Quilt patterns using hexagons: 366 all-new possibilities! (+ giveaway)

Get ready for a whopping 366 new twists on the hexagon-quilt craze!

Author and quilt-shop owner Katja Marek has wowed thousands of quilters with quilt-alongs based on her #1 best-selling book The New Hexagon. Now Katja is back with a clever perpetual calendar—flip the page to see and stitch a different 6″ hexagon block every day of the year.

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You can mix and match this profusion of English-paper-pieced blocks any way you like. (Visit this post for a primer on the technique.)

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A peek inside the calendar: each page includes a photo (
real fabric, real stitches!), a placement diagram, and full-sized templates

QALNow, if you know Katja, you know that quilt-alongs are her jam. So, is Katja starting an all-new quilt-along for her calendar? Of course she is—more details below. Don’t miss the hexie-licious fun!

We’re happy to have Katja as a guest writer today—welcome back, Katja!


Katja MarekIf you’re a hexagon lover, you may know me. I’m Katja Marek, and in 2014 Martingale published my book The New Hexagon: 52 Blocks to English Paper Piece. That could have been the end of the story, but ideas kept coming.

In January 2015 I launched a quilt-along on Facebook called The New Hexagon Millefiore Quilt Along. It hit a chord with many quilters and propelled my book to #1—the best-selling title for Martingale for all of 2015. My Facebook group now has a following of more than 10,000 people.

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Katja’s quilt from her Millefiore quilt-along

As that quilt-along drew to a close, Martingale asked me, “What’s next?” I wanted to do something a bit simpler—a true on-the-go project where everything could be portable and done by hand from beginning to end. That’s how the Blocks on the Go, for Quilts on the Grow quilt-along was born.

Right now we’re halfway through the year with Blocks on the Go, for Quilts on the Grow. Here’s my finished sample. It’s such a great process from beginning to end.

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Katja’s quilt from her Blocks on the Go, for Quilts on the Go quilt-along

After the success of the second quilt-along, I started a new Facebook group called Katja Marek’s Quilt with Me so that I could run all future quilt-alongs in the same place online as ideas came to me.

And that’s just what they did. New ideas kept coming and new blocks were designed.

I spoke with Martingale and revealed that my personal database of fractured hexagon blocks was well over 800. I’d seen the success that Martingale had with block-a-day style perpetual calendars in the past, so I proposed The New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar. But instead of computer-generated drawings, I wanted photos of real blocks. A sewing frenzy ensued and 366 blocks were created.

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Six of the 366 blocks in
The New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar

This month The New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar is being delivered to store shelves and another dream is realized. Come and sew with me! Make a block every day, or make one a week if you like. Just as they did with the Millefiore quilt-along, Paper Pieces has created precut paper packs for those who’d rather not trace and cut their own.

Of course I’ll continue to give you new ideas for using the blocks in the calendar. In January 2017, my new online quilt-along will launch. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the blocks I’ve been piecing:

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The design for Katja’s new QAL is still under wraps, but she let us have a look-see. Trust us—it’s gorgeous!!!

A friend is making the design in an alternate colorway to give you more options. Look for quilt-along instructions at the Quilt-Alongs tab of my website. I’ll post guidelines in December 2016, with monthly instructions following throughout 2017.
But you don’t have to wait for 2017 to get started (it’s a perpetual calendar, after all). Come join me now and discover your ‘Hex-abilites!’ Here are some helpful links to get you started:

The New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar

The New Hexagon: 52 Blocks to English Paper Piece

My website

The New Hexagon Millefiore Quilt-Along (Information)

The New Hexagon Millefiore Quilt-Along Facebook Group

Blocks on the Go, for Quilts on the Grow Quilt-Along (Information)

Katja Marek’s ‘Quilt With Me’ Facebook Group

Paper Pieces


The-New-Hexagon-Perpetual-CalendarThanks for getting everyone up to speed on your hexalicous adventures, Katja!

Have you tried sewing hexies? Tell us if you 1) want to try; 2) have made a few; or 3) can’t stop making them! Share your answer in the comments and you could win a copy of The New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar! We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win.

free shippingCan’t wait to start your hexie adventure? Buy The New Hexagon book and perpetual calendar together and earn FREE shipping in the US and Canada.

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Thanks to all who entered the drawing! The winner is Pat, who says:

“The only hexie experience I have is with English paper piecing. Thanks for the chance to win!”

Pat, we’ll email you about your prize. Congratulations!

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342 Comments (leave a comment)

  • I have tried making hexagons – they are addicting and great to travel with on vacation or to doctor appointments…..I haven’t tried adding all of the other shapes together to make one large hexagon – I’m intimidated with all the fussy cutting – so I haven’t jumped on that boat yet! I do love Katja’s work – I’m sure I will take the plunge once summer is winds down.

    —Kay on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few thousand hexies! I haven’t made any in a while, since I’ve been working on other projects, but I think it’s time to get back to work on them. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of The New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar!

    —Deb G. in VA on July 13, 2016
  • I have never made hexies but having seen the cute, fussy cuts hexies, I definitely want to try my hand at them! Love the New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar. So many ideas; so little time! 🙂

    —Kathy Kranenburg on July 13, 2016
  • I love the pictures in the book but I haven’t tried making any yet but look forward to trying them!

    —Deb w on July 13, 2016
  • I have never tried to make a hexagons, but I would
    love too! Next on my list. Would love to win
    a copy of the calendar!

    —Laura on July 13, 2016
  • I have never made hexies nor have I tried paper piecing. What a great way to do both! Looking forward to seeing the new calendar.

    —DanyseF on July 13, 2016
  • A friend’s mother-in-law had started a grandmother’s flower garden quilt before she passed away and I finished it. Fun to do once I got going and I’d like to do more.

    —Carol Vickers on July 13, 2016
  • I have done machine hexies and sewn a simple block for a sampler quilt years ago, but these options are incredible – so motivating!

    —Susan Putman on July 13, 2016
  • Some people say I’m a little obsessed with making hexies, but oh well, I just enjoy making them. In different sizes and colorways. Thanks for the chance to win this fun calendar.

    —Debby on July 13, 2016
  • Have never tried to make a hexagon…still a bit intimidated. However, these resources all look terrific and I love the end results so will have to try soon.

    —ADKKate on July 13, 2016
  • With all of the quilting I have done over the last 40 years, I have not worked with Hexagons. Now is the time for me to begin.

    —Shelby on July 13, 2016
  • Currently making a grandmother’s garden quilt. Love the little hexies but haven’t yet tried the fussy cutting sort yet but it looks amazing. Thanks for the chance to win Katja’s calendar!

    —Debbie Holley on July 13, 2016
  • With all of the quilts I have made over the last 40 years I have not worked with hexagons. It’s time I started.

    —Shelby on July 13, 2016
  • Although I love the look of them, I have never made a hexagon quilt because the me the method has always intimidated me. The calendar looks so beautiful that it really appeals to finally dive into the "hexie" world! Thank you for having this give away and the chance to win it!

    —Karen on July 13, 2016
  • I’m doing the Splendid Sampler and we’ve had 2 blocks so far using hexies. I’m getting better with practice, Thanks for the giveaway.

    —Linda W on July 13, 2016
  • 1) Definitely want to try it. I love the look of hex quilts so why I haven’t given it a go yet is beyond me. lol

    —Cheryl R. on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made a few. Actually, just one flower for a guild group quilt. It was fun!

    —Patricia Hersl on July 13, 2016
  • I would like to try hexes.

    —Lynda M. on July 13, 2016
  • Should be hexies.

    —Lynda M. on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made several hexies and love looking at all the different types of projects you can do with them

    —Debbie on July 13, 2016
  • I have to admit that I can’t stop making them! When a show a finished hexie project to my quilt friends…they say I can’t believe you made another one. I can’t wait to check out this calendar, I’m hoping it will be at the vendor mall at Hershey Quilt Show later this month.

    —kelly wenhold on July 13, 2016
  • I LOVE making hexies!!! I am working on 2 projects and collecting for another:) SO much fun and it is spreading to my Bee and yet to another Bee:) YEA!!!!

