More Grand Illusion Hexagons for English Paper Piecing
Back in May I did a blog post about this awesome collection by Windham Fabrics: Grand Illusion. The motifs were SO perfect for a 2" EPP hexagon. Do you remember these?
I give them the name "Marie" because that's what Katja Marek calls them in her "The New Hexagon" book. This is a traditional block, so you can call it Sally or Martha or even Debby!
|Two Marie blocks using 3 hexagons and 3 diamonds|
|Fussy cutting the medallion motifs using a freezer paper "window"|
|Hexagons for my Marie blocks|
|Grand Illusion border print|
|Grand Illusion fabrics|
And one more Marie block with the red and black print diamonds:
|Auditioning my diamonds|
|Cutting fabric diamonds|
The first one I call Twisted Hexagon. As you can see, the half hexagons can go clock-wise or counter clock-wise. I auditioned them one way, but sewed them another!
|Twisted Hexagon finished|
|Wagon Wheel block|
And just in case you're still with me, you can see the Rose Star quilt I made using this collection. Click the link and you can read about it. And you can find my Rose Star pattern in my Etsy shop. It is a hard copy pattern with an acrylic template. Check it out!
|Rose Star quilt using Grand Illusion|