Monday, 1 June 2009

To Sew A Hemmed Shape

If you are going to decorate your centre Shape do so at this stage.

1. After cutting out the two shapes onto template plastic, cut the fabric out.

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3. Lay the large shape rightside down onto surface.

4. Lay decorated small shape wrongside onto the large shape.

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5. Start pinning the edges over by turning 1/4 inch over then over 1/4 inch again and pin into place.

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6. Turn all the edges over and pin into place.

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7. Using contrasting thread to match the large shape and stitch the edge with a hemming/invisible stitch all the way around the hem edge.
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8. Lightly press the shape.

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4 lovely people said....:

shopperdeb24 said...

thanks for this tutorial Tozz - I've signed up foir the swap now! :)

Debs said...

Thanks Vicki. You have me thinking about this swap now. Might go back and read the thread again on the forum.

Carol in E TN said...

I believe these blocks are 8 sided and would be called octagons and not hexagons! Darling quilt never the less.

Miss Nancy said...

Great tutorial! I am just now getting to it. Better late than never. Thank you for sharing your talents.