Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Geometry 101

Many times I have acknowledged that maths is not my strong suit. I like to remind myself of this by producing new evidence on a fairly regular basis. My 'make a hexy a week' project is already running a little behind schedule.


To put these block sections together successfully, all the angles need to be running the same way. That didn't occur to me when I started stitching them together.


I have since learnt a couple of things. 
1. Lay the paper pieces out correctly first and mark the backs before you go anywhere near the fabric! 
2. There is a weird but inexpensive tool called a tailor's awl that is just magic for unsticking  erroneous basting. I suspect it will be used quite often over the next few months.

Wishing you all a relaxing and crafty Easter weekend!


4 comments:

  1. All the little errors are forgotten seeing that lovely block on the right! Good luck with your future endeavours!

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  2. Yes, based on the block on the right, it's going to be fabulous.

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  3. Cute post. I produce evidence regularly too ; )
    Pretty hexies

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  4. Love the one you've made, good luck with the future blocks :-)

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