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Improvisational Bowl of Candy Hexagons with Bea Lee

When: July 29, 2014
Where: Online
Time: 7-8pm ET (1 hour)
Cost: $19.99

Everyone’s crazy about hexagons these days, and quilt designer Bea Lee is no exception. Inspired by hexagon and triangle cutting dies, she developed an improvisational hexie block quilt that will make quick work of your scrap stash. In this live web seminar, you’ll learn her step-by-step process for designing, cutting, and piecing the “bowl of candy” blocks and tips for turning them into an eye-catching wall hanging or quilt.


  • How to coordinate scrap colors to create a block
  • How to cut fabric strips for improvisational piecing
  • How Bea uses EQ software to help lay out her quilt blocks
  • How to piece the Bowl of Candy blocks
  • How to use AccuQuilt Go Cutter dies to create the block shapes
  • An overview of the basic quilt construction, including matching, sewing, and pressing seams for accurate piecing
  • Ideas for other ways to design hexagon quilts, through a gallery of Bea’s examples


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