Denniele's Morris Hexathon 1-15
You get two posts today because I hit the wrong button.
Mary Huey's 1- 11
Jeanne at Spiral---2 a week
With only 8 more weeks to go to the finish line of 26 hexies you might want to be thinking about hexathon sets.
The official set.
37 light blue hexagons represent the pieced blocks.
24 dark are unpieced hexagons in the two central rings and then many more around the outside.
See the instructions at this post:
Just set them side by side,
shading in a medallion design as in the antique below.
National Trust of Australia
New South Wales
Koi by Bruce Seeds
Set them with plain hexagons
By Lucy Jones, about 1900
West Virginia project and the Quilt Index
Hexagon stars set with triangles, shaded in dark and light strips.
Cheater cloth from about 1875.
Set them with diamonds
From the Arizona project and the Quilt Index
Need more hexies?
This antique silk version is set with diamonds and
every other hexagon is not pieced.
Ring them with long hexagons.
A set Godey's Lady's Book pictured in 1854.
Stars set with long hexagons of madder brown.
Michigan project and the Quilt Index.
The long shapes can be narrow or wide.
Just ignore the 60 degree geometry.
Laura Knownes, Wedgeplay