April 19 ~ Quilt of the Day

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Falling Hexagons Doll Quilt by Beth, Wee Pereas

This 13″ x15″ doll quilt was Beth’s first time sewing hexagons. The 1/2 ” hexagons are appliquΓ©d onto white Kona cotton and the back is natural linen. Don’t you just love the dot binding too?

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127 Responses to April 19 ~ Quilt of the Day

  1. Krystina says:

    What is the binding made out of? I love it!

  2. I’ll have to try hexagons one of these days…when I get brave enough.

  3. GmaTerri says:

    What a cute idea for a charity child’s quilt!

  4. Ethne says:

    What a charming top – I love it

  5. Linda says:

    Really cute! Love the quilting!

  6. Kim says:

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  7. kern says:

    Now see that is a do-able hexy quilt! I have some hexagon papers to try but I know there is no way I’m making a grandmother’s flower garden. I’ll have to try something like this.

  8. Emily says:

    i love this quilt! i think that it has motivated me to try and make one myself . . .

  9. Katie says:

    I love that it’s quilted in hexagons too. Every quilt has been so inspiring! I wish my machine were here at home with me rather than getting repaired πŸ™

  10. Rose L says:

    What a nice way to use hexagons… a little going a long way. πŸ™‚

  11. Sophia DeLonghi says:

    Can’t believe how so few hexagons can pack such a punch to make a beautiful graphic desgin.

  12. Somer says:

    Oh, I love this!

  13. artbeth says:

    These simple colors and shapes on white are so attractive.

  14. Dempsey says:

    I always love colorful quilts with white to set the colors off! This is one of my favorites!

  15. Sara says:

    Love the rainbowish colors!

  16. I love the different colors! I’m going to try one like this!

  17. Nancy S. says:

    Very cute; love the bright colors.

  18. Suzanne says:

    This is such a sweet little quilt!

  19. Lin says:

    I would love to try the hexagons one day. Thanks for sharing!

  20. Kristin says:

    Wow, I really love the rainbow on white color scheme. The hexagons really make it amazing though!

  21. abi says:


  22. Rebecca says:

    Oh man, I haven’t tried hexagons yet, but that just inspired another quilt idea. Wonder if I could finish it for mothers day.

  23. Catarina says:

    Simplicity and beauty. congrats on this lovely quilt!

  24. Marcia W. says:

    I like the shadow quilted hexagons that are randomly scattered across the quilt top. This is a special dollie quilt.

  25. Isobel says:

    I love the way you’ve moved through the colour spectrum. Looks great!

  26. Sylvie says:

    This mini quilt is just GREAT !

  27. So pretty. I love hexagons.

  28. Shelly says:


  29. Laurel says:

    Very pretty.

  30. Julia says:

    Seriously. This is cute, cute, cute!!

  31. Rachel says:

    Very pretty!

  32. sharon says:

    Great idea, I actually love making hexie quilts! Thanks Sharonj.

  33. Caro says:

    Love the little hexi quilt. I really enjoy your blog. Thanks for the opportunity to win some great prizes.

  34. Megan Presley says:

    This is so cute! I love hexagons, even though I haven’t tried making any yet!

  35. PaulaK says:

    Love the way hexes were used on this -sweet and simple! I always love color progression work.

  36. Jen says:

    I just finished paper piecing 100+ 1-inch hexagons to make a scrap doll quilt for my 4 year old – this is simply adorable!!

  37. Marina says:

    I am making some hexagons as we speak and love the look of this quilt!

  38. Lynn D. says:

    What a wonderful little quilt!

  39. Kelly says:

    I love the simplicity of this quilt, the rainbow, the quilted hexes, I would love to see (someone else make) this in a bed size!

  40. It’s so sweet!

  41. Morgan says:

    Cute! Love the rainbow look.

  42. Sara says:

    This is a quilt that is unique, colorful and playful all wrapped up in one quilt!

  43. Peggy Bennett says:

    This is it! I must try making a hexagon something even if it will be small.