    —Lou Carter on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made a bunch of hexies from a coordinated jelly roll which is really fun because no matter how I put them together in the end they will end up matching.I haven’t actually sewn any of them to each other yet to create anything. I just keep them in a bag and work on them when I’m waiting at a doctor’s appointment or when I’m getting my oiled changed. Thanks for the chance!

    —Annette J. on July 13, 2016
  • I can’t get enough of hexies!!! I’m presently making a design by Edyta Sitar, Glorious Hexagons, collecting fabs for the Millefiore & at least 3 others! So relaxing & such fun! I’m looking forward to the Calendar QAL & would love to win. Thanks!

    —Angelia Ulrich on July 13, 2016
  • I have never made any hexagons but would love to try to make them as have seen so many quilts made with them that l really want to make a quilt.

    —Anne on July 13, 2016
  • I am so afraid to start a hexie project. I used to think of hand applique as the "A" word but then I tried it and now cannot stop thinking about all things applique. So if I get started on hexies, I may get sucked down another fun rabbit hole and turn my quilting in yet another direction! Oh the possibilities!

    —Jennifer P on July 13, 2016
  • The only hexie experience I have is with English paper piecing. Thanks for the chance to win!

    —Pat on July 13, 2016
  • I have made some very small 1/2″ hexies for a special project, but they used the standard one piece of fabric. I would love to try some of these pieced hexies because I love all the different designs I am seeing on this sample of the calendar.

    —Sharon on July 13, 2016
  • I recently made a table runner by hand using hexies,now I am addicted to them. I would love to win this calendar. Thank you

    —Denise Mohler on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few paper pieced hexagons and enjoyed the handwork. But I haven’t gathered the Kurds to sew them together and make something.

    —Paige on July 13, 2016
  • I really like her outside the box way of thinking. I love scrappy, varied, mixed up quilts, and these look so interesting! Would love to try!

    Sandra Edelmaier on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve purchased hexagon paper pieces in all sizes — from 1/4″ and up … & I can’t stop making them! Right now I have a variety of hexagons in all sizes piling up, with no plan on what to make with them! And I can’t resist making more; they’re very addictive!

    —Pamela on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve never made a Hexie and would love to try!

    —Christine Murray on July 13, 2016
  • I want to try.

    —Margaret Dalmer on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made a few things with hexies in the past. They are fun to work with. love to win the calendar. Thanks for the chance to win.

    —apple blossom on July 13, 2016
  • I have done some traditional paper piecing. The designs of the calendar look like a lot of fun and I am always looking for something to take with me while to pick up a child.

    —Janice Devulapalli on July 13, 2016
  • I love hexes -they r addicting,

    —Lee on July 13, 2016
  • I have about 100 of them that I made from scraps. I really need to use more of them in a project.

    —MoeWest on July 13, 2016
  • I just started making my first hexie project so I would have something to work on in the car in preparation for an upcoming cross country trip and….I can’t stop. Now I’m afraid that all 3,500 will be done before we ever leave!

    Carolyn on July 13, 2016
  • I haven’t tried hexagons yet – but I’d like to!

    —Karen Cohn on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few hexagon quilts, and always have some on the go as they are a great take=along project. Thanks!

    —Joanne on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few hexie quilts. I am hoping to finish one I have started soon.
    I love the calendar. Great giveaway. Thanks!!

    —Lin H on July 13, 2016
  • Love making hexies but have never tried pieced hexies. Would love to try.

    —Vanessa Davies on July 13, 2016
  • I tried hexies for the first time this year and they are addictive!

    —Sharon on July 13, 2016
  • The very first quilt I started (and still haven’t finished) was a Grandma’s Flower Garden. I have always loved hexies and I really love all the clever ways you can piece the hexies themselves. I REALLY want to make a bunch of these!! So pretty!!

    —Kris on July 13, 2016
  • The only hexies I have made was one block of Grandmother’s flower garden for a sampler quilt. I really like Katja’s way with hexagons and would love to win the calendar. The book has gone on my wish list too.

    —Susan N. on July 13, 2016
  • I have paper-pieced about 2,000 hexies, all by hand, for a grandmother’s flower garden quilt, have more than 2,000 left. Very time consuming and labor intensive. Hexies are one piece. Would love to make some that are composed of multiple pieces. They are gorgeous!

    —Jean McD on July 13, 2016
  • I started with a small hexagon project about two years ago and being making hexies every since. Really enjoy it.

    —Darlene on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve been working on EPP hexies – but none of the other shapes yet. I have also used Jaybird Quilts Hex-n-More ruler for some triangle and hex/half hex projects – love the shape and the idea of compound ones!!

    —Regina on July 13, 2016
  • I have worked with hexies and enjoy the process. A good project to work on while watching tv, or on a road trip. Katja’s quilt a longs are great.

    —Marilynn on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve tried making a few hexies and get overwhelmed and try again. I’m ready to actually attempt a project! Thank you for the chance to win!!

    —Joanne Larson on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few but not enough to make a project. I have a box with supplies that I take with me on trips.

    —Nancy B on July 13, 2016
  • I love these designs. I wanted the book the first time I looked at it but the last thing I needed was another project.

    My local quilt store sent out a message that they were sponsoring an On The Go QAL in their shop. I had to have it. I love this concept. Not another UFO, does it get any better than that?

    Of course the minute I bought the book (I got the ebook – instant gratification at its best!) and downloaded the first month’s block I had to also start the Millefiori QAL project and now I have been asked to make a Catan themed On The Go style table topper for my boyfriend. And I just keep coming up with new ideas from this concept. I only wish I could print the blocks in black line layout instead of wasting all the ink on the colors.

    I can’t wait to see what Katja comes up with next. i

    —Nic Deplazes on July 13, 2016
  • I have one started in red and white. It still is not finished because I need to make the sides straight and kinda got lost. It started as a table runner when I had my foot surgery and it just kept getting bigger and bigger?

    —Louise on July 13, 2016
  • I haven’t made a hexie but after seeing this post I would love to give it a whirl. They are beautiful and interesting.

    —cheryl murphy on July 13, 2016
  • I haven’t made them yet – but I do love the way they look – on my list for sure

    —Kathy Luehrs on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve never tried hexies. They’re so beautiful but look complicated. Love to try though.

    —Linda B on July 13, 2016
  • Love Hexies! I have made "regular" hexies and wish to make more elaborate ones as in this calendar…how cool.

    —Kristie Michalowski on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made a few & I love it! Ready to start piecing hexies.

    —Kathy on July 13, 2016
  • About 4 or 5 years ago, as a relatively new quilter, I decided to make a quilt for each of our grandchildren. The first one I tackled was a hexagon project (English paper piecing). Although it took me a lot longer than I anticipated, I found that it was a perfect take along project. When I gave it to her, even though it was a rather warm evening, she wrapped herself in it for the ride home. As for me, I loved working with hexagons and another hexagon project is planned for the near future.

    —Jo Jugel on July 13, 2016
  • Want to do a hexi quilt, not finding the right project to start with. There are so many ideas to choose from.

    —Ellen on July 13, 2016
  • I’m still working on 1″ hexagon my grand mother started by hand, made out of my mother’s pinafores, made from flour sacks.

    —Barbara sundloff-Wilson on July 13, 2016
  • I made pieced hexies just once, and turned them into coasters. I’ve drooled over Katja’s work and dreamed of making a pieced hexie quilt, but only got as far as collecting patterns I found online or in magazines – nowhere near 600! Of course I want the calendar and book – even though I have plenty of projects already on my plate.

    Abby on July 13, 2016
  • I have never worked with hexagons but the calendar certainly makes me think I should start! I love that the calendar is perpetual ! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

    —Nancy C on July 13, 2016
  • I have never tried anything like this. It looks fascinating and I would love to try it. I guess I don’t know much about the paper piecing of hexies. They are beautiful.

    —Cindy on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made a handful of hexies and want to start the craze within myself soon. These blocks would be a great way to get my crazies under way!

