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"Hexagons Made Easy" by Jen Eskridge

There was a write up in one of my e-newsletters about this book this morning. Even gave a few of the tips in the book.

The first tip mentioned was how to sew the hexagons so that all the edges are turned under. Put a facing on it, turn it right side out after making a slit in the facing for turning and then you apparently sew those together.

You'll take several steps out of your hexagon preparation and subsequent project completion. They will already have a backing, for one, if you leave one side open to turn the hexagon RSO instead of making a slit.

It's also stated that you can use this method with any geometric piece.

Thought I'd share in case anyone is interested.
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That's a very unique technique. I usually baste them, then machine zigzag over the seams for a smooth finish.
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Thanks for mentioning it! I'll have to put the book on my wishlist. Smile


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