  44. Maureen says:

    Coordinated quilt with hexagons, appliques and quilted in the background with a novelty dot binding.

  45. sewlindaann says:

    The hexagons are great and I love the simplicity of the quilt. but my favorite is that binding, too adorable.

  46. Laura says:

    Great quilt! I love how the white space really makes the “flowers” pop!

  47. Veronica says:

    I love how each hexagon flower is in a different color. Very cute!

  48. Shelley says:

    absolutely love this little quilt – inspires me to get to work…

  49. Marg says:

    That is so cute. That quilt has made me want to try making some hexagons. I like that there are just a few, instead of having to make an entire quilt.

  50. Ramona says:

    I love polka dots in a quilt and those hexagons are so sweet.

  51. Trina says:

    oooh- wish I could do that, they look adorable!

  52. Oherin says:

    I love the hexagon quilting. πŸ™‚

  53. Leah says:

    That is a cute idea!

  54. Wendy says:

    Love those colors!

  55. Christina says:

    How cute! I just started making hexies thanks to Melanie at Texas Freckles. So addictive. πŸ™‚

  56. Rochelle says:

    Great quilt colors! Awesome prizes too….

  57. Marta says:

    This quilt makes me want to cry. It is so beautiful!

  58. Sam says:

    This is so cute! I love the hexagons! Thanks for sharing with us.

  59. Andi says:

    I do love the dot binding and also the hexagons mirrored in the quilting – fabulous!

  60. Jessica B says:

    Lovely quilt!

  61. lisap says:

    Half inch hexies?!! Beth must have amazing eyesight! I would have to use tweezers and a magnefying glass!

  62. alisha says:

    Very cute. I haven’t tried hexagons, but I love the look.

  63. sang says:

    Super cute! Don’t know if I have the patience to hand sew a bunch of hexagons…maybe if I start with a really small project.

  64. Kiza M says:

    What a cute and happy little quilt! I’m so impressed by anyone who’s brave enough to attempt hexagons. They look so amazing.

  65. Deb V says:

    I love the binding on this quilt. It makes it extra special.

  66. Char says:

    Oooo, beautiful little quilt!

  67. Marcelle says:

    I love these flowers! so cute πŸ™‚

  68. gwyneth says:

    i love the hexagon!

  69. Natalie says:

    That quilt is super cute.

  70. KT says:

    SO CUTE! I want to make one to hang on the wall.

  71. susan says:

    yea beth!!!
    way to go, how neat is that???
    i adore this quiltie of yours

  72. Elizabeth says:

    I haven’t attempted hexagons yet, I’m a bit scared. I only just started doing triangles!

  73. duff says:

    Hexagons are all the rage right now! This little number is perfect for those of us who are new but want to try it out–thanks! It’s adorable! I love the color choices.

  74. Beth says:

    Yeah! Thanks you for featuring my hexagon quilt!
    I encourage anyone who might be hesitant to give hexagons a try! They can be very addictive, and just a few can be appliqued onto a quilt, a pouch or a tote bag for a very big effect!

  75. Sorahart says:

    I hope this isn’t as hard as it looks. I would love to make something like this with the geometry.

  76. Beth Ellen says:

    I think I will be sewing something with hexagons soon–they are just so charming!

  77. ~Helena~ says:

    The quilt is cute, such a good idea to make small first go around.

  78. Elizabeth says:

    I want to make this on a big scale!!

  79. Jessica says:

    Simple and Lovely!

  80. Jeni says:

    So pretty!

  81. Katie B says:

    I do love it! Cute use of hexagons.

  82. Leah says:

    I’m always a sucker for anything rainbow. This is darling!

  83. Vicki K says:

    Good timing for me! I like the sampling without committing to an entire hex quilt. I just received a template and wanted to use it but wasn’t sure if I could do a whole big quilt with it…

  84. Aparna Mulgund says:

    Cute! I have never made hexagons before. I must try this soon.

  85. Amy says:

    Very cute!

