You will need some (quilting) fabric, paper or card stock, thread, needle and scissors. Oh and a pair of scissors for cutting paper.
You need a template for your hexagons, so pop over to the Hexagonal Graph Paper PDF Generator and create your own. It's really simple to do. You can make them any size you want. I'm using 1" hexies below. The measurement applies to the sides of the hexagons, not the 'diameter'. This used to confuse me when I first went looking for hexagon templates. Which by the way you can buy in various places if you can't be bothered with cutting them out yourself. ;-)
I've used regular printer paper for my templates, but if you want to make large hexagons you might want to use card stock. They may be a bit floppy otherwise. But experiment and see what works.
You don't have to cut the fabric to a hexagon shape, you can use a square piece of fabric too. I haven't tried this myself, but I think I may have to since it would be a lot quicker to cut a bunch of squares than hexagon shapes. If anyone has tips for using squares, do leave them in the comments. :-)
Hooray! You made a hexagon! That really is all there is to it. :-)
Now go make a pile of 'em and I'll be back soon with a tutorial for how to put multiple hexies together. :-)
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