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Mini Half Hexi block

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Jenny Doan of Missouri Quilt Company and Lisa Hirsch of the Kansas City Modern Quilt Guild have a new video out Tutorial-082 Half Hexi Applique using a half Hexi template to make a Hexi Gem Quilt. After watching it I thought "Wow" what a great idea Lisa Hirsch has come up with! But I don't have time right now for a full size quilt I have two mini quilt due in the next week. "Wow" I really love that Star in the middle I have to shrink it! So I have. (Hopefully not to many Wows but it did excite me into motion)! Create a smaller template I used a hexagon ruler I have that makes all different size hexagons and made a 3 1/2 cardboard templete. Then cut it it half! I now have a template for the mini half gem. Background Fabric for one block Cut (4) - 6 1/2 square blocks Mini half hexi need - 8 with iron on backing (Heat N' Bond Lite - Iron on adhesive) Cut 2 - 3" strips off a fat quarter (I do my strips a little bigger because I hate to get