Tag: hexies

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How important is it that your quilt is ‘perfect’? Do all the points and seams have to match exactly? Does your colour choice have to meet with universal approval? Should your stitch-in-the ditch stay there and never deviate? Should your quilting stitches be beautifully even and neat and accurate? Or, alternatively, why are you making…

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The thimble is a staple for every sewing stash but the basic thimble has its limitations and isn’t always the best or most comfortable option, especially when it comes to the exacting needs of specialised or prolonged stitch work! It isn’t always the tip of the finger that needs protection and many of us prefer…

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The sun keeps shining (hopefully it’ll stay that way!), flowers blooming, birds tweeting away. The summer is arriving at long last we think. Longer lighter evenings give us much more time to sew, and you can even do it on the go whilst you’re on your summer holidays with some English Paper Piecing. If astronaut…

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This ‘Sew Simple Super-Soft Polyester’ comes pre-packed in quite useful sizes including Queen, Twin and also in Three Metre lengths. My package, described as ‘Baby Size’, is 114 x 152 cms or 45 x 60 inches. I measured it, just to check, and sure enough the sizing is generous.   Intelligentmother.com advises that a crib…