Scrappy Christmas Quilts
I am not a purist - I freely mix and match fabrics across fabric companies. I especially love when the fabrics come from one company because the colors match perfectly. Festive Chickadees from Benartex is just such a company. I mixed it with Festive Season.
|Twisted Hexagon Chickadees. 42" x 47". Blocks are 10" high|
I loved being able to capture those sweet chickadees inside a hexagon. I cut freezer paper hexagons the size I needed then cut a "window" so I could find the perfect motif. The freezer paper is ironed to the fabric and "sticks" so I can cut out the whole hexagon. It can be peeled and reused.
I used my 60 degree triangle ruler to cut both the hexagons and the half-hexagons. It's not magic, but pretty close!
|Cutting half hexagons|
I pulled in a variety of other fabrics and actually cut too many - but then I had enough for a second quilt. These half-hexagons are from the Festive Season collection.
How do the half-hexagons look with that sweet chickadee? So easy to make; just like a log cabin.
|Single Twisted Hexagon block|
And here's one more that combines the hexagons and half hexagons and then some!
|Cardinal Hexagon Table Topper|
|Festive Season Twisted Hexagon wall banner|
I'll be back with some more projects with these fun fabrics!