My Mom sewed this amazing English Paper Pieced Hexagon Quilt and I just had to share it since she doesn’t blog or use Instagram. I watched her piece together different patches of hexies over different visits, saw the quilt top finished, and then finally the complete quilt after she sent it away to be professionally quilted. I think the scrappy quilt border was such a creative touch, I hadn’t seen anything like it before, so I wanted to make sure everyone else could be inspired by it online!
She asked me for a few scraps when I’d be working on a project; the green and orange pieces are also from the
If you’re not familiar with english paper piecing, or EPP, you can see
She calls this an “I Spy” English Paper Pieced Hexagon quilt because all the little hexies have something different to look for with her grandkids. I asked her how many hexies she’d used to make the quilt but neither she nor I felt like counting them up. My kids had so much fun spotting different flowers, animals, counting colors, calling out shapes. They’ve outgrown the
Isn’t the mix of colors so vibrant? I think the blend of florals, geometrics, and other patterns is so fresh and fun.
She backed it with a cheery yellow polka dot and plain blue binding that matches the thinner solid border. Isn’t it beautiful?