place the paper template on a scrap of fabric and cut the fabric approx 1/4 inch larger than the template on all sides repeat for the 6 petal and 1 center . 11) i had leftover material from 8\u0027x4\u2032 board so i used the extras and my hex template to cut out hills with a box cutter knife i used the soldering iron . #1b. hexagon premium corporate invoice template 4. 4 / 15. making and using hexagon templates for fabulous fussy cuts. thing i do is pin each one of these hexagon templates to a piece of quilting fabric (100% cotton) then cut around the template leaving about 1/4 inch .