Hexi bath mat made by Lizzy

This was a quick last minute gift to send off to my mum for Mother’s Day. She pretty much has everything so I needed something that was useful…& gorgeous!

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Here’s how I made it

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I chose fabrics too match her bathroom tiles…blues, yellows & turquoise then made up basic hexagons
I’ve always had a soft spot for hexi patchwork, infact it was my mum who taught me how too make them many years ago. I sewed strips of them together

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It grew fast

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I think the colours work well together

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Once the top seemed the correct size I sandwiched it onto some wadding backed with a remnant of curtain lining. It seemed a bit water resistant so thought it a good choice

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I decided too simply follow the shape of the hexi’s & stitch around them in the ditch ( the seam). It gives a nice plump effect

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I’d cut the backing big enough too turn over as the edge binding, I like too use this method, zig zag stitching it down

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I added a cute label & ta daaa all done

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About Craft Hill Fabric Artisans

Hi, we are a mother and daughter tea drinking, tattoo wearing duo of crafters. Every Wednesday evening we get together and make beautiful things for friends, family and sometimes ourselves. Helped along the way by sometime models & general pests Izzy the Border Terrier & Archie the Patterdale terrier (spot them in our pic's) We are both living in beautiful Devon but grew up in Norfolk. We call ourselves Fabric Artisans & this has come down through five generations of seamstresses, needle women & crafters of all things fabric.
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5 Responses to Hexi bath mat made by Lizzy

  1. It’s beautiful! I always have a hexi project going myself! There is just something so relaxing about it.

  2. dawnmariew19 says:

    Love it, especially the colors!

  3. craftysorcha says:

    Such a lovely idea for a gift. I had never even thought about making a quilted bathmat – another thing to go on my “To do” list! Thanks for the inspiration!

  4. Your stitching is SO neat! Wowzers. I would never be that neat by hand!

  5. lalinsocal says:

    very nicely done, makes me want to get cracking on one of my own! 🙂

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