Read on for how to sew-up the large hexagon cushion of the trio. You can find links the other two cushions to match below. But now let’s reach for our rotary cutters and get sewing the large hexie cushion of the set. Don’t forget to check out more of Jemima’s designs over at tiedwitharibbon.com or follow her on instagram @tiedwitharibbon.
How to sew the large hexagon cushion
You will need
See our Modern Arrows patchwork cushion tutorial for the fabric requirements for the set of three cushions. If you’re just making this cushion, you’ll need roughly a third of the fabric we’ve listed but you may need to do a little quilt maths before you go fabric shopping!
- Seam allowances are ¼in, unless otherwise noted.
- RST = right sides together.
- WOF = width of fabric.
- WST = wrong sides together.
23in square approx
From the white fabric cut four (4) 4½in x WOF strips. Subcut to give forty-two (42) 41½in 60-degree triangles.
From each of six (6) different print fabrics cut four (4) 4½in 60-degree triangles.
From the cushion back fabric cut two (2) 23½in x 16½in rectangles.
From the binding fabric cut three (3) 2½in x WOF strips.
Making the large cushion
Arrange the white and print fabric triangles into six rows of eleven triangles each, experimenting with different print placements and rotating alternate triangles by 180 degrees so that the triangles tessellate.
Repeat steps 6–11 from our modern arrows patchwork cushion to make the cushion top, this time trimming to 23½in square.
Layer the cushion top with the 231⁄2in batting square and then repeat step 13 from our modern arrows patchwork cushion to quilt and bind the cushion.
Repeat step 14 from our modern arrows patchwork cushion with the 231⁄2in x 161⁄2in cushion back rectangles.
Repeat steps 15–17 from our modern arrows patchwork cushion to complete the large cushion.