    —Claire on July 13, 2016
  • I cut some out, but never got around to sewing them together. I think I tried to sew a larger hexi quilt together by machine, after seeing someone do it on TV. Both are UFOs!

    —Janet T on July 13, 2016
  • I Haven’t attempted Hexies yet but this is what I would do. These designs are incredible!

    —Dawn Tenneson on July 13, 2016
  • I tried sewing up some vintage blocks a while ago. I need to try again.

    —Janna on July 13, 2016
  • I have my first hexagon quilt started (queen-size Grandmother’s Flower Garden) and have planned several more quilts of my own design. No, I CANNOT stop! Would love to try Katja’s patterns!

    —Cynthia Wilbanks on July 13, 2016
  • Can’t stop! About 2/3 stitched together a queen size epp 1″ hexie quilt.

    —Melody Lutz on July 13, 2016
  • Yes, I have tried hexies – aren’t they fun! – the right side of my brain just keeps think up more and more combinations.

    Gail G on July 13, 2016
  • These are so beautiful. I have never worked with hexagons but would love to be able to create hexagons this beautiful.

    —carol on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few hexagon projects. They are fun to do.

    —Kathy on July 13, 2016
  • Love, love making hexagons, very relaxing while watching TV.

    —Betsy on July 13, 2016
  • I have tried a few pretty small ones to make a coin purse. It’s really fun!

    —Debbie on July 13, 2016
  • I want to try. It looks like fun.

    —Joanne Wilson on July 13, 2016
  • At 69 yrs old I bought your New Hexigon book on a whim and this grandma is totally addicted! I absolutely love it and am so tickled with the new way of looking at fabrics for fussy cutting! Thanks Katja for enhancing my "senior years’ !!

    —Linda on July 13, 2016
  • I have about 2,500 hexies all EPP waiting in baskets for a project. I’m. Addicted! Some of our guild members have tackled the Millifiore (sp?) but I missed the boat on that one. This would be an excellent 2017 project!!!

    —Colette on July 13, 2016
  • I have made projects using hexagons but not pieced hexagons. I have her book and am thinking about doing the millefiori project.

    —Pam Gantz on July 13, 2016
  • Just started Rosette #1 from the 2015 quilt along and I am LOVING it!!

    —Jenn M on July 13, 2016
  • I can’t believe it either, but I have not made even one hexagon…yet! It is definitely on my "want to try" list, but it always gets bumped down by something else.

    —Kathy E. on July 13, 2016
  • I have been making hexies for a few years and love them! I also love her book, it has so many ideas for placement and fussy cutting.

    —Karen Ruta on July 13, 2016
  • I have actually started with a star and hexie project. I love the New Hexagon book, so it would be fun to have this more portable version.

    —Caryn on July 13, 2016
  • I am doing the QAL quilts on the grow. I love having the hand work to do. When I have 10 free minutes during the day it’s really easy to pick up and do a few stitches. So interesting seeing how the different blocks turn out. Some I like more than others.

    —Linda isfeld on July 13, 2016
  • I have just finished making the hexagons and have to join them to the background fabric. I just love shape.

    —Susan Eng on July 13, 2016
  • I have made some "Hexies" and I like making them, but I have osteoarthritis in my hands and it’s a little difficult sewing them together, but it’s still fun. It is very addictive. I would still love to win a copy of the New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar. I would love to try the pieced hexies.

    —Linda Seevers on July 13, 2016
  • I never thought I’d be making Hexies until last year…. now I can’t stop.

    —Cheryl on July 13, 2016
  • Though I’ve never worked with hexagons, my next quilt project will be a large hexagon rosette from Katja Marek’s Millefiore book. I can’t wait to try it!:)

    —Denise DuBois on July 13, 2016
  • I love hexies ! They are so easy to take with you.

    —Sherry on July 13, 2016
  • Would love to try hexies!

    —Shelby Tweeten on July 13, 2016
  • So far I have only made 1 hexie drawstring bag, pattern by Gourmetquilter. I am interested to do more hexie projects.

    Sandra on July 13, 2016
  • I have a collection of hexes that is growing. They are so fun to make and one of these days I will have enough for something! More is better.

    —Ginny Leber on July 13, 2016
  • I made a lot of hexagons and just love them! This calendar looks great and is a great inspiration!

    Martina on July 13, 2016
  • I HAVE BEEN MAKING HEXIES FOR YEARS. THE FIRST STARTED WHEN I NEEDED A PROJECT WHILE WAITING FOR MOM AT DOCTOR’S APPOINTMENTS AND LATER NUMEROUS HOSPITAL VISITS. I LOVE MAKING THEM AND THEY REMIND ME OF HER. I ALWAYS CALLED THEM THE HEALING QUILT.

    —PATTI on July 13, 2016
  • I love, love, love making hexis!

    —Rachel H. on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made a few hexies, but want to make more. It’s so portable and I love what you’re doing here. Can’t wait to make more!

    —Meriul on July 13, 2016
  • I have not yet sewed hexagons – but it’s on my list to try!!

    —Kathie R on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few, might like making more in the future! Very nice calendar!

    Denise L. on July 13, 2016
  • I want to try Hexies

    —Martha Morgan on July 13, 2016
  • LOVE LOVE LOVE Hexies!!!! They are so full of personality and wonder! I love fussy cutting them to see what new delights they form. I can’t (don’t want to) stop making them.

    —Susan LElack on July 13, 2016
  • I have made snowballs. Love the look of these hexagons with all their different designs.

    —Quilting Tangent on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few hexies but I wouldn’t mind making more…

    —carol gearey on July 13, 2016
  • Made hexagons on and off since I was little. A grandmothers garden fir granddaughter and Union flag and NZ flag king size quilts for my daughters. Saw the New Hexagon book, had a light bulb moment, what a challenge and was hooked. Will have to find an interesting fabric at the Festival of Quilts in August ready fir next year!

    —Ann Dibble on July 13, 2016
  • Love making hexagon quilts. Have created an "I Spy" hexi for a baby gift as well as a hexagon grandmothers garden that is totally hand sewn.

    —Sara on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made a few and loved it! Will be making many more and would love this calendar!

    Thanks so much for the giveaway and I really hope I win!

    —susan on July 13, 2016
  • Yes, I love making hexies. Am in charge of a What the Hex! challenge with my local quilt guild too.

    —Amy Cofer on July 13, 2016
  • Love Hexies! I’ve made a small pincushion and a table runner so far- just can’t stop! Would love to win!

    —Jan N. on July 13, 2016
  • I haven’t done hexies since my very first quilt class – many years ago. Katja makes we want to try again. The designs are inspiring.

    —Janice on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve always thought hexes were for "Grandmothers Garden" quilts until all the wonderful modern quilts using them started showing up! Now they are in my "to do" list!

    —Robin on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve bought Katja’s 1st book and am totally hooked on sewing these wonderful, exciting fractured hexies. In fact, I’ve been diagnosed with "acute hexagonitis" which is known to be incurable… 😁

    —Alysia Prinsloo on July 13, 2016
  • I used to make hexies when I was a young girl, but none since. Now when I see all the beautiful work that is being done with them, I want to get back to honing this skill once more. Thank you for the opportunity to win this set of patterns.

    —Linda Taylor on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve been making the hexies from The New Hexagon, my first other then actual single hexagrams. They are great fun. Looking forward to the calendar.

    —Donna Fisher on July 13, 2016
  • I started making hexagons this year. I love making them, can’t stop making them, but need to decide what to do with them.

    —JaniceCarole on July 13, 2016
  • How brilliant! Guess I have been on Mars and missed the Hexagon Bus. I’ve never made one and only seen a few. I guess its to get on board!

    —Erin on July 13, 2016
  • I have friends who love hexagons. And now I’m going to join in the fun. Would love to win this calendar.

    —Jan Weitz on July 13, 2016
  • TOTALLY addicted! I have three of the millefiori blocks completed, two of the Quilts on the Grow, a tumbling blocks quilt almost finished, and I recently started a Marquis hexi quilt to take on a road trip next week.

    —Susan on July 13, 2016
  • Yes— I would like try in an art quilt.

