The hexagons in this pattern are all 1/2 hexagons, so it’s best to use fabric that doesn’t have to be “matched up” or that can be easily matched when sewing the two halves together.
Finished Quilt size: 52” x 70”
1/2 yard each of 7 fabrics
1 1/2 yards background fabric
1/2 yard binding
3 yards backing (pieced horizontally) OR 4 yards (pieced lengthwise - 1 seam!)
What you will need:
Modern Slant pattern
sewing machine with a 1/4" foot & sewing machine manual
sewing machine needles, thread, scissors, seam ripper, pins,
rotary cutter, quilting ruler (6"x 12” or larger), we have cutting mats in the classroom.
basic sewing supplies
One sheet template plastic and fine point sharpie to trace hexagons OR -
Optional Hex-n-More ruler by Jaybird quilts
Please press all fabric prior to class
Pre-cut background fabric into the following rectangles:
Cut fabric Length of Fabric (LOF) (52”)
25" x 52” (LOF)
10” x 52” (LOF)
3” x 52” (LOF)
Optional Baby size quilt… see pattern for fabric requirements.