I’ve had a few questions about hexagons recently and I keep meaning to post a little hexagon information, so here it is. Finally.
For the hexagons I’m doing, I use the 1 1/2″ hexagon cardstock pieces. (The 1 1/2″ measurement is the length of each of the six sides. That’s where that number comes from.) I bought my pieces from www.paperpieces.com. They arrived super fast. I think it cost me $19.00 for 300 ready-to-use pieces. To me, the price was totally worth not having to spend the time cutting them out myself. And I like that the cardstock gives a little more shape and stability to the process.
Also, I don’t cut out hexagon shaped fabric. I use 3 1/2″ squares. Much faster and easier to cut out.
Hope that helps answer some of those burning questions and gets you ready to start hexing yourself. (That sounds a little like something from Harry Potter.)
In other fun news, my little magnetic pin dish tutorial was featured over at Tipnut.com yesterday. Fun stuff! Have you visited Tipnut.com? Oh my – it’s one of my favorite sites for helpful information (tips, if you will) on a myriad of topics. Great links to craft patterns, recipes, gardening, household, downloads, etc. I love it – it’s one of my go-to sites!
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