    —Marlene on July 13, 2016
  • I love EPP and bought Katja’s book when it first came out and downloaded all the instructions for the Millefiori quilt but haven’t had a chance to start yet because I have two other EPP projects that I haven’t finished yet. But someday…

    —Diane on July 13, 2016
  • I have not yet made a hexie quilt, but would love to give it a try. The patterns on the cool calendar would be great. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

    —Patsy Philson on July 13, 2016
  • I would love to try hexes, but I find then difficult/scary to start. I would love this encouragement. It’s on my bucket list……

    —Debra W on July 13, 2016
  • I am definitely addicted :). I joined your group as well as Glorious Hexagons group and I keep making new hexies. I plan to separate them with gray triangles in a quilt.
    Thank you for all your great ideas!

    —Liz Sonnenfeld on July 13, 2016
  • I would love to try hexies! They have always intrigued me.

    —Diana Salmon on July 13, 2016
  • This looks like fun! Count me in! I’ve made a few but would like the variety of shapes to use.

    —Dee Winter on July 13, 2016
  • I just can’t stop making hexies and I try to involve as many people as possible!

    —Tina Bass on July 13, 2016
  • would love to try making hexies, being a new to quilting I’m up to the challenge

    —Jody Hogan on July 13, 2016
  • My grandmother’s favorite pattern was Flower Garden, so when I collaborated with her to make a quilt for my young daughter, I made a variation in diamonds each with white borders separated by tiny green diamonds. It is worn now, but my 45-year-old daughter still treasures it.

    betty nelson on July 13, 2016
  • I made a few 6 point stars and sewed the together into a big hexie (about 6 or 7 I think).

    —Jen B on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve started making hexies – mostly to teach myself how to and find that I love the hand work. What I don’t know is what I’m going to do with them.

    —Monika on July 13, 2016
  • Want to try. I need some hand stitching projects . thank you.

    —Diane B on July 13, 2016
  • I have never done hexies/EPP, but am increasingly intrigued by the endless possibilities. The fact that they are very portable for traveling is a bonus.

    —Gail on July 13, 2016
  • I am currently working on both of Katja’s quilt-a-longs. Each are very addictive and most enjoyable. Can’t wait to broaden my horizons with the Perpetual calendar. So many hexies, so much joy!!

    —Lucy Gay on July 13, 2016
  • I haven’t made any hexies yet but it is something I would like to try. Katja’s quilt are beautiful!

    —Susan Griffith on July 13, 2016
  • I want to try hexies. They’re on my quilting bucket list.

    —Virginia in AK on July 13, 2016
  • I want to try O! I so want to try!
    Have the book and templates and fabric.
    Now to make the time!!!

    —J Neely on July 13, 2016
  • I love hexies. They are a great take-along project. I finished a quilt top made entirely of cat fabrics and it is really colorful. Not only did I have fun making the quilt I really enjoyed shopping for cat fabrics small enough to fit my hexies. My quilt is done in the Grandmother’s Flower Garden style with cat tracks serving as the garden path.

    —Jean on July 13, 2016
  • I have made basic 1.5in hexies but they live in a box. My next quilt will have some coordinating hexie flowers. I would love to try these beautiful pieced hexies

    —Susan on July 13, 2016
  • Ive made a few and they are so addicting! What a cool calendar – would love to win one.

    —Terri on July 13, 2016
  • i LOVE YOUR WEBSITE! I can’t stop making hexies. They keep me busy on long trips and I have made numerous projects with them. And I love all the other geometrics I can use with them to spice things up!

    —Janey Cook on July 13, 2016
  • I haven’t done any paper piecing–yet! But at 75, I’m not to old to want to learn something new.

    —CoraVee on July 13, 2016
  • I am totally addicted. Have been making hexies for the quilt along and love it!!

    —Ginny Leonardos on July 13, 2016
  • I have just become addicted! I have made about 28 so far..

    —carole on July 13, 2016
  • I have made some hexies and love it. I started an "improv" bunch of black/white/navy with a few gold accents thrown in, and now I’m not sure what to do with it!! I need to make it a slightly more regular shape! It’s very addicting!

    —Elizabeth Bolton on July 13, 2016
  • I have bought your book and want to try making before.

    —Terri U on July 13, 2016
  • What would all our grandmothers think of all these hexagons? So many of the tops I have seen were the traditional flowers with yellow centers and green "trails" between them. I am sure they would be wowed, probably some a little shocked to see what we have done with that simple shape. Who says there is nothing new under the sun?!

    Marian Stratton on July 13, 2016
  • I love hexies and can’t get enough of them. I’m making a little mug rug and also have a large project cut out and ready to go. Thanks for asking.

    —Fran Claassens on July 13, 2016
  • I love hexagons! I jumped in on the millifiore quilt-along and was hooked. (Am planning to make a second one here very soon.) Can’t wait for the perpetual calendar to be released and see what else Katja has up her sleeves for us.

    —Gina Courter on July 13, 2016
  • I think I know how, but have not made hexies and they are on my ‘to do’ list. Thanks for this chance!

    —Marie E on July 13, 2016
  • I’d love to try hexes. Calendar would be a hit

    —Judy Allen on July 13, 2016
  • I love hexies and am working furiously to complete mille for our guild quilt show in Sept.

    —Ellen L on July 13, 2016
  • It would be interesting to try the hexagons, something I have not done.

    —Ruth on July 13, 2016
  • I have never tried to sew a Hexi but would love too. Maybe sometime this summer I will just sit down and figure it out…

    —Barbara Dolan on July 13, 2016
  • deja vu – I just bought a hexi template! I would love to win the calendar to get ideas. Up to now, have just gotten the hexi "look" by making snowball blocks.

    —Susan on July 13, 2016
  • several years ago I started the hexie challenge. Hiddenite had a class the first Saturday of November and it was making the building blocks. What an eye opener it was! Still today I make hexie’s but have moved on to the larger size, carrying them most places I go incase I have a chance to sew a little. Love the new ideas and which was another "tada" moment in what you can come up with. Thank You!

    —Bonnie Leazer on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve sewn a few hexies and would love to do more. The calendar sounds like the perfect way to get a new project going!

    —Penny on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made some EPP headiest. I’m looking forward to trying these fractured hexies!

    —Jean Blythe on July 13, 2016
  • I’m making the "Blocks on the Go" and having a great time!

    —Martha Henrichs on July 13, 2016
  • I have sewn together a lot of plain hexies. I want to try some of the pieced hexies.

    —Dorthy on July 13, 2016
  • I have to say that I never considered making hexagons until Katja’s Millifiori project came out. I have a vintage grandmoth really garden top that I am hand quilting, but never considered making any blocks myself. Now…I keep hexes as my "fun" project…and I cannot foresee stopping! I am very much looking forward to this calendar. My current perpetual is a knitting one…but since Katja ha pond I have not knitt d much!

    Marie Z Johansen on July 13, 2016
  • I am totally addicted to Katja’s Hexies. I have 2 projects started, with the hopes of getting one or two more going. LOL

    —Edith Gorzo on July 13, 2016
  • I have never done hexagons but would love to try.

    —beth daniels on July 13, 2016
  • I love hexies. I have done 3 Grandmother’s Flower Gardens with the tiny hexies and am finishing up a couple of quilts so I can begin Katja’s book.

    —Janet on July 13, 2016
  • I joined Katja’s facebook group last year and have made a few blocks. It is a nice change from piecing by machine.

    —Julie B on July 13, 2016
  • I have more then 60 hexagons made from Katja patterns and just can not stop. They are so much fun and I need to try different fabrics. Thanks for a chance to win the new Calendar.

    —Cathy Tomm on July 13, 2016
  • I have been hooked on Hexies since I was introduced to them. I’ve even tried to spark an interest in my Granddaughter!

    —Rosemary on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few. They are wonderfully portable!

    —Cathy on July 13, 2016
  • I have never tried "hexies" and am actually a new quilter, but I am anxious to try them and these look like fantastic patterns. I am looking forward to a project I can take "on the go"!

