Get ready to craft some happy hexagons! We've created these free hexagon patterns for you to download and trace or print at home.


They come in seven different sizes so all it takes is a few clicks to have instant access to perfect six-sided shapes. This handy set of free printable hexagon templates contains all you need to sew honeycomb hexagon quilts, or print them out and use them to unwind with some soothing English Paper Piecing.

We've put together a set of free hexagon quilt templates in five different sizes so you can print out as many as you need.

Your free printable hexagons include:

  • 1in hexagon template
  • 1½in hexagon template
  • 2in hexagon template
  • 2½in hexagon template
  • 3in hexagon template
  • 3½in hexagon template
  • 4in hexagon template

Simply download the pdf file below, print, snip and sew. For ideas on what to do with them, check our best hexagon quilt patterns round-up, or if you're on the hunt for more quilting templates, try our free pentagon template.

These hexagons shapes are perfect for using with English Paper Piecing. Simply wrap them in your favourite fabric scraps and slip stitch together for quick and easy gifts like this sewing needle case. If you're new to EPP, check out our Beginner's Guide to English Paper Piecing to learn the ropes.

Free printable hexagon templates
Use our free printable hexagon templates for easy patchwork and quilting projects

Download your free printable hexagon templates

Simply click on the link below to print out as many sheets as you need to make patchwork cushions, quilts and more.


Free hexagon template PDF set 1

Includes 2in, 2½in, 3in, 3½ and 4in hexagon templates

Free hexagon template PDF set 2

Includes 1in, 1½in and 2in mini hexagon templates

Why not turn these hexagon templates into our mini patchwork hexagon decorations? Or try a more challenging project like our ombre quilt?

Want to learn more about quilting?

Head over to our complete quilting for beginners guide to learn everything you need to know about the wonderful world of quilting. 
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Have fun with our happy hexagon templates!

Our free printable hexagon templates are the perfect way to start your quilting journey.

They're versatile, allowing you to create beautiful patchwork quilts with EPP or other quilting methods.

All you need is your favourite spring fabric and some thread and ta dah! You have a collection of hexagons ready to be turned into something amazing.

Discover more paper piecing projects with Gathered

If you've enjoyed our free hexagon templates, we'd recommend checking out our free paper piecing patterns! These patterns are quick, simple and fun to make.


We also have a heart template printable archive for all your craft cutting needs.

Free hexagon templates for quilting


Lorna Slessor
Lorna SlessorCommissioning Editor, Love Patchwork & Quilting

Quilt pro and wordsmith Lorna has worked for Love Patchwork & Quilting for 4 years. She commissions the beautiful quilts inside the magazine, working with international leading quilt designers and makers to select the hottest quilt trends and modern quilts to share with her readers. If she’s not at work, she’s probably still covered in threads, designing quilt patterns for her small indie biz Cloth & Crescent with a scary film on in the background. Lorna can’t resist a curved quilt block and a solid fabric, and recently discovered the joys of snuggling under a cosy quilt sandwich to hand stitch the layers together the old fashioned way. Her designs and words have been featured in Love Patchwork & Quilting, Mollie Makes, Simply Sewing and In The Moment magazine. Find her on Instagram @clothandcrescent

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