Hill quilt shop said they may consider doing that ...I will call back later after we get them and play with them ourselves!

    Eddie...I told them to thank you for all the business! :-) :lol:

    You should at least get a discount on some fabric! :mrgreen:

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    That's great! Glad they were able to do mail order for you. They're a really great little shop, I love going by there. It's about a 1/2 hour from here, but worth the drive over whenever I do get over that way.

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    One of my friends on QUILT IN A DAY send me to this site. Thanks sew much for sharing this. i must get the templates.

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    Wonderful tutorial! The instructions are very clear and it's great that you included a picture of every step. I do, however, have a question on step/picture HQN-21: Why a kite tail? Wouldn't it be just as easy to fold down all the edges and make one continuous line of stitching? What am I missing here? Thanks.

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    You could do that, but when I was doing it seemed rather difficult to make that last fold because that first fold would have to be undone and the right side of the kite tail edge then stuck underneath that first fold. Kind of like when you have a carboard box and you are folding the 4 flaps under each other and you have to kind of lift one up to slide the last one under it so that all of the edges are holding each other down.

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    Good point. Hadn't considered that the last "corner" would have to be tucked under the first fold. I like the analogy to closing a cardboard box! Thanks.

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