    —Marijo Knoll on July 13, 2016
  • No,I haven’t made any but sure would love too! think they’re really pretty in quilts!

    Teresa Worrell on July 13, 2016
  • I have made plain paper pieced hexies and I have made some pieced hexies( piece the fabric and center the paper hexagon over it to complete. It is great take-along handwork and accumulates at a rather startling rate.

    —Marcia Hoekstra on July 13, 2016
  • I make many hexies! I have a large GFG underway as my no-deadline project, teensy hexes as a takealong project, many One Block Wonders, and more. I love both hexes and 60-degree triangles.

    —Sally on July 13, 2016
  • I have begun making the Millefiore quilt and have finished Rosette 1 & 2 and will be starting #3 this week. I have accumulated quite a collection of Hexagon papers in many sizes. I have also begun making the Insanity quilt with the 1/2″ hexagons so I can use all of the pretty 30s fabrics in my stash. At my LQS, I have taught a basic English Paper Piecing class in which my students learned EPP basics and made a pincushion using 1″ hexagons. I have even begun making Lucy Boston’s Patchwork of the Cross quilt and even taught a class with it too! So, yes, I most definitely can’t stop making hexagons!!

    —Vicki Sprain on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made a few hexies.

    —Jo Anne on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few hexagons and would like to make more. 🙂
    Thank you for the opportunity to win such a great calendar full of fun hexagons.

    —Sheila Fernkopf on July 13, 2016
  • i love the basic hex and am ready to branch out and learn more

    —Mary Hawthorne on July 13, 2016
  • I enjoy doing hexagons as one can do your project anywhere; awaiting appointments, passenger on a trip, watching TV etc. I have been doing hexagons for over ten years. I would be overjoyed to win this book and learn even more. Thank you for a chance to win. Happy Quilting 🙂

    —Sheila Ivany on July 13, 2016
  • I am always making hexis but none as elaborate as Katja’s!

    —Kimberlee on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few Hexie project and would like to do more. I have a Grandmothers Flower Garden quilt made by my Great Grandmother, so precious to me.

    —Rita S on July 13, 2016
  • Every time I finish making a hexagon quilt I think that is it. I am done with hexagon quilts but guaranteed a little time passes and I find or create something that takes me back to hexagons. I have Katja first book and it is one of my favourites.

    Cynthia on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve done several types of hexies and even started on the Millefiore quilt and have the New Hexagon book. I love hexagons and am looking forward to seeing the new calendar. Thanks for the chance to win it!! 🙂 Hugs, H

    —Helen LeBrett on July 13, 2016
  • I have the first book and am getting ready to start making hexies. Would love to win the calendar!

    —Linda Lewis on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made a few basic ones but the ones in this calendar look more interesting. I want to try some English paper piecing again. I love the fussy cutting.

    —Maureen Rawson on July 13, 2016
  • I have been wanting to try English paper piecing for several years. I found The New Hexagon book fascinating and the calendar looks like a lot of fun.

    —Kit Flores on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made 2 hexagon quilts and loved it! They turned out so beautifully.

    —Marg on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few hexies but starting a "real" hexie project is on my bucket list. I would really like to win this perpetual calendar to get me jump started!

    —Judy Stokes on July 13, 2016
  • I have your book and I’m currently gathering fabric to make the new Hexagon Millefiore quilt. I have just finished La Passacaglia and I thought this would be a great project to equal it. Thank you for so much inspiration.

    —Beth Magliarditi on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve never made hexies. This looks like a fabulous way to start!

    —Liz Smith on July 13, 2016
  • I love hexies and I can’t stop making them! I can’t wait to get my hands on the perpetual calendar! I love that it is perpetual and can be used year after year. Thank you for the chance to win!

    Holly Perry on July 13, 2016
  • Want to get in on the hexie craze. I love the idea of the calendar and the patterns are beautiful. I believe the calendar will encourage a schedule to work regularly.

    —Dottie on July 13, 2016
  • Have not tried hexes but would like to!

    —Mary Howard on July 13, 2016
  • As one of Katja’s employees, I got addicted to hexies and can’t stop. It’s fun sewing along with others!

    —nicole gendy on July 13, 2016
  • I thought I would try my hand at 1/2″ hexagons. 24months and 14301 pieces later my quilt "LimeberryTart" is now on the frame being quilted. I have said I won’t do another 1/2″ hexagon but a New Hexagon Quiltalong… is another matter. Because I need something to do with my hand that is portable for travelling.

    —Lyn Crump on July 13, 2016
  • Love-love-love English Paper Piecing Hexies! I have made several projects and also have a few in the works!

    —Debbie Miller on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made a few projects with hexagons and love the portability of it. I have a project on the go for a grandmother’s flower garden that is always at hand to take with me.

    —Gloria on July 13, 2016
  • I have made numerous hexie projects but they have been done with Paper Pieces paper hexies. I have been using the 3/8th inch size. I think it would be fun to do the pieced hexies.

    —Maureen Klebe on July 13, 2016
  • I have only tried piecing with full hexes. These pieced hexes are so exciting! Thank you for the chance to win.

    —Debby on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve tried a few and think it is a great take-along project. I see more hexies in my future!

    —Bea on July 13, 2016
  • Hexagons are indeed addictive! I started with just a few, and now I have sewed hundreds!

    —Elizabeth McDonald on July 13, 2016
  • Bought the New Hexagon book, made pieces for two hexagons to get started. Ready for more, including the millefiori rosette one and I can’t find my book in my sewing room! Guess I’ll be cleaning before sewing!

    —Mary Beth on July 13, 2016
  • I have tried it and I love it!

    —Sherry Sartin on July 13, 2016
  • I have made hexagons the paper pieced way. Now I’m trying hand piecing them. I think I’m liking that way better! I LOVE Katja’s designs–so fun! Would love to win the perpetual calendar to check out her new ideas!

    —Judy Forkner on July 13, 2016
  • Oh my, I want to try. I love all those beautiful blocks.

    —stephane woodward on July 13, 2016
  • These are so cool If want to try this out! I am going to find this calendar. WIll it be in quilt shops?

    Absolutely, Paula – what a great excuse for a trip! 🙂 —Jenny

    —paula on July 13, 2016
  • Hexies are so addictive, once you start you just can’t stop. My guild had a challenge this year with Hexies. Everyone was so creative and the designs were so interesting. Can’t get enough of them, they are so versatile and fun to make, fussy cutting the pieces to make some very interesting patterns. They are great "take along" projects.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

    —connie b on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve made a few and enjoy drooling over the blocks in Katja’s Millefiore project and her New Hexagon book. Can’t wait to check out her Perpetual Calendar!

    —Barb on July 13, 2016
  • My portable handwork is usually embroidery – cotton or wool – but the pieced hexies are very seductive and interesting. Might have to give it a try sooner rather than later.

    —Sandy May on July 13, 2016
  • Have Milliflorie ready to quilt and 106 of the QAL hexies made! Looking forward to 366 more challenges!

    —Shirley on July 13, 2016
  • Hello, I adore stitching hexi’s while on the go!, they have started many a conversation while at medical appointments with my daughter……so lovely to take people’s minds off their medical conditions. Look forward this beautiful calendar. Take care, Annette

    —Annette Pascoe on July 13, 2016
  • I have done English Paper Piecing, and especially hexagons for many years. They are addictive, even just plan hexagons. My stash of EPP for hexagons and other neat shapes was purchased at Katja’s store a couple of years ago. Haven’t done the "uptown" hexies yet but they are attracting me……..maybe, soon.

    —Carol Bowie on July 13, 2016
  • I’m a total Hexaholic! It started with a pattern using 2″ EPP hexies and hasn’t stopped. I’ve been using all my scraps up on an ongoing project making hexagon ‘flowers’ from 1/2″ hexies; they will eventually be sewn together into a queen size scrappy quilt. After that, I have a little packet of 1/4″ hexies lurking in a drawer – Yikes! 😀

    —Kayt Deans on July 13, 2016
  • I find hexes fascinating. I haven’t tried them yet but am anxious to try. I have bought a ruler so I’m hoping to get started.

