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5 inch Hexagon Template Printable and Baby Quilt Pattern

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I know what you’re thinking….5 inch hexagon template?! Who uses that?  I’ll tell you who- me!  I get these wild and crazy ideas to make things extra large, or extra tiny.

This time I went extra large with the hexagons.  They eat up fabric like nobodys business {perfect for a scrap quilt!} and because they are so big, they are easy to sew.

What else is 5″ in size?  That’s right a charm pack!  A few years ago my quilting group even did a nickle or 5″ square swap.  I am over run with that size it seams like.

5 inch hexagon template printable / patchworkposse.com

This is the largest size I have sewn hexagons.  I have done a few others at slightly smaller- around 3″ or so, but these are seriously mongo.  But not in a scarry way.  Using this size quickly fills up the center of a quilt top– or a quilt block for that matter!

Want to give the 5″ Hexagons a try?  Download the templates and sew away!

Download the pdf file for this project from my free resource library.

Get the password for the library including this free pattern!

I had sewn together a little baby hexegon quilt –using a charm pack + a few pieces.  For this project I didn’t sew anything by hand, it was all sewn with machine and a satin stitch or zig zag stitch along the outside edges.  Super Simple!


Hexagon Baby Quilt Pattern / patchworkposse.com

Grab a pile of 5″ fabric squares and sew yourself an extra large hexagon quilt! This baby sized quilt is perfect for beginners. No hand sewing required. All applique is machine sewn.  You can use matching thread, invisible thread, or go for an all over white or black.  It does take a little bit of sewing time, but will be quicker than if sewn by hand!

The first border is a piping border {without the inside rope}.  It lays flat, but gives a little pop and stop to the border.   Finished size is 28″ X 34″  Just big enough to snuggle in.

Included in the pattern:
* Diagrams for steps
* Easy to follow instructions
* Full size printable template for hexagon

The template for the 5″ Hexi’s are also included in the Hexagon Baby Quilt Pattern–

Available Here for Purchase

What size of templates are your favorite for English Paper Piecing?


6 thoughts on “5 inch Hexagon Template Printable and Baby Quilt Pattern

  1. Lori

    5″ 5″ Becky my friend made me make a quilt using those little 1″ doo-dad, wish I had your pattern when she suggested I make that quilt. Will down load pattern and try again and not @#$%^^& so much while doing it….. Thanks for the template….

  2. Margaret R

    When you sew them together, are you sewing them to a foundation fabric of some kind or just butting them together and sewing?

  3. Teresa in Music City

    Thanks for the pattern! I’ve been seeing large hexi quilts and itching to play with them to see what I could come up with :*)

  4. Jane

    Why do we need to sign agreement to put more tabs on the computer? I do want the attern but not the stuff that goes with it.

  5. Becky

    The pattern shows the method, but they are laid on the foundation pieced and sewn to it.

  6. Shannah @ Just Us Four

    I love hexagons! Thanks so much for sharing this at the Pinworthy Projects Party.

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