  86. Rachel says:

    Ooooh… I so need to make some hexagons!

  87. DebbieKL says:

    Very nice! Looks tricky!

  88. Jenny says:

    so lovely! great quilt Beth!

  89. I am currently working in a twin sized quilt made entirely of hexagons…all by hand! I love hexagons! this one is so pretty.

  90. PeachRainbow says:

    Yes, Love everything about this quilt!

  91. kimmer says:

    What a great idea! I inherited some hexes made from old silk/satin/home decor weight fabrics and never knew what to do with them! Now I’m seeing them as small quilts for my daughter’s collection of American Girl Dolls. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

  92. too cute! Those polka dots are just perfect

  93. SofiAlgarvia says:

    Lovely quilt! Not too much hexagon, not so few hexagons, just the perfect quantity! And the colors are very well chosen! Lovely, just lovely!

  94. Kelli says:

    I love hexagons and want to try them…but like a lot of other posters, I didn’t think I could make a big quilt. This is the perfect idea! I love it and I will definitely be copying this at some point!!! THANKS!

  95. Rachelle says:

    Love this one!!!!

  96. Melissa says:

    I am really loving these simple white quilts with the primary colors on them!

  97. Susanne says:

    love the colours, and how taking just a small number of a simple element makes it stand out so nicely!

  98. Cathy A says:

    What a lovely little quilt!

  99. qsogirl says:

    I really like the white-on-white hexagons (quilting? applique?).

  100. What a little cutie!! So vintage styled.

  101. delitealex says:

    Love the hexagons.

  102. Alicia says:

    Ooh this gives me a great inspiration for the baby quilt I’ve been pondering! Thanks for unblocking my creativity block!

  103. Tina says:

    Love this! I have just been enchanted by hexagons recently but I haven’t had time to try them out yet. I guess I will just have to make the time!

  104. Christine says:

    Wow! I love the simplicity of that quilt. It’s gorgeous!

  105. Margaret says:

    Very cute quilt and a nice project to start with hexagons!

  106. Rene says:

    Love that polka dot binding!

  107. elle says:

    the colour flow is great!

  108. Melissa C says:

    Very cute quilt. Love the binding and maybe I can do at least that many hexagons for my first time and make something cute also.

  109. Amy says:

    That little quilt is soooo cute! I love that poka dot binding!

  110. Erin says:

    Well done! I love the binding with the color blocks of the flowers.

  111. Kaylee says:

    I’ve done paper peiced hexogons. Mine wasn’t super cute like this one.

  112. Melissa says:

    What an adorable idea for a doll quilt!

  113. Beth says:

    Yes, I love the dotted binding too – very cute. They look like flowers, very pretty.

  114. Carolyn says:

    Now that is an awesome quilt!

  115. Kaylee says:

    Love it.

  116. Karo says:

    love the rainbow layout. and the dotted binding is super cute! πŸ™‚

  117. Becca says:

    So cute! Love the bright colors all clustered together on that crisp white background!

  118. upstatelisa says:

    yay Beth!!! very cute quilt!!!

  119. Amanda says:

    I love this quilt! I have always wanted to do a hexagon quilt, but it always seems so time-consuming and labor-intensive. This is a really great idea.

  120. Annette says:

    LOVE IT! I have to admit to a very soft spot for hexagons… not necessarily a whole quilt of them, but definitely a smattering of them here and there… too cute.

  121. Diana says:

    Yes I do love the dot binding! πŸ™‚

  122. Danielle says:

    I have not attempted hexagons yet but this quilt is so lovely I might have to give them a try.

  123. Greeblygreebly says:

    Very cute!

  124. Kim says:

    Would love to win any of these books, especially Quilt it With Wool!

  125. Kim says:

    I love this quilt. So cute.

  126. Kaye Prince says:

    So pretty! I’m really into hexagons right now and love seeing all of the amazing things people are doing with them – wonderful job!

  127. Tong says:

    Lovely little hexie flowers! So pretty!

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