    —Pat Stripeik on July 13, 2016
  • I can’t stop. A quilt shop owner gave me a sample EPP hexagon pack to try because I said I wanted to start quilting and try something with hand stitching. I loved it and didn’t know where to go from there, but I found Glorioius Hexagons, thought about it and finally decided to try it. Now I can’t stop and have found a group to meet with once a month for the rest of the year.

    —Tina on July 13, 2016
  • I have never tried hexies. Would love to!

    Joyce on July 13, 2016
  • I haven’t made any hexagons, but have done some paper piecing. Sounds exciting to try different combinations.

    —Marlene on July 13, 2016
  • Made a few hexies. Want to make more You are giving more ideas Just need someone to figure out how to have more hours per day

    —LizAnn Lizotte on July 13, 2016
  • Have sewed hexies, but haven’t tried pieced hexies. They look like a lot of fun.

    —Jean Gerretsen on July 13, 2016
  • Made a few the "traditional" way, and I’m now trying different methods to make others in several sizes. Thanks!

    —Marty on July 13, 2016
  • Love the patterns showing- have never tried the hexies- I have always been a little slow to try- but do love the ones showing and wanting to try them some time soon. thanks

    Martha Hood on July 13, 2016
  • I’m a 2… tried a few, really need to practice a bit more as i have a couple pieces I want to go in that direction … new ideas would be great!

    —Tonie Peterson on July 13, 2016
  • I’d like to try them!

    —Gail on July 13, 2016
  • I have started the New Hexagon Millefiore quilt. Thanks for the great giveaway.

    —Elaine on July 13, 2016
  • Resisted for a long time, but after trying the first one I just can’t stop! Have about 50 hexi flowers made and am determined to make a quilt. By hand. Wow, who knew it would be so much fun!

    —Joan on July 13, 2016
  • I have tried a few- have an ongoing project 😉

    —Karen on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve never made any pieced hexies, but I have made a TON of plain hexies. I will eventually have enough to make a Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt. I’m not in a rush; I take them along whenever I travel, or sit at the hairdressers, or in the doctors office, etc. etc. I take extra paper pieces and fabric and needles along so that I can get other people hooked, too. And it works!

    Barbara Johnson on July 13, 2016
  • I have sewn hexagons both by hand and machine. Love it!

    —Karen Seitz on July 13, 2016
  • I have her bok, have really just got started, I have made the rain chain quilt and am already addicted to making the 52! I keep getting different ideas of what I want to do!
    I would love to win the calendar!

    —Donna Klein Gebbinck on July 13, 2016
  • Oh,how I’d love to try hexies! I love the patterns and designs, but I’ve only tried sewing a few together. So far my paper-piecing attempts have not been v. successful. I am on the look-out for a class which will help me get past my difficulties.

    —Helen on July 13, 2016
  • I have made a few for a pin cushion.

    —Carol Matheny on July 13, 2016
  • I am definately in the "would like to try" camp. I have quilter friends who are doing them, and I always say….I should try that, but haven’t tried yet!

    —Patty on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve tried a bunch. I’m doing the Millefiori quilt still. I help a group of ladies at a local quilt shoot learn this technique every month and have taught a class at my local guild too.

    —Cyndi Humt on July 13, 2016
  • Have made 1 thru 22 On the go Hexagons. Hardest part is choosing fabrics. Love the hand sewing.

    —Lynn Sholer on July 13, 2016
  • I have made 2 quilt tops doing hexies by hand. Am wanting to try pieced hexies next.

    —Sandra Visser on July 13, 2016
  • Ever since I got the New Hexagon, I just can’t stop making them…in all sizes. I carry them with me all the time and keep designing new quilts to use them. So I can’t wait for the next edition.

    —Pam Reim on July 13, 2016
  • I’ve tried hexies but it’s been a long time! I love the look of them and I really need to try again.

    —Judith Martinez on July 13, 2016
  • Hexies, never would have imagined there are so many ways to combine them and
    make all sort of shapes enclosed in their perimeter.

    —celine-x on July 13, 2016
  • I have just discovered the wonderful world of English Paper piecing and hexagons! Love it and can’t stop!

    —Angelia L. on July 13, 2016
  • I have never made them but would love to try.

    —Debbie Chenoweth on July 13, 2016
  • I haven’t tried Hexagons yet, but would like too soon.June would be my aim,

    —ELIZAJANE on July 13, 2016
  • I haven’t played with hexagons due to the premise they are HAND sewn. Besides, I do Quilts of Valor for our Veterans, and that could take too long to make a quilt.

    Barbara Winkler on July 13, 2016
  • I started quilting by making hexagons about 40 years ago. Last years I tryed tot start with The New Hexagon Millefiory quilt along but find my the pain in my hands stopping me. With this calender I can try again starting a little project and finish a large one after all!

    —Ingrid kok-van calck on July 13, 2016
  • I did Kaja’s millie qal and doing the 2016 one too. I think I’m addicted just a little bit. I’m a happy little vegimite while I’m sewing up new hexies.

    —Heather Watson on July 13, 2016
  • I absolutely love Hexies so this I will need to get for sure.

    —Chris on July 13, 2016
  • I love making hexagons. I usually make my hexies 1 inch on a side, because small pieces and projects are so portable. Although one project that I want to make is a caftan for myself out of one-inch hexagons. Ambitious much?

    —Andrea Johnson on July 14, 2016
  • I have not done any hexies yet. I have always wanted to, I have some patterns and an accuquilt die to cut 3 different sizes. I need something like this book to help me. Thank you for the chance to win!

    —Karen on July 14, 2016
  • I love English paper piecing. I stitch on the train to work almost every morning.

    —Julie in GA on July 14, 2016
  • LOVE making hexies. So do my sisters. We make and share them all the time. It is always a great surprise when the mail arrives with a little package of hexies.

    —chriss on July 14, 2016
  • I CRAVE hexagons. I’m so amazed at how appealing they are, and I love how satisfying it is to figure out how to put one together. Katja’s designs are so perfect as well. The only hard part is trying to figure out which one to do next!

    —Carole S. on July 14, 2016
  • I have made a couple of small projects with hexies and other EPP shapes. Currently, I’m working on Patchwork of the Crosses when I travel. I have been drooling over the Glorious Hexagon projects. It looks like so much fun to play with shapes and color.

    —Sharon on July 14, 2016
  • I’ve done a Grandmother’s Flower Garden wall-hanging, but would love to try using all the different-shaped pieces of Katja’s style.

    —Nancy on July 14, 2016
  • There’s something very calming about stitching in my favorite chair in the evening. I would really enjoy this calendar as I love English paper piecing. Such talented women have been doing this for generations and now we are adding new ideas for hexies for the future quilters!

    —Linda Renderer on July 14, 2016
  • I’ve never tried them as I thought they looked too hard, but I think they are beautiful and want to try.

    —Judy Elliott on July 14, 2016
  • Can’t stop!

    —Susan on July 14, 2016
  • I’ve collected the paper Hexagon pieces and also the Plastic ones. I really haven’t done much with them but does this ever get my enthusiasm up to really get at them.

    Sharon Schmidt on July 14, 2016
  • Have made a few, one with Y-seams and some without, but none foundation paper. Love your many versions of the hexies, some sexi, some not…. Please pick me for this wonderful perpetual calendar. Please, Please, Pretty Please!! It’s my birthday this Week!!!

    —Marianne in TN on July 14, 2016
  • All the years of sewing and I have never tried a hexie. But after seeing a hexie block with all the prints and colors, I think I’m in love with it and want to try, love, love. thanks

    —Rebecca H on July 14, 2016
  • Even though I have never tried sewing hexies, I love the versatility of the design and would like to learn the technique. Thanks for the great giveaway!

    —Bonnie on July 14, 2016
  • Have the book. Can’t wait to see the calendar. Have fabric selected, just have to find the time to start. some other project must be completed first.

    —Christine on July 14, 2016
  • I have never made a Hexie project.

