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!


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

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

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

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