My Magen David quilt

9 Dec 2009
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This is the  first hexagon quilt that I made by hand.

 I did it row by row and it is still my favorite quilt so far. It was also done with freezer paper.It was machine guilted.

It hanges in our hall way.

 I love working  with my hands and am now ready to start using the machine.

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on 11 Dec 2009 7:14 AM

This is very impressive for your first shot at hexagon quilting! I love the interesting color effects.I too just made my first hexagon quilt but it's very small, and I used the machine. Malke Dubrawsky has a great article on machine hexagon piecing in Quilt Scene if you need some guidance. I followed her technique and it was really helpful.

sha1non wrote
on 21 Dec 2009 5:17 AM

Inspiring!  I have paper pieced hexagons (actually quite a few) but I never seem to do anything with them!  They are quite peaceful  and satisfying to make. 

Second break and I'm still looking at your quilts.  Many thanks.


rjohn78 wrote
on 28 Apr 2013 8:48 AM

I know this is years later, but I saw where you mentioned in a different post that you got this quilt idea from a book. Did the book have a template or pattern with it. I've never done a quilt like this, but want to make one for my mother. Thanks!!