    —Claire Ross on July 14, 2016
  • Have never tried paper-piecing….but have had a loooove for Hexie’s…seems like "forver"! lol Have a large Hexie template & have started cutting some from scraps.

    Thank you for chance to win your Give-a-way too! 😀

    —Lori Morton on July 14, 2016
  • I have made some hexies & formed a few flowers. But I haven’t taken it any further than that. I do have a box set up with all of my hexies making supplies. I purchased a fiskars punch & card stock to make my own hexies templates too.
    I would live to win, thanks for the chance!

    —Laetitia Gerald on July 14, 2016
  • I’ve made a few and plan to make many more. I’m currently prepping a bunch to take with me on a trip.

    —Allie on July 14, 2016
  • I haven’t made any of the pieced hexies, but I really want to try them. I am making a traditional English Paper Pieced Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt out of 3/4″ hexagons.
    This calendar looks amazing!
    My email is: bestbelle2010@aol.com

    —Amanda B. on July 14, 2016
  • I can’t stop making them!!! I have 5 different Hexagon quilts going right now. They are additive!!! But, I LOVE them 🙂

    —Carolyn Hagerman on July 14, 2016
  • I love paper piecing, but I’ve never thought about hexagons before. I LOVE the looks of all the Hexagon blocks though! There’s an asymmetry, but repetition that matches my sense of aesthetic! I like the idea of a perpetual calendar, and having 365 patterns in one place! It’s so inspiring, and makes it seem do-able too! I would LOVE to try hexagons, and make them a part of my next quilt! Thank you for the wonderful inspiration, and help to get us started!

    —Sherry on July 14, 2016
  • I have tried sewing hexies and love them. And I intend to make a lot more hexies in the future.

    —Linda Webster on July 14, 2016
  • I have not made any hexies yet. But I am intrigued. I have a long cruise coming up this fall that would be a good opportunity for some handwork.

    —Beth on July 14, 2016
  • I’ve made grandmother’s flower blocks from hexies. Love the new ideas and bright colors in these blocks. They are a great take-along project

    —Joan on July 14, 2016
  • I love hexies and am working on a mini grandmothers flower garde with 5/8 in hexies, the size still to be determined by when I run out of my center yellow hexies, but probably a respectable wall hanging.

    —sue a on July 14, 2016
  • I have wanted to make pieced hexagons for a long time. But other quilt patterns get in the way. Will never live long enough to make all the quilts I want to make. My mother made a flower garden for me in the 80’s and I still want to make one myself. Your calendar looks enticing.

    —Kate Humbert on July 15, 2016
  • I have been doing hexies, epp, for several years. It is very portable. My biggest hand sewing projects are table runners. Great ideas.

    —nancy in IN on July 15, 2016
  • I have tried hexagons, and the more I do, the more I want to do!

    —Lizzie on July 15, 2016
  • I have always wanted to try hexies, they are beautiful and present so many design possibilities but I’m a big chicken. I seriously think I’ll dive right in with this clever-clever book/calendar.

    —ckachel on July 15, 2016
  • I have done a few hexagons out of Katja’s book. I find them fun to do.

    —Peggy Carstens on July 15, 2016
  • I have never tried hexagons except for making a "Grandmother’s Flower Garden" block for a potholder years ago. That wasn’t interesting enough to keep going with it but these pieced hexies are a whole nother ballgame! These designs are captivatingly beautiful.

    —Kathy Renz on July 15, 2016
  • I want to try!

    —Allison C on July 15, 2016
  • #1 I want to try making hexies.

    —Teresa Knittingdancer on July 15, 2016
  • I haven’t tried Hexies but they look addicting.

    —Rosalind Gutierrez on July 15, 2016
  • I have made quilts and quilted items using hexes. I love the colors in the calendar! Would like to try some new patterns.

    —Susan Goodwin on July 15, 2016
  • I want to try 🙂

    —Rose on July 15, 2016
  • Oh, yes! I am addicted to hexies! I have made a few small projects and one throw-sized quilt that I designed myself on Hexie paper. It is of a large Celtic triquetra and it took me 5 months to complete, from design to binding, but it is the quilt I am most proud of. This new calendar is a dream come true for me.

    —Jennifer Faith on July 15, 2016
  • I am involved in her "blocks on the go". Talk about addicting!

    —Elaine Litton on July 15, 2016
  • Currently making a grandmother’s garden quilt. Love the hexies but haven’t tried the fussy cutting yet. Thanks for the chance to win Katja’s calendar!

    —Sherry Walley on July 15, 2016
  • I’ve made some hexies. I’ve experimented with the hand made version and with the versions made with rulers (and machine pieced). Do like their look. Have not experimented with putting lots of little hexie pieces together like Katja does, but his is on my list. Thanks for the giveaway.

    —Laura on July 15, 2016
  • I love English paper piecing, & have made several small wall hangings. And of course have some unfinished projects!

    —Jeannine on July 15, 2016
  • I’m a big fan of hexie projects on the go when I travel. Super easy to make a small travel kit of the project I’m working on and love how easily they come together. Thanks for the opportunity to win her calendar!

    —Wendy Snyder on July 15, 2016
  • Believe it or not, just this morning I have put together a little sewing kit to take on a trip with hexie templates and fabric (cut with the Accuquilt die!!) so I can finally try English Paper Piecing, which I am sure I will be addicted to in no time! The calendar looks amazing, just gotta have it!

    —Jade on July 15, 2016
  • I’m a 1.) want to try. What eye candy!

    —Carol K on July 15, 2016
  • I have made hexagons and enjoyed it. I would like to explore more options in using them.

    —Joan on July 15, 2016
  • I love hexagons Have a grandmothers flower garden quilt in progress. It is great to take along hexies to work on while traveling. Would love, love to have the calendar. Thanks for including me in the giveaway.

    —Mary Burn on July 15, 2016
  • I love Hexies!!!! They are so much fun, and easy to take along & stitch on the go. Love your calendar & all of your gorgeous quilts.
    Thanks for sharing & the opportunity to win.
    Lisa

    —Lisa Lilly on July 15, 2016
  • Love the calendar idea – have a work in progress from the book. I keep it kitted up and ready to roll whenever I need a "take along project".
    Also working on a Sue Spargo BOM and it has several hexies throughout the project. Would LOVE to win Katja’s calendar.

    —Dana Floyd on July 15, 2016
  • I have made a few – I would like to get more organized and attempt a "real" project with hexies!

    —Gwen Wehner on July 15, 2016
  • Have only made a few hexies by EPP method. Made even more by the "circle to hexagon" method. Want to add more hexie projects to my quilting.

    —L. Wilkinson on July 15, 2016
  • I made a hexagon block years ago. Would love to try newer ones.

    —Teri on July 15, 2016
  • I was lucky to come across a stack of ’30’s hexagon stitched with 1930’s fabrics at a garage sale. that was what got me started with hexies. I love them and am always looking for new ideas.

    —Barbaraben on July 15, 2016
  • I’ve made a few hexies before, but after seeing these beauties, I’d like to make more!

    —Marianne on July 15, 2016
  • I have an ongoing Grandmother’s Flower Garden, and love both the on-the-go nature of it and the way there is no deadline (and no end in sight!).

    —Beth T. on July 15, 2016
  • This calendar looks great to continue and expand what I have
    done with this technique. I just finished a small hexie
    quilt and enjoyed the process and end results.

    —Dorothy M on July 15, 2016
  • I love Hexies, all types of Hexies. I’ve been making them for over 20 years. It’s a great way to relax and spend time with family and friends and still be able to stitch. Love it!

    —Gidget on July 15, 2016
  • I just love hexagons and would love to win the calendar!

    —Janice Mockmore on July 15, 2016
  • I am completely hooked on EPP and hexagons especially – theoretically, I thought it would be cheaper than Therapy – but, fussy cutting fabrics mean you need a great deal of fabric to choose from!
    Who knew!
    Katja’s New Hexagon book is superb and am sure this Perpetual Calender will another book to top everyones Wish List : )

    —lyn lewis on July 15, 2016
  • I have sewn hexes. The first time was when I became engaged. My grandmother showed me a quilt that my great mother had started for me. She died 70 years ago just before my 3rd birthday. My grandmother had pieced it further until it was twin sized. So I took the top and the additional hexes and made it fit a double sized bed. My grandparents then had it quilted for us for a wedding quilt. More recently I made a twin sized I Spy quilt using a EPP method. It was for our youngest grandson. I also have an UFO which is a one block wonder project. I really like all the possibilities there are using methods such as those pictured here.

    —Nancy A on July 15, 2016
  • I have made some hexies. The multipiece hexies are intriguing. I would love to try it.

    —Cheri Bergeron on July 15, 2016
  • I would love to try making hexes! Also love the perpetual calendar format. I would sure be excited to win it ( it would be a very nice birthday present).🎂
    Julie

    —Julie on July 15, 2016
  • Katja made me a fan. I love choosing the fabrics to make a design my own but having the layout figured out for me. I’m only on round 3 rosette #2 but am enjoying the process for as long as it takes. I want the calendar too.

    —Karen Falvey on July 15, 2016
  • I have made a Hexi quilt and was not sure if I would ever make another one. This multipiece hexi would be fun to try. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.

    —Renea Yarolim on July 15, 2016
  • I want to try them. They look like they would be an ideal project for travelling. A quilt-along could be really fun.

    —Deborah DeBerry on July 15, 2016
  • I’ve made a few hexies for a block of the month. For someone who really detests hand sewing, I actually enjoyed it. Wouldn’t mind trying some more.

    Laura B on July 15, 2016
  • I have made a few! They do make beautiful creative quilts!

    —Bridget on July 15, 2016
  • Love sewing regular hexies. Must say I love all your intriguing designs. Will have to try some. Looks like so much fun!

    —Vicki L on July 15, 2016
  • I have made two quilts using the 2 1/2 size. Been planning on making 1/2 size. The big size may be fun to use up lots of odd shape. It would be fun to have a calendar I could use over and over so it is on my list. Thanks for the fun and so along.

    —Linda Christianson on July 15, 2016
  • I learned how to do English Paper Piecing by trying a sample pack at Katja’s store several years ago. I took them back to my guild and while working on them, attracted the attention of many guild members. Before long, lots of others were working on EPP. It is addictive! I love that it can easily travel with me. It is certainly a way to meet new people because many ask what I am doing. I’d love to work on different ones each day! Thanks for the opportunity to win this new book. (Congratulations Katja)

    —Wendy V on July 15, 2016
  • I have never made them, they always looked like a lot of work. I saw a demonstration at a local quilt show last week and I think I would like to try them.

    —Cindy Schultz on July 15, 2016
  • I would like to try English paper piecing since I have enjoyed hand-piecing traditional quilt blocks in the past. Thanks for publishing this darling calendar that’s filled with inspiration!

    —JLouise on July 15, 2016
  • No, I’ve never tried a hexagon quilt. I never thought of them as anything except "Grandmother’s Flower Garden", not my favorite quilt. Now that I’ve seen some of the newer hexagon deigns I think I’ll give this a try.

    —Nelda Mohr on July 15, 2016
  • Heroes would be a new quilting experience for me. I want to share the ideas with my guild!

    —Margaret on July 16, 2016
  • Have not made them but the quilts are beautiful.

    —Sonia Afanador on July 16, 2016
  • I’ve been making small hexagon flowers to swap. I would love the calendar. I had a quilt block one once upon s time.

    —Peggy Wilson on July 16, 2016
  • I love making hexies. Take them with me everywhere. A great project to take on the go. Doing Katja’s Hexie’s on the Go and just love it. Hexies are a great project for kids too – got my granddaughters involved in making a family quilt. Would love the calendar as it would be like going to heaven – a new block each day.

    —Ruth on July 16, 2016
  • Love, love love, hexies. Katja’s quilts are stunning and this calendar has been on my "wish list" since I first learned of it. I have made a hexie table runner out of scraps and a wallhanging, where several of the hexies have embroidered designs on them…a Wild Olive design. Hexies are a great portable project and a wonderful way to use up those precious scraps that are just "too cute to throw away"

    —Shelley E on July 16, 2016
  • Never tried hexies; always a bit intimidated by them. After looking at the sew along from her first book I definitely want to try them now!

    —Gail on July 16, 2016
  • I have made two table runners using hexagons. They get easier as I sew along.

    —Judy B on July 16, 2016
  • I started making hexies about 10 years ago for a simple small wall hanging and quit for awhile, but now I have made hundreds which are going together very slowly. I hope to have them come together as a lap-sized quilt. Thanks for the chance to win!

    —Linda Towers on July 16, 2016
  • I would love to try hexies! I have never made them,but do love them.

    —Jackie Isler on July 17, 2016
  • I have made a few hexies, but nothing as intriguing as the ones made by Katja. Would love to have the calendar to see some of the infinite possibilities.

    —Nancy N on July 17, 2016
  • I’ve made some hexagon quilts before including the pieced hexagon pattern that was based on Escher’s interlocking lizard picture. I like them alot. I think I have two projects midwork at the moment that I have to finish.

    —Lucy L on July 17, 2016
  • I spent about the last five years of my "TV and hand sewing time" making an Easter bedspread, with a bunny and eggs, containing something over 4500 1-inch hexagons. I was exploring the idea that hexagons line up like beading, and adapted several beading patterns for this project. I am very excited by the larger, composite hexagons on this calendar; and intend to check out the author’s website.

    —Candy Gawne on July 17, 2016
  • 1) want to try. I LOVE te look of hexies

    —Carmen N on July 17, 2016
  • I would love to try! They look beautiful,and challenging. I’d love to teach my aging brain a few new tricks. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

    —Rose D. on July 17, 2016
  • My boys G-G-ma on their dad’s side only made hexie quilts. She said they were so easy. At the time i did not quilt so thought differently. lol Times change…

    —Shirley on July 17, 2016
  • Hexagons have always been a bit scary to me, but the millifiori hexies were delightful! And the calendar is a must have!

    Karen on July 17, 2016
  • Can’t stop making them… I have been using English paper piecing for many years. Nice to see the refreshingly modern applications from today’s designers.

    —Gina M on July 17, 2016
  • Wow! Usually only make quick quilts but those look worth the time. Never made a hexie quilt but I would like to try

    —Christine S on July 18, 2016
  • Oh my yes, I have made a couple hundred hexies, but have never made anything from them. I just have an ever growing bag of hexies… someday they will be a project.

    —Cindy M in Oregon on July 18, 2016
  • I’m fairly new to EPP, but love that it is very portable.

    Karyn K on July 18, 2016
  • My mother and I were making hexagon quilts back in 2003 but that was the traditional Grandmother’s Flower garden pattern. She would have loved these bright colors and interesting patterns!

    —Diane on July 18, 2016
  • I inherited an unfinished very poorly pieced antique grandmother’s flower garden top. In craziness, I washed it by hand and then un-pieced it salvaging the good parts and am in the process of hand sewing it back together adding a few new reproduction fabrics. It may be craziness but the process is relaxing even if it takes me ’til I am 90 to complete it. I love the perfectly fitting hand-pieced flowers. Since they were roughly cut it was the only way to make it fit back together.

    —Jeanne on July 18, 2016
  • I’m making a Hoxie quilt right now. What a great "new" trend.

    —Pat Seager on July 18, 2016
  • I haven’t sewn hexies yet. I’d love this calendar.

    —Nicole Sender on July 20, 2016
  • I’ve only made a few, for two small/mini quilts. But I did enjoy it. I think this perpetual calendar would spur me on to try more.

    —Renee Welton on July 20, 2016
  • Love what you have done with the hexy’s. I have always been fascinated with the little fellers, just never got very far with them, have a ufo of them from years ago should get it out and finish it. lol

    —Shirley on July 22, 2016
  • I like to make hexie in every where, anytime. Big ones and small ones. And i like to make more off them. IT is an addiction hexie ‘s

    Jolanda on July 23, 2016
  • I am totally in love with hexogons & diamonds & what they cam become.

    —caroline j rohrer on August 12, 2016

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